9780321839558

The Cosmic Perspective

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321839558

  • ISBN 10:

    0321839552

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/04/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features that enhance skill-building, including new group work exercises that help you retain concepts longer and build communication skills for the future. The Seventh Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, results from recent space missions, research, and theoretical developments that inform our understanding of the early universe.

 

Note: This is a standalone book.

  

Two volumes of this text are also available:

  • The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1–13, 24)
  • The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1–6,  S2–S4, 14–24)

 

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