Astronomy A Beginner's Guide to the Universe
Edition: 4th 2004
List price: $104.00
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Description: With an emphasis on critical thinking and visualization, this work includes a technology programme. The multimedia version of the text includes animations, video excerpts and website links. A companion website offers an on-line astronomy archive.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $104.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/23/2003
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Exploring the Heavens: Introduction|
|The Copernican Revolution: The Birth of Modern Science|
|Light and Matter: The Inner Workings of the Cosmos|
|Telescopes: The Tools of Astronomy|
|Our Planetary System|
|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 Pluto: 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|
|Galaxies and the Universe|
|The Milky Way Galaxy: A Grand Design|
|Normal and Active Galaxies: Building Blocks of the Universe|
|Hubblersquo;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?|