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Discovering the Universe - With CD

Discovering the Universe - With CD - 7th edition

Discovering the Universe - With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780716769606

ISBN10: 0716769603

Discovering the Universe - With CD by Neil F. Comins and William J. Kaufmann - ISBN 9780716769606
Edition: 7TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published:
International: No
Discovering the Universe - With CD by Neil F. Comins and William J. Kaufmann - ISBN 9780716769606

ISBN13: 9780716769606

ISBN10: 0716769603

Edition: 7TH 05

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Understanding Astronomy

1. Discovering the Night Sky
2. Gravitation and the Waltz Of The Planets
3. Light and Telescopes
4. Visible Light And Other Electromagnetic Radiation

Understanding the Solar System

5. Formation of The Solar System and Other Planetary Systems
6. Earth and Moon
7. The Other Terrestrial Planets
8. The Outer Planets
9. Vagabonds of the Solar System
10. The Sun: Our Extraordinary, Ordinary Star

Understanding the Stars

11. The Challenge of Characterizing Stars
12. The Lives of Stars From Birth Through Middle Age
13. The Deaths of Stars
14. Black Holes

Understanding The Universe

15. The Milky Way Galaxy
16. Galaxies
17. Quasars, Active Galaxies, And Gamma-Ray Bursters
18. Cosmology
19. The Search For Extraterrestrial Life