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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star 15. Surveying the Stars 16. Star Birth 17. Star Stuff 18. The Bizarre. Stellar Graveyard PART VI. GALAXIES AND BEYOND 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 PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134073828 20160619
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART III. LEARNING FROM OTHER WORLDS 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star 15. Surveying the Stars 16. Star Birth 17. Star Stuff 18. The Bizarre. Stellar Graveyard PART VI. GALAXIES AND BEYOND 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 PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134059068 20160619
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART III. LEARNING FROM OTHER WORLDS 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134073811 20160619
For two-semester courses in astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: *The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24)*The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24) Also available with MasteringAstronomy MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources. Students can further master concepts after class through homework assignments that provide interactivity, hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134059068 20160619
Engineering Library (Terman)
PHYSICS-15-01, PHYSICS-16-01
Book
1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star 15. Surveying the Stars 16. Star Birth 17. Star Stuff 18. The Bizarre. Stellar Graveyard PART VI. GALAXIES AND BEYOND 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 PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134073828 20160619
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART III. LEARNING FROM OTHER WORLDS 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star 15. Surveying the Stars 16. Star Birth 17. Star Stuff 18. The Bizarre. Stellar Graveyard PART VI. GALAXIES AND BEYOND 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 PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134059068 20160619
  • PART I. DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVE 1. A Modern View of the Universe 2. Discovering the Universe For Yourself 3. The Science of Astronomy S1. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation PART II. KEY CONCEPTS FOR ASTRONOMY 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 PART III. LEARNING FROM OTHER WORLDS 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 PART IV. A DEEPER LOOK AT NATURE S2. Space and Time S3. Spacetime and Gravity S4. Building Blocks of the Universe PART V. STARS 14. Our Star PART VII. LIFE ON EARTH AND BEYOND 24. Life In the Universe Appendixes Glossary Credits Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134073811 20160619
For two-semester courses in astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: *The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24)*The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24) Also available with MasteringAstronomy MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources. Students can further master concepts after class through homework assignments that provide interactivity, hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134059068 20160619
Engineering Library (Terman)
PHYSICS-16-01