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Astronomy Today

Astronomy Today
Author: Eric Chaisson
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780321901675
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- With Astronomy Today, Eighth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy, delivering current and thorough science with insightful pedagogy. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on the process of scientific discovery, teaching students "how we know what we know." The Eighth Edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest astronomical discoveries and theories and improved pedagogical features. 0321897617 / 9780321897619 Astronomy Today Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321901673 / 9780321901675 Astronomy Today 0321909860 / 9780321909862 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Astronomy Today
Astronomy Today
Language: un
Pages: 832
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Stephen McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- With Astronomy Today, Eighth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy, delivering current and thorough science with insightful pedagogy. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on
Astronomy Today
Language: en
Pages: 725
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Stephen McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
With Astronomy Today, Seventh Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken you to the universe around you. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on the process of scientific discovery, making “how we know what we know” an integral part of the text. The revised edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest astronomical discoveries and theories, and it has been streamlined to keep you focused on the essentials and to develop an understanding of the “big picture.” Alternate Versions Astronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, Seventh Edition—Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-16, 28. Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition—Focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-5 and 16-28.
Astronomy Today
Language: un
Pages: 735
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Stephen McMillan
Categories: Astronomy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:
With Astronomy Today, Seventh Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken students to the universe around them. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on the process of scientific discovery, making "how we know what we know" an integral part of the text. The revised edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest astronomical discoveries and theories, and it has been streamlined to keep students focused on the essentials and to develop an understanding of the "big picture." Alternate Versions Astronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, Seventh Edition-Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-16, 28. Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition-Focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-5 and 16-28.
Astronomy Today
Language: un
Pages: 850
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-23 - Publisher: Pearson
For courses in Introductory Astronomy. Connects introductory astronomy to a broad understanding of the universe In this Ninth Edition of Astronomy Today , authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy, combining up-to-date science with insightful pedagogy. The text emphasizes visualization, focusing on the process of scientific discovery in order to teach readers “how we know what we know.” Updated features in the 9th Edition, Big Pictures and Big Questions, help readers connect the content of each chapter with a broader understanding of the universe while piquing interest in current research. New features within Mastering ™ Astronomy bring these features together and allow readers to interact with astronomy outside of the classroom. The 9th Edition has also been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect recent discoveries in the field of astronomy. Also available with Mastering Astronomy Mastering ™ Astronomy is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students with powerful, interactive content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning new Interactive pre-lecture videos that give students exposure to key concepts before class and open classroom time for active learning or deeper discussions of topics. With Learning Catalytics™ instructors
Astronomy Today
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Dinah L. Moché
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
An illustrated introduction to planets, stars, and space exploration.
The Complete Star Atlas
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Michael Bakich
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07 - Publisher: Kalmbach Books
The Complete Star Atlas: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Night Sky is the all-in-one guide to the stars. It is a must-have book for anyone who wants to learn the constellations, find the brightest stars, and view the best deep-sky objects. Perfect for all stargazers! This 160-page book from Michael E. Bakich, retired Astronomy magazine Senior Editor, introduces readers, from novice to experts, to observing the night sky with accurate, easy-to ready star maps optimized for use with red flashlights. Maps are accompanied by informative articles and full-color photographs to show everything you can see in the night sky with the naked eye or with a small telescope.
Astronomy Today + MasteringAstronomy
Language: un
Pages: 727
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-12 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley
With Astronomy Today, Seventh Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken you to the universe around you. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on the process of scientific discovery, making “how we know what we know” an integral part of the text. The revised edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest astronomical discoveries and theories, and it has been streamlined to keep you focused on the essentials and to develop an understanding of the “big picture.” Astronomy Today is available with an interactive Pearson eText and MasteringAstronomy®—the most powerful astronomy tutorial and assessment system ever built. Alternate Editions: Astronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, Seventh Edition—Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-16, 28. Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition—Focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-5 and 16-28. Package Components: MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card Astronomy Today Volume 1: The Solar System, Seventh Edition
Astronomy Today Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-02 - Publisher: Pearson
Books about Astronomy Today Volume 2
Astronomy Today Volume 1
Language: un
Pages: 544
Authors: Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-02 - Publisher: Pearson
Books about Astronomy Today Volume 1
Astronomie spatiale infrarouge, aujourd'hui et demain Infrared space astronomy, today and tomorrow
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: F. Casoli, J. Lequeux, F. David
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07-19 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book brings together the lectures given at the Les Houches summer school "Infrared space astronomy, today and tomorrow". It gives a wide overview of infrared astronomy, a wavelength domain crucial for studies of the solar system, stars at the beginning and end of their lives, interstellar matter and galaxies at all distances. Recent developments in observational techniques have been tremendous. The first contributions give an introduction to the basic physical processes and methods of detection and data processing. They are followed by a series of lectures dealing with the wide variety of astronomical objects that can be seen in the infrared.