ISBN-10: 0716785846

ISBN-13: 9780716785842

Edition: 8th 2008

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The eighth edition of 'Universe' continues to clearly present the exciting discoveries in astronomy. It includes Starry Night Enthusiast on CD-ROM.
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List price: $144.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 5/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

Introducing Astronomy
Astronomy and the Universe
Knowing the Heavens
Eclipses and the Motion of the Moon
Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets
The Nature of Light
Optics and Telescopes
Planets and Moons
Comparative Planetology I: Our Solar System
Comparative Planetology II: The Origin of Our Solar System
The Living Earth
Our Barren Moon
Mercury, Venus, and Mars: Earthlike yet Unique
Jupiter and Saturn: Lords of the Planets
Jupiter and Saturn's Satellites of Fire and Ice
Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and the Kuiper Belt: Remote Worlds
Vagabonds of the Solar System
Stars and Stellar Evolution
Our Star, the Sun
The Nature of the Stars
The Birth of Stars
Stellar Evolution: After the Main Sequence
Stellar Evolution: the Deaths of Stars
Neutron Stars
Black Holes
Galaxies and Cosmology
Our Galaxy
Quasars, Active Galaxies, and Gamma-Ray Bursters
Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
Exploring the Early Universe
The Search for Extraterrestrial Life
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