This publication consists of eight selected papers from the workshop of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications held in 2002. The workshop brought together professionals from developed and developing countries, allowing for an exchange of information in several space-related fields. Topics discussed include: telecommunications, remote sensing and satellite applications, global environment and land resources management, and international space regulations. The papers discuss a variety of science policy issues including the subject of astrophysics for university physics courses.INTRODUCTION The problem: This text responds to the question posed by many universities: aquot;How can we introduce some astrophysics in our physics courses? ... Answers are provided to all problems. ... the interesting topics in modern astronomy and astrophysics, ranging from the solar system to black holes in galaxies.
|Title||:||Seminars of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2003|