This new edition of the classic astronomy text contains new information on the Voyager 2 The main theme of cosmic evolution and the sub-theme of scientific . Michael Zeilik, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and former Presidential Lecturer In , the 8th edition of Astronomy: The Evolving Universe won a Texty. The ninth edition of this successful textbook describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.
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Michael Zeilik, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and former Presidential Lecturer at the University of New Mexico, specializes in innovative, introductory courses for the novice, non-science major student.
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Michael Astronimy has revised the pedagogy of his successful textbook based on recent research in astronomy education. Open Preview See a Problem? Cambridge University PressJan 14, – Nature – pages.
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The main theme of cosmic evolution and the sub-theme of scientific model-building are carried through the book’s four parts: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Significantly shorter than the previous edition, the ninth edition is organized into four concept clusters: Origin of Elements in the Zeikik System: Thanks for telling us about the problem.
In my opinion, it would rate higher if it were divided into two separate books instead of one huge book. Inthe 8th edition of Astronomy: Rich Vojtech marked it as to-read Jan 08, Apr 26, Chris added it Shelves: Wintergreen rated it liked it Dec 07, Hniverse book probably rates higher than a two but not quite a three.
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Throughout, illustrations have been updated to be clearer and more understandable to the novice student. Want to Read saving…. Preview — Astronomy by Michael Zeilik. English Choose a language for shopping. Each chapter contains at least one Celestial Navigator, a concept map that provides a visual guide of major concepts in the chapter and explicity shows their connections.
William marked it as to-read Jul 21, Each chapter contains at least one Celestial Navigator, a concept map that provides a visual guide of major concepts in the chapter and explicity shows their connections. Get to Know Us. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
The concepts were easy to understand, even for a novice, and I do believe that I grasped some new basic astronomy knowlege from reading it. Retaining the structure of previous editions, it is divided into four coherent parts including: Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Designed to provide readers with an enriched sense of the astronomical world, this edition continues to explain how astronomers think about the cosmos and describes the full range of the asttonomy universe.
However, this is definitely not something to read in your free time just to satisfy a curiousity. Niranjan Roy rated it it was amazing Feb 05,