Theoretical Astronomy - Topics of Theoretical Astronomy

Topics of Theoretical Astronomy

Topics studied by theoretical astronomers include:

  1. stellar dynamics and evolution;
  2. galaxy formation;
  3. large-scale structure of matter in the Universe;
  4. origin of cosmic rays;
  5. general relativity and physical cosmology, including string cosmology and astroparticle physics.

Astrophysical relativity serves as a tool to gauge the properties of large scale structures for which gravitation plays a significant role in physical phenomena investigated and as the basis for black hole (astro)physics and the study of gravitational waves.

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