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Testbank for Universe (10th Edition) by Robert M. Geller

By: Roger Freedman , Robert Geller , William J. Kaufmann
ISBN-10: 1319042384
/ ISBN-13: 9781319042387

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Authors: Roger Freedman , Robert Geller , William J. Kaufmann
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Table of content:

PART I: INTRODUCING ASTRONOMY
1. Astronomy and the Universe
Guest Essay: Why Astronomy? by Sandra M. Faber
2. Knowing the Heavens
Guest Essay: Why Astrology Is Not Science by James Randi
3. Eclipses and the Motion of the Moon
Guest Essay: Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy by Mark Hollabaugh
4. Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets
5. The Nature of Light
6. Optics and Telescopes
PART II: PLANETS AND MOONS
7. Comparative Planetology I: Our Solar System
8. Comparative Planetology II: The Origin of Our Solar System
Scientific American article: Dangling a COROT by Alexander Hellemans
9. The Living Earth
10. Our Barren Moon
11. Mercury, Venus, and Mars: Earthlike yet Unique
Scientific American article: Father of Spirit and Opportunity by David Appell
12. Jupiter and Saturn: Lords of the Planets
13. Jupiter and Saturn’s Satellites of Fire and Ice
14. Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and the Kuiper Belt: Remote Worlds
15. Vagabonds of the Solar System
Guest Essay: Pluto and the Kuiper Belt by Scott Sheppard
PART III: STARS AND STELLAR EVOLUTION
16. Our Star, the Sun
17. The Nature of the Stars
18 The Birth of Stars
19. Stellar Evolution: On and After the Main Sequence
20. Stellar Evolution: The Deaths of Stars
21. Neutron Stars
22. Black Holes
PART IV: GALAXIES AND COSMOLOGY
23. Our Galaxy
24. Galaxies
25. Quasars and Active Galaxies
26. Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
Scientific American article: Dark Forces at Work by David Appell
27. Exploring the Early Universe
Scientific American article: Making Sense of Modern Cosmology by P. James E. Peebles
28. The Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Guest Essay: A Biologist’s View of Astrobiology by Kevin W. Plaxco


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