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Essential Cosmic Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0321718232

ISBN-13: 9780321718235

Edition: 6th 2012 (Revised)

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

List price: $157.60
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The Essential Cosmic Perspective,Sixth Editionretains all of the features that have made this text so popular and effective. New features and updates based on current research will engage students as they learn about astronomy. The textbook package also includes updated supplements to support the bookrs"s pedagogy, making it the most effective text in the one-semester astronomy market. TheSixth Editionincludes newvisual foldout diagrams on the scale of space and time,key concepts in understanding the scope of the universe and individual objects within it. The book also includesGroup Work Exercisesto foster active participation in collaborative, in-class learning. This package contains: The…    
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Book details

List price: $157.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
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…