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Universe By Roger A. Freedman

Universe

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What astronomers know about our universe changes every day. For the past twenty years, Universe has been the most thrilling way to communicate the excitement of discovery in astronomy, to students of all scientific backgrounds. The new edition of Universe gives students the means to explore like never before.
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Universe by Roger A. Freedman

What astronomers know about our universe changes every day. For the past twenty years, Universe has been the most thrilling way to communicate the excitement of discovery in astronomy, to students of all scientific backgrounds. The new edition of Universe gives students the means to explore like never before. In addition to covering all the top discoveries, the text contains spectacular images, captivating writing, and a media and supplements package that guides students on a fascinating journey around the cosmos and back again.

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Table of Contents


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; Comparative Planetology I: Introducing Our Solar System; Comparative Planetology II: The Origin of the Solar System; Our Living Earth; Our Barren Moon; Sun-Scorched Mercury; Cloud-Covered Venus; Red Planet Mars; Jupiter and Saturn; The Galilean Satellites of Jupiter; The Outer Worlds; Vagabonds of the Solar System; Our Star, the Sun; The Nature of Stars; The Birth of Stars; Stellar Evolution: After the Main Sequence; Stellar Evolution: The Deaths of Stars; Neutron Stars; Black Holes; Our Galaxy; Galaxies; Quasars, Active Galaxies, and Gamma-Ray Bursters; Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe; Exploring the Early Universe; The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Additional information

GOR002140183
Universe by Roger A. Freedman
Roger A. Freedman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
2004-07-01
800
071678694X
9780716786948
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.