Explorations : Stars, Galaxies and Planets, Updated and 2-CD's / Edition 2

Explorations : Stars, Galaxies and Planets, Updated and 2-CD's / Edition 2

by Thomas T. Arny
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072996994

ISBN-13: 9780072996999

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The text takes all of the features that have made Arny Explorations a top-selling textbook and applies them under a stars-first approach.

This new edition continues to offer the most complete technology/new media support package available. That technology/new media package includes: 6 NEW Interactives; PowerWeb (web-based research and interactive quizzing -

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Overview

The text takes all of the features that have made Arny Explorations a top-selling textbook and applies them under a stars-first approach.

This new edition continues to offer the most complete technology/new media support package available. That technology/new media package includes: 6 NEW Interactives; PowerWeb (web-based research and interactive quizzing - very current); Online Learning Center (that allows instructors to take their course to the web if they choose); and a new CD-ROM that offers new and different text material/animations/links to even further enhance student comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072996999
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preview The Cosmic Landscape

1 History of Astronomy
Essay 1 Backyard Astronomy

2 Gravity and Motion

3 Light and Atoms

4 Telescopes

5 The Sun, Our Star

6 Measuring the Properties of Stars

7 Stellar Evolution

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

9 The Milky Way Galaxy

10 Galaxies

11 Cosmology

12 The Earth
Essay 2 Keeping Time

13 The Moon

14 Survey of the Solar System

15 The Terrestrial Planets

16 The Outer Planets

17 Meteors, Asteroids, and Comets
Essay 4 Life in the Universe

Appendix
Powers-of-Ten Notation
Some Useful Formulas
Solving Distance, Velocity, Time (D, v, t)
Problems

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