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Essential Cosmic Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0321927842

ISBN-13: 9780321927842

Edition: 7th 2015

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

List price: $176.00
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For Introductory Astronomy CoursesThe Essential Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition gives non-science majors a streamlined, cutting edge introduction to astronomy built on a strong tradition of effective pedagogy and coverage. Focus on skill building includes new group work exercises that require active participation, helping you to retain concepts longer and build communication skills. MasteringAstronomy works with the text to create a learning program that enables you to learn interactively both in and out of the classroom.This text is a brief version of the authors' The Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy.This program will provide a better learning experience for you. Here's…    
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Book details

List price: $176.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/10/2014
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 550
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.388
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…