ASTRO2 (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

ASTRO2 (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

by Michael A. Seeds, Dana Backman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133950132

ISBN-13: 9781133950134

Pub. Date: 01/31/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, ASTRO 2e is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ASTRO 2e employs the same engaging writing style that has become a hallmark of Mike Seeds and Dana Backman's introductory astronomy texts.

Overview


Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, ASTRO 2e is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ASTRO 2e employs the same engaging writing style that has become a hallmark of Mike Seeds and Dana Backman's introductory astronomy texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133950134
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Series:
New, Engaging Titles from 4LTR Press Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
211,845
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Here and Now. 2. User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles. 3. The Origin of Modern Astronomy. 4. Light and Telescopes. 5. Sun Light and Sun Atoms. 6. The Terrestrial Planets. 7. The Outer Solar System. 8. Origins of the Solar System and Extrasolar Planets. 9. The Family of Stars. 10. Structure and Formation of Stars. 11. The Deaths of Stars. 12. The Milky Way Galaxy. 13. Galaxies: Normal and Active. 14. Modern Cosmology. 15. Life on Other Worlds.

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