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The Cosmic Perspective (Paperback)

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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 ? , 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)

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Publisher Addison-Wesley
Mfg Part# 9780321620903
SKU 211283403
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0321620909
Release Date 12/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0006
Publisher Addison Wesley Longman
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