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    ISBN-10: 0321503198
    ISBN-13: 9780321503190
    Author(s): BENNETT
    Description: In addition to an enhanced art programme, this edition also features new 'See It For Yourself' boxes with practical hands-on activities for in-class use or self-study, and a new subset of 'Process of Science' end-of-chapter questions that challenge  More...

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    Edition: 5th
    Publisher: PEARSON
    Weight: 3.168

    In addition to an enhanced art programme, this edition also features new 'See It For Yourself' boxes with practical hands-on activities for in-class use or self-study, and a new subset of 'Process of Science' end-of-chapter questions that challenge students to think through how we know what we know about astronomy.

    Developing Perspective
    Our Place in the Universe
    Our Modern View of the Universe
    The Scale of the Universe
    Spaceship Earth
    The Human Adventure of Astronomy
    Discovering the Universe for Yourself
    Patterns in the Night Sky
    The Reason for Seasons
    The Moon, Our Constant Companion
    The Ancient Mystery of the Planets
    The Science of Astronomy
    The Ancient Roots of Science
    Ancient Greek Science
    The Copernican Revolution
    The Nature of Science
    Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation
    Astronomical Time Periods
    Celestial Coordinates and Motion in the Sky
    Principles of Celestial Navigation
    Key Concepts For Astronomy
    Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity
    Describing Motion: Examples from Daily Life
    Newton's Laws of Motion
    Conservation Laws in Astronomy
    The Universal Law of Gravitation
    Orbits, Tides, and the Acceleration of Gravity
    Light and Matter: Reading Messages from the Cosmos
    Light in Everyday Life
    Properties of Light
    Properties of Matter
    Learning from Light
    The Doppler Shift
    Telescopes: Portals of Discovery
    Eyes and Cameras: Everyday Light Sensors
    Telescopes: Giant Eyes
    Telescopes and the Atmosphere
    Telescopes and Technology
    A Deeper Look at Nature
    Space and Time
    Einstein's Revolution
    Relative Motion
    The Reality of Space and Time
    Toward a New Common Sense
    Spacetime and Gravity
    Understanding Spacetime
    A New View of Gravity
    Testing Special Relativity
    Hyperspace, Wormholes, and Warp Drive
    The Last Word
    Building Blocks of the Universe
    The Quantum Revolution
    Fundamental Particles and Forces
    Uncertainty and Exclusion in the Quantum Realm
    Key Quantum Effects in Astronomy
    Stellar Alchemy
    Our Star
    A Closer Look at the Sun
    The Cosmic Crucible
    The Sun-Earth Connection
    Surveying the Stars
    Properties of Stars
    Classifying Stars
    Star Clusters
    Star Birth
    Stellar Nurseries
    Stages of Star Birth
    Masses of Newborn Stars
    Star Stuff
    Lives in the Balance
    Life as a Low-Mass Star
    Life as a High-Mass Star
    The Roles of Mass and Mass Exchange
    The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard
    White Dwarfs
    Neutron Stars
    Black Holes: Gravity's Ultimate Victory
    The Mystery of Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Galaxies and Beyond
    Our Galaxy
    The Milky Way Revealed
    Galactic Recycling
    History of the Milky Way
    The Mysterious Galactic Center
    Galaxies and the Foundation of Modern Cosmology
    Islands of Stars
    Distances of Galaxies
    Hubble's Law
    Galaxy Evolution
    Looking Back Through Time
    The Lives of Galaxies
    Quasars and Other Active Galactic Nuclei
    Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe
    Unseen Influences in the Cosmos
    Evidence for Dark Matter
    Structure Formation
    The Fate of the Universe
    The Beginning of Time
    The Big Bang
    Evidence for the Big Bang
    The Big Bang and Inflation
    Observing the Big Bang for Yourself
    Life on Earth and Beyond
    Life in the Universe
    Life on Earth
    Life in the Solar System
    Life Around other Stars
    The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
    Interstellar Travel and Its Implications to Civilization

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