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Mathematics and explanation in astronomy and astrophysics
McCabe, Gordon
Structure of Theories
Mathematics
Physics
The purpose of this paper is to expound and clarify the mathematics and explanations commonly employed in certain notable areas of astronomy and astrophysics. The first section concentrates upon the mathematics employed to represent and understand stellar structure and evolution. The second section analyses two different explanations for the structure of spiral galaxies.
2007-02
Preprint
NonPeerReviewed
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http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/3179/1/Astro.pdf
McCabe, Gordon (2007) Mathematics and explanation in astronomy and astrophysics. [Preprint]
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/3179/