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Astronomy : A Beginner's Guide to the Universe - With CD - 4th edition

by Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan

Astronomy : A Beginner`s Guide to the Universe - With CD (ISBN10: 0131007270; ISBN13: 9780131007277)
ISBN13: 978-0131007277
ISBN10: 0131007270

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0131084759, 978-0131447998
ISBN10: 0131084755, 0131447998

Summary: For one-semester Introduction to Astronomy courses.

The authors incorporate three themes in the briefer of their two textbooks; process of science (how we know what we know), the size and scale of the universe as well as the evolution of the universe. A Beginner's Guide emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and a leading-edge technology program.

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 07/23/2003
International: No

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