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ISBN-10: 0538738049

ISBN-13: 9780538738040

Edition: 2011

Authors: Michael Seeds, Dana Backman

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List price: $77.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 2/5/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

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…    

Dana Backman works for the SETI Institute of Mountain View, California, as director of outreach for the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) mission at NASA's Ames Research Center. He also teaches introductory astronomy, astrobiology, and cosmology courses in Stanford University's Continuing Studies Program. From 1991 to 2003, he taught in the physics and astronomy department at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he invented and taught a Life in the Universe course in the interdisciplinary Foundations program. Dr. Backman's research interests focus on infrared observations of planet formation, models of debris disks around nearby stars, and…    

The Scale of the Cosmos: from Solar System to Galaxy to Universe
User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles
Circles Around Earth Become Orbits around the Sun
Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments: Extending Humanity's Vision
Sun Light and Sun Atoms
The Family of Stars
The Structure and Formation of Stars
The Deaths of Stars
The Milky Way Galaxy
Galaxies
Cosmology in the 21st Century
The Origin of the Solar System
Comparative Planetology of the Terrestrial Planets
Comparative Planetology of the Outer Planets
Life on Other Worlds