With Astronomy Today, Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken students to the universe around them.
Thoroughly updated, the revised edition focuses on the process of scientific discovery and scientific method, making â€œhow we know what we knowâ€ a more integral part of the text with attention to clearly and concisely presenting scientific terms to the non-science student.
In addition, the authors have taken great care to identify places where they could clarify or simplify an explanation, better define a term, and discuss the process used in making a discovery.
This editionoffers the most complete and innovative learning package available for one- or two-semester introductory courses in astronomy.
Alternate VersionsAstronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, 5/e â€“ Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course.
Includes Chapters 1-16, 28.
Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, 5/e â€“ Focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course.
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