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astrophysics

noun [U] uk   /ˌæs.trəʊˈfɪz.ɪks/  us   /-troʊ-/
the type of astronomy that uses physical laws and ideas to explain the behaviour of the stars and other objects in space
astrophysical
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/  us   /-troʊ-/
astrophysicist
noun [C] uk   /-ɪ.sɪst/  us   /-troʊ-/
someone who studies astrophysics
Translations of “astrophysics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 天體物理學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天体物理学…
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