By Malcolm S. Longair
Offering scholars with an in-depth account of the astrophysics of excessive power phenomena within the Universe, the 3rd version of this well-established textbook is perfect for complicated undergraduate and starting graduate classes in excessive strength astrophysics. construction at the options and methods taught in commonplace undergraduate classes, this textbook presents the astronomical and astrophysical historical past for college students to discover extra complicated issues. particular 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 therapy, the 3rd variation has been thoroughly rewritten. It covers the newest discoveries in parts reminiscent of gamma-ray bursts, ultra-high power cosmic rays and ultra-high power gamma rays. the themes were rearranged and streamlined to cause them to extra acceptable to a variety of diverse astrophysical difficulties.