By Malcolm S. Longair
Supplying scholars with an in-depth account of the astrophysics of excessive strength phenomena within the Universe, the 3rd variation of this well-established textbook is perfect for complicated undergraduate and starting graduate classes in excessive power astrophysics. development at the recommendations and methods taught in average undergraduate classes, this textbook offers the astronomical and astrophysical heritage for college students to discover extra complex themes. precise emphasis is given to the underlying actual ideas of excessive power astrophysics, supporting scholars comprehend the fundamental physics. Now consolidated right into a single-volume remedy, the 3rd variation has been thoroughly rewritten. It covers the newest discoveries in components reminiscent of gamma-ray bursts, ultra-high strength cosmic rays and ultra-high power gamma rays. the subjects were rearranged and streamlined to lead them to extra appropriate to quite a lot of assorted astrophysical difficulties.