Discovering the Universe

Discovering the Universe

by William J. Kaufmann
     
 

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Discovering the Universe is the best-selling brief text for descriptive one-term astronomy courses (especially those with no mathematics prerequisites). Carried along by the book's vibrant main theme, "the process of scientific discovery," readers will encounter spectacular sights, landmark experiments, and recent discoveries, while learning to avoid the pitfalls… See more details below

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Discovering the Universe is the best-selling brief text for descriptive one-term astronomy courses (especially those with no mathematics prerequisites). Carried along by the book's vibrant main theme, "the process of scientific discovery," readers will encounter spectacular sights, landmark experiments, and recent discoveries, while learning to avoid the pitfalls created by common misconceptions about astronomy. Now enhanced with a powerful technology and image projection package, this is the most exciting and effective edition yet. The accompanying CD-ROM features a special student version of the award-winning virtual planetarium software, Starry Night Enthusiast and the new innovative Deep Space Explorer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716717843
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
11/28/1986
Series:
Astronomy and Astrophysics Ser.
Pages:
381
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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