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Universe: Stars and Galaxies -text Only (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Universe: Stars and Galaxies -text Only (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Roger A. Freedman
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Universe: Stars and Galaxies, Fourth Edition, contains chapters from the following sections of Freedman, Kaufmann and Geller's Universe, Ninth Edition:Introducing AstronomyStars and Stellar EvolutionGalaxies and... (read more)

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Stars and Galaxies -text Only (6TH 08 - Old Edition)
Stars and Galaxies -text Only (6TH 08 - Old Edition)
by Michael A. Seeds
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With this newly revised 5th edition of STARS AND GALAXIES, Mike Seeds' goal is to help students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text illustrates the scientific method and... (read more)

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Galaxy Formation (98 - Old Edition)
Galaxy Formation (98 - Old Edition)
by Malcolm S. Longair
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This is a textbook for graduate students in astrophysics. The author is extremely well known not only as an astrophysicist but also as a writer of superb talent. The presentation is clear and the book should become a favourite text for students. It deals... (read more)

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The Cosmic Perspective: Stars and Galaxies
The Cosmic Perspective: Stars and Galaxies
by Jeffrey O Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective; Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Christopher De Pree and Alan Axelrod
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Look to the stars. Although Astronomy has been around for more than 5,500 years, astronomers say that we've learned more than 90% of what we know about the universe in just the last 50, and much of that in the last decade. The Complete Idiots Guide to... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspectives: Solar System (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Perspectives: Solar System (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System,  Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text... (read more)

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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
by Neil Degrasse Tyson
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When the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History reclassified Pluto as an icy comet, the New York Times proclaimed on page one, "Pluto Not a Planet? Only in New York." Immediately, the public, professionals, and press... (read more)

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Astronomy (06 Edition)
Astronomy (06 Edition)
by Ian Ridpath
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Covering all aspects of astronomy, including its history, the origins of the Universe, the Solar System and its exploration, stars, and galaxies, this is the essential handbook for the amateur astronomer.... (read more)

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Worlds Apart : a Textbook in Planetary Sciences (94 Edition)
Worlds Apart : a Textbook in Planetary Sciences (94 Edition)
by Guy Consolmagno
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Designed to be accessible to those with a strong general (not professional) interest in planetary science, this volume explores the various aspects of the solar system planet by planet. Along the way, it illustrates by example how science is “done,... (read more)

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Introduction To the Solar System (2ND 11 Edition)
Introduction To the Solar System (2ND 11 Edition)
by David A. Rothery
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Major leaps in space technology now allow us to view the splendour and diversity of the Solar System in remarkable detail. This textbook presents a fascinating description of the bodies in the Solar System and their origin and evolution. It highlights... (read more)

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Astronomy With Infotrac
Astronomy With Infotrac
by Michael A. Seeds
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This newly revised and updated 3rd edition of ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND engages students as it illustrates their place in the universe ? not just their location, but also their role as planet dwellers in an evolving universe. Fascinating and... (read more)

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Astronomy: A Visual Guide
Astronomy: A Visual Guide
by Mark Garlick
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Astronomy provides a survey of science's growing understanding of space, including facts on space research and space probes. Packed with stunning images and diagrams, the book features: - A wide variety of heavenly phenomenas, including distant stars... (read more)

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Unveiling the Edge of Time
Unveiling the Edge of Time
by John Gribbin
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Acclaimed science writer John Gribbin recounts dramatic stories that have led scientists to believe black holes and their more mysterious kin are not only real, but might actually provide a passage to other universes and travel through time. 56 line... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspective Media Update With Masteringastronomy - With 2 CDS (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Perspective Media Update With Masteringastronomy - With 2 CDS (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive presentation, The Cosmic Perspective Media Update, Fifth Edition includes Voyager: SkyGazer planetarium software, an updated Astronomy Media Workbook on CD-ROM at no extra... (read more)

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Life in the Universe: Prepared Exclusively for the ASTRO/EPS 12 Course at the University of California Berkeley
Life in the Universe: Prepared Exclusively for the ASTRO/EPS 12 Course at the University of California Berkeley
by Jeffrey Bennett
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Key Message: Life in the Universe takes readers on a journey through the solar system and beyond, using a rigorous yet accessible introduction to astronomy, biology, chemistry, and geology to explain natural phenomena and explore unanswered scientific... (read more)

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Essential Cosmic Perspective - Text Only (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
Essential Cosmic Perspective - Text Only (6TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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This package contains: 0321715365: Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package 0321820460: Lecture- Tutorials for Introductory... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspective (7TH 14 Edition)
Cosmic Perspective (7TH 14 Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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This package contains: 0321839552: Cosmic Perspective, The 0321898435: Skygazer v5.0 Student CD ROM (Integrated component) 0321906969: NEW MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic... (read more)

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Astronomy : Journey To the Cosmic Frontier With Starry Nights - With CD (4TH 06 - Old Edition)
Astronomy : Journey To the Cosmic Frontier With Starry Nights - With CD (4TH 06 - Old Edition)
by John D. Fix
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This is a text for an introductory astronomy course. One of the main goals is to provide a broad enough and deep enough background in astronomy so the student will be able to follow current developments in astronomy years after they complete the course... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of the Solar System (06 - Old Edition)
Encyclopedia of the Solar System (06 - Old Edition)
by Lucy-ann Mcfadden
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Long before Galileo published his discoveries about Jupiter, lunar craters, and the Milky Way in the Starry Messenger in 1610, people were fascinated with the planets and stars around them. That interest continues today, and scientists are making new... (read more)

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Sun, Earth and Sky (2ND 06 Edition)
Sun, Earth and Sky (2ND 06 Edition)
by Kenneth R. Lang
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Written in a light and friendly style, this lavishly illustrated book introduces the Sun and its physics, and describes all aspects of the Sun's interaction with us on Earth. The second edition of this book updates the popular text by providing... (read more)

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