In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies

In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies

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Available with WebAssign! Author Theo Koupelis has set the mark for a student-friendly, accessible introductory astronomy text with In Quest of the Universe. He has now developed a new text to accommodate those course that focus mainly on stars and galaxies. Ideal for the one-term course, In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies opens with material essential to the introductory course (gravity, light, telescopes, the sun) and then moves on to focus on key material related to stars and galaxies. Incorporating the rich pedagogy and vibrant art program that have made his earlier books a success, Koupelis' In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies is the clear choice for students' first exploration of the cosmos.About 10, 000 years after the big bang, when the temperature dropped to about 20, 000 K (at redshift of about z 6700), the universe became ... Observational data support the theory but do not prove it, because scientific theories are not proven.

Title:In Quest of the Stars and Galaxies
Author:Theo Koupelis
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-02-04


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