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This item is out of print and has been replaced with Astronomy: In the Seventh Edition, Chaisson and McMillan ignite student interest with increased coverage of the most exciting, current discoveries in astronomy and create a bridge to scientific understanding with student-friendly art and enhanced pedagogy. The Large-Scale Structure of the Cosmos. To use the test banks below, you must download the TestGen software from the TestGen website.

If you need help getting started, read the tutorials on the TestGen site. Download TestGen – Mac 2. Instructor’s Guide Download only for Astronomy: Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. Eric Chaisson Eric Chaisson holds a doctorate in astrophysics from Harvard University, where he spent 10 years on the faculty astronoky Arts and Sciences.

For more than two decades thereafter, he served on the senior science staff at the Space Telescope Science Institute and held various professorships at E.chaiisson Hopkins and Tufts Universities. He is now back at Harvard, where he eition natural science and conducts research at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Bok Prize for original contributions to astrophysics. He held post-doctoral positions at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University, where he continued his research in theoretical astrophysics, star clusters, and numerical modeling.

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Students are encouraged to ask how we know what we know and to learn the historical development of the discipline. The Mastering system helps instructors maximize class time with customizable, easy-to-assign, and automatically graded assessments that motivate students to learn outside of class and arrive prepared for lecture. New to This Edition.

Recast from the Learning Goals of previous editions, Learning Outcomes provide each chapter with clear expectations for the skills a student should be able to demonstrate after successfully completing the chapter.

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End-of-Chapter Reviews are organized by the Learning Outcomes established at the start of each chapter, with reinforcing number cues, key terms, and repeated mini-images from the text. Revised visual analogies use simple-to-understand art to explain complex astronomical concepts. Key figures are combined with images of familiar objects, and annotations help students make the connections between wdition.

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Increased historical and cultural coverage documents the human fascination with astronomy and the path that has led to our current understanding of this field. A wealth of new interactive animations and figures appear in MasteringAstronomy, including new interactive figures The Celestial Sphere, and The Greenhouse Effect. Selected Enhanced End-of-Chapter problems feature links to interactive media and eText. New Visual Activity tutorials with interactive figures explore the distribution of dark matter in the universe, the jovian planets, and other exciting topics.


With this edition, every chapter now contains visual activity tutorials. Narrated Art Tours have e.chaissoj added to provide students with expanded, audio explanations of animations and images. The Foundations of Astronomy I.

The Birth of Modern Science 2.

The Inner Workings of the Cosmos 3. Asttronomy Tools of Astronomy II. Interplanetary Matter and the Birth of the Planets 5. Earth and Its Moon: Our Cosmic Backyard 6. A Study in Contrasts 7.

Giants of the Solar System 8. Moons, Rings, and Plutoids: Our Parent Star Giants, Dwarfs, and the Ediition Sequence Star Formation in the Milky Way The Lives and Deaths of Stars Neutron Stars and Black Holes: Strange States of Matter IV.

The Milky Way Galaxy: A Spiral in Space Normal and Active Galaxies: Building Blocks of the Universe Astronnomy Large-Scale Structure of the Cosmos The Big Bang and the Fate of the Universe Life in the Universe: Share a link to All Resources.

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