# An Introduction…

Introduction and intentions of this blog. Continue reading An Introduction…

Introduction and intentions of this blog. Continue reading An Introduction…

An overview and review of some of the results of one of my observing projects Continue reading Observing the Variable Star W Ursae Majoris

**SOURCES FOR CONTENT: Neuenschwander, D.E., Tensor Calculus for Physics, 2015. Johns Hopkins University Press. **

In this post, I continue the introduction of tensor calculus by discussing coordinates and coordinate transformations as applied to relativity theory. (A side note: I have acquired Misner, Thorne, and Wheeler’s Gravitation and will be using it sparingly given its reputation and weight of the material.)

Continue reading “Coordinates and Transformations of Coordinates”

In my final semester, my course load included a graduate course that had two modules: astronomical instrumentation and numerical modeling. … Continue reading Derivation of the Finite-Difference Equations

SOURCE FOR CONTENT: Davidson, P.A., 2001, An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics. 3. The purpose of this post is to introduce the … Continue reading Helicity and Magnetic Helicity

SOURCES: Tricomi, F.G., Integral Equations. 1985. Dover. 1. Wazwaz, A.M., A First Course in Integral Equations. 2015. 3.6 In regards to solving … Continue reading Method of Successive Approximations-Elementary Methods to Solving Integral Equations

SOURCE FOR CONTENT: Choudhuri, A.R., 2010. Astrophysics for Physicists. Ch. 8. In the previous post we saw the consequences of different regimes … Continue reading “Proof” of Alfven’s Theorem of Flux Freezing

NOTE: I verified the solution using the following text: Boyce, W. and DiPrima, R. Elementary Differential Equations. In this post, I … Continue reading Deriving the Bessel Function of the First Kind for Zeroth Order

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