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9780805380378

The Cosmic Perspective (Brief Edition) with Skygazer CD,
The Cosmic Perspective (Brief Edition) with Skygazer CD,
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  • ISBN-13: 9780805380378
  • ISBN: 080538037X
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley

AUTHOR

Schneider, Bennett, Voit, Donahue, Mark Voit, Nicholas Schneider, Jeffrey O. Bennett, Megan Donahue

SUMMARY

I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE. 1. The Universe Discovers Itself. 2. Discovering the Universe for Yourself. II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY. 3. The Science of Astronomy. 4. A Universe of Matter and Energy. 5. Universal Motion: From Copernicus to Newton. 6. Light: The Cosmic Messenger. III. LEARNING FROM OTHER WORLDS 7. Formation of the Solar System. 8. The Terrestrial Worlds. 9. Jovian Planet Systems. 10. Remnants of Rock and Ice: Asteroids, Comets, and Pluto. 11. Earth and Lessons About Life in the Universe. IV. STELLAR ALCHEMY. 12. Our Star. 13. Stars. 14. Star Stuff. 15. The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard. V. GALAXIES AND BEYOND. 16. Our Galaxy. 17. Galaxies: From Here to the Horizon. 18. Dark Matter. 19. The Beginning of Time. 20. Interstellar Travel. Appendix A: A Few Mathematical Skills. Appendix B: The Periodic Table of the Elements. Appendix C: Planetary Data. Appendix D: Stellar Data.Schneider is the author of 'The Cosmic Perspective (Brief Edition) with Skygazer CD,', published 2000 under ISBN 9780805380378 and ISBN 080538037X.

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