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Discovering the Universe-Text Only - 9th edition

Discovering the Universe-Text Only (ISBN10: 142925520X; ISBN13: 9781429255202)
ISBN13: 978-1429255202
ISBN10: 142925520X

Summary: The third edition has been updated to include the latest information on: the difficulties and successes of the Hubble Space Telescope; the status of AXAF, SIRTIF, Keck and other new observatories; the solar neutrino problem and the growing importance of solar seismology; the Magellan and Galileo missions, including remarkable photographs of Venus and Gaspra; the supernova SN1987A, with a new prediction of its brightening around the year 2000; the existence of black h
oles, including new observational evidence, plus descriptions of the supermassive-black hole model of the "central engine" in quasars and active galactic nuclei; galactic collisions and mergers, with new the radio maps and super computer simulations of galaxy-galaxy interactions. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Summary: The third edition has been updated to include the latest information on: the difficulties and successes of the Hubble Space Telescope; the status of AXAF, SIRTIF, Keck and other new observatories; the solar neutrino problem and the growing importance of solar seismology; the Magellan and Galileo missions, including remarkable photographs of Venus and Gaspra; the supernova SN1987A, with a new prediction of its brightening around the year 2000; the existence of black holes, including new observational evidence, plus descriptions of the supermassive-black hole model of the "central engine" in quasars and active galactic nuclei; galactic collisions and mergers, with new the radio maps and super computer simulations of galaxy-galaxy interactions. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 9TH 12
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published: 04/25/2011
International: No

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