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ISBN-10: 0495110515

ISBN-13: 9780495110514

Edition: 5th 2007

Authors: Michael A. Seeds

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Fascinating and engaging, THE SOLAR SYSTEM guides you to answer these fundamental questions: "What are we?" and "How do we know?" In discussing the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, this textbook provides a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Crafting a story about astronomy, Seeds shows you how to ask questions to gradually puzzle out the beautiful secrets of the physical world.
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Book details

List price: $102.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Dianne Hales is one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects. Her husband, Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. Together, they are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health."Michael A. Seeds has been Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Franklin and Marshall (F&M) College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, since 1970. In 1989, he received F&M College's Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. Seeds' love for the history of astronomy led him to create upper-level courses on Archaeoastronomy and Changing Concepts of the Universe. His research interests focus on variable stars and the automation of astronomical telescopes. Mike is coauthor with Dana Backman and Michele Montgomery of HORIZONS HYBRID: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE, Thirteenth Edition, and UNIVERSE HYBRID: SOLAR SYSTEM, STARS AND GALAXIES, Eighth Edition, both published by Cengage Learning. He was Senior Consultant in the creation of the twenty-six-episode telecourse accompanying the book HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE, Twelfth Edition.

Exploring The Sky
The Scale of the Cosmos
The Sky
The Cycles of the Moon
The Origin of Modern Astronomy
Newton, Einstein, and Gravity
Astronomical Tools
The Stars
Atoms and Starlight
The Sun--Our Star
The Solar System
The Origin of the Solar System
Planet Earth
The Moon and Mercury: Airless Worlds
Venus and Mars
Jupiter and Saturn
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto
Meteorites, Asteroids, and Comets
Life
Life on Other Worlds
Afterword
Units and Astronomical Data
Observing the Sky
Glossary
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
Index
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