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Physics and astrophysics

V. L. Ginzburg

Physics and astrophysics

a selection of key problems

by V. L. Ginzburg

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementV.L. Ginzburg.
The Physical Object
Pagination122p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19667967M

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Four problem sets, averaging three problems per set, accompany each volume. The problems expand on the material covered in the texts and represent the level of calculational skill needed to write scientific papers in contemporary astrophysics.

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