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Cosmos Astronomy in the New Millennium

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ISBN-10: 1108431380

ISBN-13: 9781108431385

Edition: 5th 2019 (Revised)

Authors: Jay M. Pasachoff, Alex Filippenko

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The Fifth Edition of The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium provides you with the fundamentals of astronomical knowledge that have been built up over decades, with an expanded discussion of the incredible advances that are now taking place in this fast-paced field, such as New Horizons' flyby of Pluto, exoplanets, 'dark matter', and the direct detection of gravitational waves by LIGO. Written in a clear and easily understandable style, this textbook has been thoroughly revised to include updated data and figures, new images from recent space missions and telescopes, the latest discoveries on supernovae, and new observations of the region around the four-million-solar-mass black hole at…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 7/11/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 732
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Jay Pasachoff is a Professor of Astronomy at Williams College. He is a veteran of 56 solar eclipse expeditions, which have taken him all over the world to study the sun over the sunspot cycle. He received the Education Prize from the American Astronomical Society. His undergraduate textbooks in astronomy have been widely used. He is already involved in planning for education and public outreach for the 2017 total solar eclipse for which totality will stretch from Oregon to South Carolina and for which the whole of the continental United States and Canada will see at least a partial eclipse.