The Basics of Astrophysics is a detailed series of 30 Articles starting from the question "What is Astrophysics" to studying the tools and techniques in Astrophysics, evolution of stars, black holes, galaxies etc.
Writers of this series
- Rishabh Nakra: Admin and Founder of the The Secrets of the Universe, I am pursuing my Master's in Physics and I am a research intern at Indian Institute of Astrophysics. I designed the series and wrote the articles on mainly Stellar Astrophysics and Basics Tools and Concepts of Astrophysics.
- Yashika Ghai: Editor at The Secrets of the Universe, I am pursuing my Doctorate in the field of theoretical plasma physics. I am hoping to join a prestigious lab in USA for my postdoc soon. I wrote the articles related to plasma physics such as the atmosphere of stars, Saha's equation, the articles on structure of Sun, the solar neutrino puzzle and CMB radiation.
- Simran Buttar: Editor and Key Contributor at The Secrets of the Universe, I am a former intern at Indian Institute of Science and Education Research, Mohali, and I am pursuing my Master's in Physics. I wrote the articles on some basic concepts of astronomy and Astrophysics of galactic and extra-galactic origin.