Horizons: Exploring the Universe

Horizons: Exploring the Universe

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Fully updated to reflect the latest cutting-edge discoveries, the Eleventh Edition of Mike Seeds' and Dana Backman's best-selling HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE engages students by focusing on two central questions: How Do We Know?, which emphasizes the role of evidence in the scientific process, providing insights into how science works, and What Are We?, which highlights our place as planet dwellers in an evolving universe, guiding students to ask questions about where we came from and how we formed -- a perspective that the study of astronomy is uniquely positioned to emphasize. And, because every course is as unique as its instructor-and its students-HORIZONS is supported by a range of teaching and learning solutions that allow you to craft the best course for your approach and course needs. Our innovative instructor resources include WebAssign online homework management and exclusive audience response technology. Students can select from several eBook options, student tutorial systems, or virtual laboratory experiments. HORIZONS provides the ideal foundation-our powerful technology tools are the building blocks that help you customize your course to fit your and your students' needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.73), refracting telescopes cannot bring all colors to the same focus, resulting in color fringes around the images. An achromatic lens (p ... Magnifying power (p. 75), the ability to make an object look bigger, is less important because it can be changed by changing the eyepiece. ... As someone knowledgeable about astronomical telescopes, how would you improve such advertisements? 92 92 PART 1 THEanbsp;...

Title:Horizons: Exploring the Universe
Author:Michael Seeds, Dana Backman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2009-01-02


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