9780072997002

Explorations : An Introduction to Astronomy, Update, with Online Learning Center, Essential Study Partner and Starry Nights 3.1 CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072997002

  • ISBN10:

    0072997001

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/9/2003
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

Arny: Explorations-An Introduction to Astronomy, 3rd edition Updated, is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information.This new edition continues to offer the most complete technology/new media support package available. That technology/new media package includes: 6 NEW Interactives, PowerWeb (web-based research and interactive quizzing - very current); Online Learning Center (that allows instructors to take their course to the web if they choose); and a CD-ROM that offers new and different text material/animations/links to even further enhance student comprehension.

Table of Contents

The Cosmic Landscape
History of Astronomy
Gravity and Motion
Light and Atoms
Telescopes
The Earth
The Moon
Survey of the Solar System
The Terrestrial Planets
The Outer Planets
Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets
The Sun, Our Star
Measuring the Properties of Stars
Stellar Evolution
Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes
The Milky Way Galaxy
Galaxies
Cosmology
Appendix
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