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Disco Universe 9e


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Discovering the Universe is the bestselling brief text for descriptive one-term astronomy courses (especially those with no mathematics prerequisites). Carried along by the book's vibrant main theme, "the process of scientific discovery," the Ninth Edition furthers the books legacy for presenting concepts clearly and accurately while providing all the pedagogical tools to make the learning process memorable.

Table of Contents


Part I Understanding Astronomy

1.Discovering the Night Sky

2. Gravitation and the Motion of the Planets

3. Light and Telescopes

4. Atomic Physics and Spectra

Part II Understanding the Solar System

5. Formation of the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems

6. Earth and Moon

7. The Other Terrestrial Planets

8. The Outer Planet

9. Vagabonds of the Solar System

10. The Sun: Our Extraordinary Ordinary Star


Part III Understanding the Stars

11. Characterizing Stars

12. The Lives of Stars from Birth Through Middle Age

13. The Deaths of Stars

14. Black Holes: Matters of Gravity


Part IV  Understanding the Universe

15. The Milky Way Galaxy

16. Galaxies

17. Quasars and Other Active Galaxies

18. Cosmology

19. Astrobiology



Answers to Margin Questions and Computational Questions


Product Details

Comins, Neil F.
W. H. Freeman
Kaufmann, William J.
Astronomy - General
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Loose-leaf book
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College/higher education:
10.91 x 9.05 x 0.815 in

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