CART

(0) items

The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy(TM) and Voyager SkyGazer Planetarium Software,9780805393927
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy(TM) and Voyager SkyGazer Planetarium Software

by ; ; ;
Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780805393927

ISBN10:
0805393927
Format:
Paperback w/CD
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Benjamin Cummings
List Price: $115.00

Buy Used Textbook

(Recommended)
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
U9780805393927
$80.50

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $6.86
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2007.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.

Related Products


  • Astro Media Wrkbk Essential Cosmic Perspective With Masteringastronomy™, 6/E
    Astro Media Wrkbk Essential Cosmic Perspective With Masteringastronomy™, 6/E
  • Essential Cosmic Perspective
    Essential Cosmic Perspective
  • Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package
    Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package
  • Pearson eText Student Access Kit for The Essential Cosmic Perspective
    Pearson eText Student Access Kit for The Essential Cosmic Perspective
  • The Cosmic Perspective, Brief with Skygazer CD-ROM
    The Cosmic Perspective, Brief with Skygazer CD-ROM
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective Media Update with Astronomy Place website, Skygazer Planetarium Software, eBook CDROM and Astronomy media workbook
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective Media Update with Astronomy Place website, Skygazer Planetarium Software, eBook CDROM and Astronomy media workbook
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy
  • The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy®
    The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy®




Summary

KEY MESSAGE: The Essential Cosmic Perspective,Fourth Editionhas been thoroughly revised to include more quantitative coverage, an enhanced illustration and photo program, and an unparalleled new media package. Built from the ground up on our new understanding of the universe, theFourth Editionretains all of the features that have made this text so popular, while adding new features and supplements that enhance the bookrs"s pedagogy to make it the strongest text in the one-semester astronomy market. TheFourth Editionfeatures optional quantitative reasoning boxes, basic equations throughout the text, new end-of-chapter problems, and a consolidated math appendix to emphasize quantitative understanding. Key figures have been annotated to guide reader interpretation of difficult concepts. New two-page illustrations throughout the text, and at the end of every part, visually tie together key concepts from across chapters to drive home main ideas in a meaningful way. Developing Perspective: Our Place in the Universe, Discovering the Universe for Yourself, The science of Astronomy. Key Concepts for Astronomy: Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity, Light: The Cosmic Messenger Our Solar System and Its Origin, Earth and the Terrestrial Worlds, Jovian Planet Systems, Remnants of Rock and Ice: Asteroids, Comets, and the Kuiper Belt. Stars: Our Star, Surveying the Stars, Star Stuff, The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard. Galaxies and Beyond: Our Galaxy, A Universe of Galaxies, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe, The Beginning of Time. Life on Earth and Beyond: Life in the Universe. AUDIENCE:For all readers interested in astronomy and a new understanding of the universe.

Table of Contents

Developing Perspective
Our Place in the Universe
Discovering the Universe for Yourself
The science of Astronomy
Key Concepts for Astronomy
Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity
Light: The Cosmic Messenger
Our Solar System and Its Origin
Earth and the Terrestrial Worlds
Jovian Planet Systems
Remnants of Rock and Ice: Asteroids, Comets, and the Kuiper Belt
Stars
Our Star
Surveying the Stars
Star Stuff
The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard
Galaxies and Beyond
Our Galaxy
A Universe of Galaxies
Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe
The Beginning of Time
Life on Earth and Beyond
Life in the Universe
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...