Michael Zeilik has revised the pedagogy of his successful textbook based on recent research in astronomy education. Significantly shorter than the previous. 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.
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Astronomy: The Evolving Universe
Khaouda Mohamed rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Open Preview See a Problem? It is a textbook, and it reads as a textbook. This includes a look at other major formations and stars within the galaxy – some named stars of interest as well as celestial objects such as nebulae, and a discussion of interstellar distances and distribution Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, etc. The book is in excellent condition and I needed it for a summer class.
Inthe 8th edition of Astronomy: This ninth edition is more streamlined than earlier editions, presenting only that material needed by students. So just be aware that this book is science and not what I would label as metaphysics. This highly illustrated textbook for a one-semester introduction to astronomy describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.
Please try again later. The Evolving UniverseNinth Edition, equips the introductory astronomy student with the essential tools for understanding the night sky. Periodic table of the elements Expanded glossary Index. Benton Richard Fortey View All. 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.
The structure, kinematics and dynamics of spiral galaxies are explored, and then other types of galaxies elliptical, etc. Origin of Elements in universr Solar System: Casper marked it as to-read Feb 21, Thoroughly updated and re-conceived, Astronomy, Ninth Edition, equips the introductory astronomy student with the essential tools for understanding the cosmos. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. See all 8 reviews.
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The Universe of Hniverse Nearby stars in the Hipparcus catalogue Appendix E. Michael Zeilik has revised his successful textbook based on recent research in astronomy education. The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide. About Help Blog Zeili Welcome to our new website. The evolution of the galaxy Review “A slick introductory textbook that vaguely resembles a really thick Discover magazine.
I realy am enjoing this book. Sean rated it it was amazing Jan 24, But as an overall introduction, it is very good, as any 9th edition should be. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Astrokeng marked it as to-read Nov 11, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Inthe 8th edition of Astronomy: Significantly astroonomy than the previous edition, the ninth edition is organized into four concept clusters: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The larger ideas of the origins and ultimate fate of the universe cosmology again, at the end are explored, including a brief discussion of the origins of life in the universe, and short discussions on topics such as SETI called CETI here, Communication with ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence.
Once again Michael does a very good job of explaining Astronomy and its theory. Jared Osborne rated it liked it May 12, Note, that as I recall, it does not attempt to explain why matter exists. British Plant Communities, Volume 5: Material has been streamlined throughout to make the descriptions, concepts, and explanations clearer.
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Shannon marked it as to-read Nov 15, Scott’s Astro Page rated it really liked it May 30, Silvana zeiliik it really liked it Nov 15, I haven’t seen any marks or creased pages and it’s just very clean-cut, as stated. Bijan Nikouravan added it Mar 07, Throughout, illustrations have been updated to be clearer and more understandable to the novice student.
This book is easy to read and is a good introduction to popular astronomy.