Summary: Universe: Stars and Galaxies, Third Edition is an abbreviated volume of the complete 28-chapter version of Universe. Universe: Stars and Galaxies, Third Edition includes Chapters 1-8 and 16-28; it omits the detailed chapters on the solar system but includes the overview of the solar system in Chapters 7 and 8.
Known edition after edition for its state-of-the-science coverage, Universe breaks new ground in its Eighth Edition with added pedagogical support ...show moreand pioneering media and supplements. It places the basics of astronomy and the process of science within the grasp of introductory students. ...show less