**High Energy Astrophysics**

by Jonathan Katz

**Publisher**: The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing 1986**ISBN/ASIN**: 0201118300**ISBN-13**: 9780201118308**Number of pages**: 338

**Description**:

This book describes the ingredients, methods, and results of modern astrophysical phenomenology and modeling for advanced undergraduates or beginning graduate students. It is meant to be explanatory and expository, rather than complete or definitive.

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