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Both Barbara Ryden and Brad Peterson are respected teachers and researchers at Ohio State University. Peterson serves as Department Chair. Ryden wrote the Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award winner, Introduction to Cosmology, a text for majors published by Addison-Wesley. Peterson wrote a text on Active Galactic Nuclei published by Cambridge University press.
Table of Contents
|Emergence of Modern Astronomy|
|The Earth-Moon System|
|Interaction of Radiation and Matter|
|Astronomical Detection of Light|
|Overview of the Solar System|
|Earth and Moon|
|Small Bodies in the Solar System|
|The Solar System in Perspective|
|Properties of Stars|
|The Interstellar Medium|
|Formation and Evolution of Stars|
|Clusters and Superclusters|
|History of the Universe|
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