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Discovering the Essential Universe

Textbook Out of Print
By: Neil F Comins(Author)
600 pages
Discovering the Essential Universe
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  • Discovering the Essential Universe ISBN: 9780716745952 Edition: 3 Paperback Mar 2006 Out of Print #163047
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Based on the most recent edition of Discovering the Universe this popular text is the most concise, least expensive option for introductory astronomy courses. It offers a streamlined presentation of topics with helpful but minimal pedagogy, and media focused on review and exam preparation. The new edition features updated coverage based on recent scientific discoveries, new chapter summaries and end of chapter questions. The award winning Starry Night virtual planetarium software is also available.


Discovering the Night Sky - Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets - Light and Telescopes - Earth and Moon - The Other Planets and Moons - Vagabonds of the Solar System - The Sun - The Nature of Stars - The Lives of Stars from Birth through Middle Age - The Deaths of Stars - The Galaxies - Cosmology - Appendix - Glossary - Review Questions/Answers - Index

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NEIL F. COMINS teaches at the University of Maine, Orono, USA.

Textbook Out of Print
By: Neil F Comins(Author)
600 pages
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