Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy (NASTA Hardcover Reinforced High School Binding) / Edition 6

Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy (NASTA Hardcover Reinforced High School Binding) / Edition 6

by Thomas Arny, Stephen Schneider
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078935474

ISBN-13: 9780078935473

Pub. Date: 09/23/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information. Accessible writing style allows coverage of technically complex ideas without confusing students. Tom Arny and Steve Schneider give the students a reason to read every sentence! Includes Print Student Edition

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Explorations: An Introduction to Astronomy is built on the foundation of its well known writing style, accuracy, and emphasis on current information. Accessible writing style allows coverage of technically complex ideas without confusing students. Tom Arny and Steve Schneider give the students a reason to read every sentence! Includes Print Student Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078935473
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/23/2009
Series:
A/P Physics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preview: The Cosmic Landscape

1 The Cycles of the Sky

2 The Rise of Astronomy

Essay 1 Backyard Astronomy

3 Gravity and Motion

4 Light and Atoms

Essay 2 Special and General Relativity

5 Telescopes

6 The Earth

Essay 3 Keeping Time

7 The Moon

8 Survey of the Solar System

9 The Terrestrial Planets

10 The Outer Planets

11 Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets

12 The Sun, Our Star

13 Measuring the Properties of Stars

14 Stellar Evolution

15 Stellar Remnants: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes

16 The Milky Way Galaxy

17 Galaxies

18 Cosmology

Essay 4 Life in the Universe

Answers to "Test Yourself"

Appendix

Glossary

Index

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