Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe (6th Edition)

Brief Description : The authors incorporate three themes in this briefer version of their two textbooks; process of science (how we know what we know), the size and scale of the universe as well as the evolution of the universe. …

Brief Description : The authors incorporate three themes in this briefer version of their two textbooks; process of science (how we know what we know), the size and scale of the universe as well as the evolution of the universe. A Beginner’s Guide emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and a leading-edge technology program. Key Topics : Charting the Heavens : The Foundations of Astronomy, The Copernican Revolution : The Birth of Modern Science, Light and Matter : The Inner Workings of the Cosmos, Telescopes : The Tools of Astronomy, The Solar System : Interplanetary Matter and the Birth of the Planets, Earth and Its Moon : Our Cosmic Backyard, The Terrestrial Planets : A Study in Contrasts, The Jovian Planets : Giants of the Solar System, Moons, Rings, and Plutoids : Small Worlds Among Giants, The Sun : Our Parent Star, Measuring the Stars : Giants, Dwarfs, and the Main Sequence, The Interstellar Medium : Star Formation in the Milky Way, Stellar Evolution : The Lives and Deaths of Stars, Neutron Stars and Black Holes : Strange States of Matter, The Milky Way Galaxy : A Spiral in Space, Normal and Active Galaxies : Building Blocks of the Universe, Hubble’s Law and Dark Matter : The Large-Scale Structure of the Cosmos, Cosmology : The Big Bang and the Fate of the Universe, Life in the Universe : Are We Alone? Market : Intended for those interested in learning the basics of astronomy

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