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"Just the thing for a first year university science
"This is a beautiful book in both concept and
---Sky & Telescope
About the Author:
Frank Shu is a Professor of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 1968. Shu has written a number of expository articles for the lay public, and is the author of The Physics of Astrophysics, Volumes I and II. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Academia Sinica.
Translated into Greek and Chinese.