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If the Universe Is Teeming With Aliens ... Where Is Everybody? (02 Edition)
If the Universe Is Teeming With Aliens ... Where Is Everybody? (02 Edition)
by Stephen Webb
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In a 1950 conversation at Los Alamos, four world-class scientists generally agreed, given the size of the Universe, that advanced extraterrestrial civilizations must be present. But one of the four, Enrico Fermi, asked, "If these civilizations do exist... (read more)

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The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals
The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals
by Jeffrey Bennett
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Key Benefit: The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals is the briefest introduction to astronomy in the Bennett series. It is carefully crafted  to engage readers and motivate them to learn about astronomy and scientific inquiry.  Topical... (read more)

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Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their Legends
Walk Through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their Legends
by Milton D. Heifetz and Wil Tirion
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Clear instructions and simplified maps for the younger star spotter.... (read more)

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Adventures in Celestial Mechanics (2ND 97 Edition)
Adventures in Celestial Mechanics (2ND 97 Edition)
by Victor G. Szebehely
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Introduces the fundamentals of orbital mechanics in an encompassing manner that examines the dynamic of both natural and artificial bodies in the solar system without getting lost in a maze of unnecessary detail. This revised and updated edition includes... (read more)

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Starry Night Projects, Activities and Observation and Research Projects for "" Astronomy Today "" (6TH 08 Edition)
Starry Night Projects, Activities and Observation and Research Projects for "" Astronomy Today "" (6TH 08 Edition)
by Eric Chaisson
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Key Message: With Astronomy Today,Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken readers to the universe around them. Thoroughly updated, the revised edition focuses on the... (read more)

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Observing Projects Using Starry Night Enthusiast (8TH 08 Edition)
Observing Projects Using Starry Night Enthusiast (8TH 08 Edition)
by T. Alan Clark
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Available for packaging with the text, and compatible with both PC and Mac, this book contains a variety of comprehensive lab activities for Starry Night Enthusiast 5.8.... (read more)

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Out of the Classroom : Observations and Investigations in Astronomy (02 Edition)
Out of the Classroom : Observations and Investigations in Astronomy (02 Edition)
by Dennis Dawson
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Dennis Dawson's lab manual gives students the thrill of learning basic astronomy concepts through first hand experiences versus taking the traditional approach of rehashing preconceived observations and analysis done by astronomers. To overcome the need... (read more)

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Telecourse Study Guide for Seeds/Backman's Horizons: Exploring the Universe, 13th
Telecourse Study Guide for Seeds/Backman's Horizons: Exploring the Universe, 13th
by Denise Cusano
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Michael A. Seeds has been Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, since 1970. In 1989, he received F&M College's Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. Seeds' love for the history of astronomy... (read more)

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Astronomy : Beginner's Guide To the Universe : Student Lecture Notebook (5TH 07 Edition)
Astronomy : Beginner's Guide To the Universe : Student Lecture Notebook (5TH 07 Edition)
by Eric Chaisson
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'\' A brief, introductory astronomy book designed for readers with little or no scientific background, A Beginner's Guide uses an exceptionally clear writing style. The authors present a broad view of astronomy without complex mathematics, yet the... (read more)

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Constellation Finder (05 Edition)
Constellation Finder (05 Edition)
by Miller
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A guide to patterns in the night sky, with star stories from around the world. People around the world, and through the centuries, from the ancient Egyptians to the Pomo of California, have given names to the patterns they see in the night sky. The... (read more)

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Discovering the Essential Universe: With Scientific American
Discovering the Essential Universe: With Scientific American
by Neil F Comins
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Freemans briefest, least expensive introductory astronomy text. Discovering the Essential Universe, Fourth Edition (DEU 4e) is designed to help students overcome common misconceptions about astronomy. It provides up-to-date explanations of core concepts... (read more)

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Solar System - Text Only (6TH 08 - Old Edition)
Solar System - Text Only (6TH 08 - Old Edition)
by Michael A. Seeds
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With this newly revised sixth edition of THE SOLAR SYSTEM, author Mike Seeds' goal is to help you use astronomy to understand science--and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text will help you answer two fundamental... (read more)

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Astronomy : the Evolving Universe (9TH 02 Edition)
Astronomy : the Evolving Universe (9TH 02 Edition)
by Michael Zeilik
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The ninth edition of this successful textbook describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.... (read more)

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Stars : Their Structure & Evolution (2ND 94 Edition)
Stars : Their Structure & Evolution (2ND 94 Edition)
by Roger J. Taylor
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This textbook gives a clear account of the manner in which knowledge in many branches of physics, such as gravitation, thermodynamics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics, can be combined to gain an understanding of the structure and evolution of stars... (read more)

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A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet with Poster
A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet with Poster
by William K Hartmann
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In this extraordinary Baedeker—accessible, up-to-date, and prodigiously illustrated with photographs from Mariner 9, Viking, Pathfinder, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the ongoing mars Global Surveyor spacecraft—visitors will encounter... (read more)

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Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics (4TH 98 Edition)
Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics (4TH 98 Edition)
by Michael Zeilik
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This advanced undergraduate text provides broad coverage of astronomy and astrophyscis with a strong emphasis on physics. It has an algebra and trigonometry prerequisite, but calculus is preferred.... (read more)

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Astronomy Today Volume 1: Solar System (8TH 14 Edition)
Astronomy Today Volume 1: Solar System (8TH 14 Edition)
by Chaisson
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This package consists of: Astronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, Eighth Edition—Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1–16, 28. With Astronomy Today, Eighth Edition, trusted authors... (read more)

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Cosmic Catastrophes (2ND 07 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Catastrophes (2ND 07 - Old Edition)
by J. Craig Wheeler
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Fully updated second edition for undergraduate students in astronomy and astrophysics.... (read more)

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Exploring the Solar System
Exploring the Solar System
by Peter Bond
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The exploration of our solar system is one of humanity's greatest scientific achievements. The last fifty years in particular have seen huge steps forward in our understanding of the planets, the sun, and other objects in the solar system. Whilst... (read more)

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Voyages To the Planets / With CD-rom (3RD 04 Edition)
Voyages To the Planets / With CD-rom (3RD 04 Edition)
by Andrew Fraknoi
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VOYAGES TO THE PLANETS provides students and professors with the ideal combination of authors and experience. It is written by an award-winning astronomy educator (Fraknoi) and two distinguished research scientists (Morrison at NASA and Wolff at NOAO... (read more)

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