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The cosmic perspective

Author: Jeffrey O Bennett; M Donahue; Nicholas Schneider; Mark Voit
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh edition.; [Student edition]View all editions and formats
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"The story of modern astronomy and the new perspective that astronomy gives us of ourselves and our planet: the cosmic perspective"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey O Bennett; M Donahue; Nicholas Schneider; Mark Voit
ISBN: 9780321839558 0321839552 9780321893840 0321893840
OCLC Number: 891952557
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. A modern view of the universe --
2. Discovering the universe for yourself --
3. The science of astronomy --
S1. Celestial timekeeping and navigation --
4. Making sense of the universe: understanding motion, energy, and gravity --
5. Light and matter: reading messages from the cosmos --
6. Telescopes: portals of discovery --
7. Our planetary system --
8. Formation of the solar system --
9. Planetary geology: Earth and the other terrestrial worlds --
10. Planetary atmospheres: Earth and the other terrestrial worlds --
11. Jovian planet systems --
12. Asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets: their nature, orbits, and impacts --
13. Other planetary systems: the new science of distant worlds --
S2. Space and time --
S3. Spacetime and gravity --
S4. Building blocks of the universe --
14. Our star --
15. Surveying the stars --
16. Star birth --
17. Star stuff --
18. The bizarre stellar graveyard --
19. Our galaxy --
20. Galaxies and the foundation of modern cosmology --
21. Galaxy evolution --
22. The birth of the universe --
23. Dark matter, dark energy, and the fate of the universe --
24. Life in the universe.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Bennett (University of Colorado at Boulder), Megan Donahue (Michigan State University), Nicholas Schneider (University of Colorado at Boulder), Mark Voit (Michigan State University).

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