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Cosmic Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0321558170

ISBN-13: 9780321558176

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

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

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This product contains only the bound textbook and does not include any supplements or media. Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive presentation,The Cosmic Perspective Media Update,Fifth Editionincludes Voyager: SkyGazer planetarium software. This editionrs"s expanded visual pedagogy features new Cosmic Context two-page illustrations that walk students through key processes and summarize the major concepts in each Part. Zoom-in figures also provide students with a sense of orientation, scale, and relation between images. In addition to its enhanced visuals, the text also features See It For Yourself boxes with practical hands-on activities for in-class use or…    
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Book details

List price: $70.75
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/5/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 864
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

Jeffrey BennettJeffrey Bennett holds a B.A. (1981) in biophysics from the University of California, San Diego, and an M.S. and Ph.D. (1987) in astrophysics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has taught at every level from preschool through graduate school, including more than 50 college classes in astronomy, physics, mathematics, and education. He served two years as a visiting senior scientist at NASA headquarters, where he created NASA's "IDEAS" program, started a program to fly teachers aboard NASA's airborne observatories (including SOFIA), and worked on numerous educational programs For The Hubble Space Telescope and other space science missions. He also proposed the idea for…