The Cosmic Perspective

Author: Andrew F. Rex

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ISBN: 9780201473995

Category: Science

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The Cosmic Perspective

"A brief overview of the story of modern astronomy, focusing on the cosmic perspective that astronomy gives us on ourselves and our planet."--

Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134874364

Category: Astronomy

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For two-semester courses in astronomy. Exploring the impact of new discoveries on astronomy, science, and life in the universe Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, 9th Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for anyone who is curious about the universe, regardless of prior background in astronomy or physics. As respected teachers and active researchers, the authors present astronomy using a coherent narrative and a thematic approach that engages students immediately and guides them through connecting ideas. This engagement-centered approach and variety of contextualizing features enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively involve them in learning key concepts. The 9th Edition features major scientific updates, new content that focuses on the possibility of life in the universe, and recent discoveries that provide modern contexts to help students see astronomy as highly relevant to their worlds now. The authors integrate a new focus on cultural diversity among scientists and ethics across science and astronomy, delving into science done by a wide range of people and evaluated in different ways. The authors write and create a wealth of Mastering Astronomy resources, carrying the coherent and cohesive approach of the book to the new and expanded digital tools, such as Prelecture Videos. Instructors can access this curated group of activities in Mastering Astronomy for use before, during, and after class and can easily edit the pre-built assignments to fit the way they teach. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24) Also available digitally as a standalone Pearson eText, or via Mastering Astronomy, which includes the Pearson eText. Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily customize the table of contents and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class - motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for: * 0135729491 / 9780135729496 Pearson eText Cosmic Perspective, The -- Access Card, 9/e OR * 0135729459 / 9780135729458 Pearson eText Cosmic Perspective, The -- Instant Access, 9/e Also available with Mastering Astronomy By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Resources in Mastering Astronomy are written and carefully reviewed by the author team, establishing the same coherent and trusted voice as the book. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Astronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Astronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Astronomy, search for: 0134988930 / 9780134988931 Cosmic Perspective, The Plus Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134874366 / 9780134874364 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134988833 / 9780134988832 Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Cosmic Perspective, The 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)

Astronomy Media Workbook

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The Cosmic Perspective

Two volumes of this text are also available: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

Author: Megan Donahue

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780321620903

Category: Science

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective , Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features to help enhance student skill building, including new Visual Skills Check end-of-chapter questions that provide an opportunity for students to test their visual interpretation skills, new Cosmic Context Figures that help students synthesize key concepts and processes, and a new comprehensive visual overview of scale to help students explore the scale of time and space. The Sixth Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, research, and theoretical developments. The text is supported by the most robust package of instructor ancillaries, and MasteringAstronomy (tm) , the market-leading online tutorial and homework system, has been updated to include a wealth of new content to help students learn and review more efficiently outside of class. Two volumes of this text are also available: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

Cosmic Perspective The Pearson New International Edition

Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292036478

Category: Science

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features that enhance student skill-building, including new group work exercises that engage students in active learning, helping them retain concepts longer and build communication skills for the future. The Seventh Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, results from recent space missions, and new theoretical developments that inform our understanding of the early universe. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1—13, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1—6, S2—S4, 14—24)

The Essential Cosmic Perspective

MasteringAstronomy® works with the text to create a learning program that enables you to learn interactively both in and out of the classroom.

Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780321928085

Category: Science

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The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition gives non-science majors a streamlined, cutting edge introduction to astronomy built on a strong tradition of effective pedagogy and coverage. Focus on skill building includes new group work exercises that require active participation, helping you to retain concepts longer and build communication skills. MasteringAstronomy® works with the text to create a learning program that enables you to learn interactively both in and out of the classroom.

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The Cosmic Perspective

This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts.

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ISBN: 9780134073828

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, "The Cosmic Perspective, "Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student s lives. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)"

Astronomy the Cosmic Perspective

The ninth edition of this successful textbook describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.

Author: Michael Zeilik

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

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Category: Astronomy

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The ninth edition of this successful textbook describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.

Astronomy Media Workbook for The Cosmic Perspective The Essential Cosmic Perspective

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Cosmic Perspective

Featuring data and research material involving galactic redshifts, this work produces evidence in support of the New Cosmology pioneered by the author.

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Publisher: Sunstar Publishing

ISBN: 9781887472234

Category: Science

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Featuring data and research material involving galactic redshifts, this work produces evidence in support of the New Cosmology pioneered by the author. He uses insights from fields such as astronomy, cosmology, physics, philosophy, biology and economics.

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The Far future Universe

The Far-Future Universe presents eighteen provocative essays offering speculations on various scenarios for the future, from the perspectives of cosmology, physics, biology, humanity and theology.

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Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781890151904

Category: Philosophy

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Will our universe continue to expand 100 billion years from now? Does human life and all intelligence inevitably come to an end as the universe evolves? Could our present space be converted catastrophically in to a new kind of space governed by different physical laws? Can we construct a theology of the future universe? Would the continuation of the universe for eternity be a good thing? The Far-Future Universe presents eighteen provocative essays offering speculations on various scenarios for the future, from the perspectives of cosmology, physics, biology, humanity and theology. Other contributors consider global time, artificial intelligence, religious ideas about the end of the world, and the nature of existence. Stimulating, challenging and exciting, these visions of the far future are a starting point for further reflection and speculation.

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MasteringAstronomy(tm) offers the most highly rated, most widely used student self-study media available. Award-winning interactive tutorials (previously available at Addison-Wesley's www.astronomyplace.com) are complemented by a wealth of other targeted self-assessment aids, including quizzes, exercises, and new interactive figures and photos. A one-year access toMasteringAstronomy(tm) is provided at no additional charge with all new copies of the book or can be purchased as a stand-alone product to use with any introductory astronomy text. www.masteringastronomy.com

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The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals

The Second Edition of The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals presents recent dramatic advances in astronomy and how they change our understanding of the cosmos.

Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780133889567

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This product features all of the resources of Modified Mastering Astronomy in addition to the Pearson eText.

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This product features all of the resources of Modified Mastering Astronomy in addition to the Pearson eText. Mastering(TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. The fully integrated and complete media package allows instructors to engage students before they come to class, hold them accountable for learning during class, and then confirm that learning after class.

Astronomy Media Workbook

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Author: Michael C. LoPresto

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This revised and expanded popular media workbook is provided with all new copies of Bennettrsquo;s book and includes a wide selection of in-depth activities using resources from The Astronomy Place and Voyager: SkyGazer, College Edition v3.6 planetarium software. These thought-provoking projects are suitable for the lab or as assignable homework assignments.