Discovering the Universe (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
544
Utgivningsdatum
2013-03-18
Upplaga
9 Rev ed
Förlag
W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Illustrationer
ill
Dimensioner
275 x 230 x 20 mm
Vikt
1387 g
ISBN
9781464144547
Discovering the Universe (häftad)

Discovering the Universe

with Starry Night College

(2 röster)
Häftad Engelska, 2013-03-18
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The ninth edition develops the main theme, 'the process of scientific discovery', through the clear, accurate presentation of key concepts found in previous editions. Updated with current research and modern theories of solar system formation, an 18-month access card for the planetarium software package Starry Night College is also included.
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NEIL F. COMINS is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Maine, Orono, USA. WILLIAM J. KAUFMANN III, late of San Diego State University, USA.

Innehållsförteckning

Preface PART I: UNDERSTANDING ASTRONOMY Discovering the Night Sky Gravitation and the Motion of the Planets Light and Telescopes Atomic Physics and Spectra PART II: UNDERSTANDING THE SOLAR SYSTEM Formation of the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems Earth and Moon The Other Terrestrial Planets The Outer Planets Vagabonds of the Solar System The Sun: Our Extraordinary Ordinary Star PART III: UNDERSTANDING THE STARS Characterizing Stars The Lives of Stars from Birth Through Middle Age The Deaths of Stars Black Holes: Matters of Gravity PART IV: UNDERSTANDING THE UNIVERSE The Milky Way Galaxy Galaxies Quasars and Other Active Galaxies Cosmology Astrobiology APPENDICES Glossary Answers to Margin Questions and Computational Questions Index