9780763768584

In Quest of the Universe

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763768584

  • ISBN 10:

    0763768588

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/28/2010
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Designed for the nonscience major, In Quest of the Universe, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive, student-friendly introduction to astronomy.  This accessible text guides readers through the development of historical and current astronomical theories to provide a clear account of how science works.  Koupelis' distinct explanations acquaint students with their own solar system before moving on to the stars and distant galaxies. This flexible approach allows instructors to arrange the modules to fit their own course needs. With numerous interactive learning tools, the Starry Night planetary software package, and stunning visuals and up-to-date content, In Quest with the Universe, Sixth Edition is an exciting overview of this ever-changing discipline.

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