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UNIVERSE

PAPERBACK BY FREEDMAN, ROGER A.; KAUFMANN, WILLIAM J.

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ISBN
9781429231534
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EDITION
9TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
W.H.FREEMAN & CO LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
800 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
06 JAN 2010

CONTENTS

From the previous edition (8e): PART I: INTRODUCING ASTRONOMY Astronomy and the Universe Knowing the Heavens Eclipses and the Motion of the Moon Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets The Nature of Light Optics and Telescopes PART II: PLANETS AND MOONS Comparative Planetology I: Our Solar System Comparative Planetology II: The Origin of Our Solar System The Living Earth Our Barren Moon Mercury, Venus, and Mars: Earthlike yet Unique Jupiter and Saturn: Lords of the Planets Jupiter and Saturn's Satellites of Fire and Ice Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and the Kuiper Belt: Remote Worlds Vagabonds of the Solar System PART III: STARS AND STELLAR EVOLUTION Our Star, the Sun The Nature of the Stars The Birth of Stars Stellar Evolution: After the Main Sequence Stellar Evolution: the Deaths of Stars Neutron Stars Black Holes PART IV: GALAXIES AND COSMOLOGY Our Galaxy Galaxies Quasars, Active Galaxies Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe Exploring the Early Universe The Search for Extraterrestrial Life