In Quest of the Universe / Edition 3

In Quest of the Universe / Edition 3

by Karl F. Kuhn, Theo Koupelis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763712299

ISBN-13: 9780763712297

Pub. Date: 01/11/2001

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

In Quest of the Universe is intended for the undergraduate introductory astronomy course and presents astronomy in the traditional order of solar system, stars, and galaxies. This edition offers the latest information described in simple language, using every-day examples in order to help students better understand key concepts and appreciate the beauty and

Overview

In Quest of the Universe is intended for the undergraduate introductory astronomy course and presents astronomy in the traditional order of solar system, stars, and galaxies. This edition offers the latest information described in simple language, using every-day examples in order to help students better understand key concepts and appreciate the beauty and simplicity of the universe. The historical development of science and technology is emphasized, and readers of the text will learn not only what science is and what scientists mean when they refer to a theory but also how theories are tested and developed, and what motivates scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763712297
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
01/11/2001
Series:
Astronomy and Chemistry Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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