What is another word for astrophysics?

Pronunciation: [ˌastɹəfˈɪzɪks] (IPA)

Astrophysics, a branch of astronomy that deals with the physical properties of celestial objects and the processes that govern their behavior, has several synonyms. It is also known as astrophysiology, cosmology, celestial mechanics, and astrochemistry. Astrophysiology is a term that emphasizes the study of the physical and chemical processes that take place in stars and other celestial bodies. Cosmology refers to the study of the origin, evolution, and structure of the universe. Celestial mechanics is the branch of astrophysics that deals with the motions of celestial bodies. Astrochemistry is the study of the chemical makeup of celestial bodies and how chemical reactions impact their behavior. These synonyms demonstrate the breadth and interdisciplinary nature of astrophysics.

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Usage examples for Astrophysics

He faded out his own office, and was immediately replaced by an astrophysics laboratory.
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Mark Irvin Clifton
Admittedly, he didn't have much knowledge of astrophysics or radio astronomy.
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Harold Leland Goodwin
There are others that are difficult to explain, unless you have a good background in astrophysics, Rick.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery"
Harold Leland Goodwin

Famous quotes with Astrophysics

  • I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs.
    Hannes Alfven
  • The condensation of all property in the hands of one individual is an economic catastrophe-something like the formation of a black hole in astrophysics. It's obviously bad news for the majority of the people, who are left penniless. But even if you happen to be the big winner, your victory may prove hollow. Although you have all the riches in the world, you can't buy a thing, because no one else has goods to sell.
    Brian Hayes (scientist)
  • Hughes, who had entered the space program from astrophysics, came with a very good record, in fact a brilliant one. This troubled many of his military superiors, to whom high intelligence was a code word for instability and insubordination.
    Ursula K. Le Guin

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