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ISBN-13 9780321633811ISBN-10 0321633814
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ISBN-10 0-321-62090-9ISBN-13 978-0-321-62090-3
Author(s): Jeffrey Bennett; Megan Donahue; Nicholas Schneider; Mark Voit
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 832
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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. This student-friendly 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.

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