The Universe Revealed

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Brooks/Cole, 1999 - Astronomy - 636 pages
Chris Impey and Bill Hartmann, both well-known researchers and authors, bring astronomy to life using captivating stories of scientists' lives, the excitement of their astronomical discoveries and how their discoveries unveil the inner workings of science. The authors use a planets-first approach in THE UNIVERSE REVEALED as they guide students through the general process of discovery and understanding. The text covers all the basic concepts and ideas in astronomy using three consistent themes that are integrated and reinforced throughout the book. It will appeal instructors who want their students to understand physical concepts and processes of astronomy, as well as to grasp the arguments and methods that are common to all of science.This book includes free THE SKYO STUDENT EDITION and VOYAGE THROUGH THE SOLAR SYSTEM CD-ROMs free with each new text, making it the largest media package available in astronomy."

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