Astronomy for the Utterly Confused

Astronomy for the Utterly Confused

by Dr. Terry Jones, Jeanne Hanson
     
 

A fun, fascinating, accessible introduction to astronomy basics

In this latest installment in the bestselling Utterly Confused series, an astronomy professor and a popular science writer team up to fill you in on all the essentials of modern astronomy. From the solar system and the constellations to space-time, gravity, and quantum physics, you'll go on a

Overview

A fun, fascinating, accessible introduction to astronomy basics

In this latest installment in the bestselling Utterly Confused series, an astronomy professor and a popular science writer team up to fill you in on all the essentials of modern astronomy. From the solar system and the constellations to space-time, gravity, and quantum physics, you'll go on a fascinating journey through the cosmos, becoming acquainted with the most recent astronomical phenomena and concepts, and dozens of fun facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071471589
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/22/2006
Series:
Utterly Confused Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Terry Jones, Ph.D., is an astronomy professor at the University of Minnesota.

Ingrid Johnson is a science writer.

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