By Kris Heyde
This monograph originated from quite a few lectures held through the writer. It deals a concise evaluate of recent nuclear study, beginning with a dialogue of nucleon--nucleon interactions via nuclear constitution and electromagnetic interactions. The textual content keeps with an exploration of nuclear topic at excessive densities. The final chapters are dedicated to the nucleus as a tiny laboratory the place basic actual approaches are to be investigated. eventually, the cosmic connection among nuclear and astrophysics is demonstrated. This brief evaluation supplies views for extra examine at amenities around the world and will function a resource for teachers and graduate scholars alike.