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Universe: Stars and Galaxies, Fourth Edition, contains chapters from the following sections of Freedman, Kaufmann and Geller's Universe, Ninth Edition: Introducing Astronomy Stars and Stellar Evolution Galaxies and Cosmology
Table of Contents
|Astronomy and the Universe|
|Guest Essay Why Astronomy?|
|Knowing the Heavens|
|Guest Essay Why Astrology Is Not Science|
|Eclipses and the Motion of the Moon|
|Guest Essay Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy|
|Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets|
|The Nature of Light|
|Optics and Telescopes|
|Planets and Moons|
|Comparative Planetology I: Our Solar System|
|Comparative Planetology II: The Origin of our Solar System|
|Scientific American Dangling a COROT, Alexander Hellemens|
|Stars and Stellar Evolution|
|Our Star, the Sun|
|The Nature of the Stars|
|The Birth of Stars|
|Stellar Evolution: On and After the Main Sequence|
|Stellar Evolution: The Deaths of Stars|
|Galaxies and Cosmology|
|Quasars and Active Galaxies|
|Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe|
|Scientific American Dark Forces at Work|
|Exploring the Early Universe|
|Scientific American Making Sense of Modern Cosmology|
|The Search for Extraterrestrial Life|
|Guest Essay A Biologist's View of Astrobiology|
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