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The Cosmos

by Jay M. Pasachoff Alex Filippenko

Jay Pasachoff and Alex Filippenko combine extensive research experience (including years of research in such areas as radio astronomy, solar eclipses, supernovae, active galaxies, black holes, and cosmology), teaching experience, and textbook-writing experience to offer a book that is unparalleled in its ability to present the latest science in a way that students can understand. This brief and beautifully illustrated text ? one of the briefest available for the course ? offers concise coverage of a wide range of astronomical topics. An early discussion of the scientific method stresses its importance in the verification of observations. The authors emphasize the study of origins in this text, first by singling out specifics in the headings of each chapter and then by dealing with a variety of relevant material in the text itself. This new edition includes a new chapter on the dozens of exoplanets that are being discovered around other stars. Automatically packaged with TheSky? CD-ROM and four months' free access to InfoTrac College Edition, the new edition extends student learning opportunities beyond the walls of the classroom.

Holt Earth Science

by Jay M. Pasachoff Mead A. Allison Arthur T. Degaetano

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Holt Earth Science

by Jay M. Pasachoff Mead A. Allison Arthur T. Degatetano

This text book on Earth Science contains unit lessons on Studying the Earth, Composition of the Earth, History of the Earth, The Dynamic Earth, Reshaping the Crust, Oceans, Atmospheric Forces and Space. Chapter Labs, Quick Labs, Maps in Action, Feature Articles are some of the additional features.

Holt Earth Science (California Edition)

by Jay M. Pasachoff Mead A. Allison Arthur T. Degatetano

The book contains unit lessons on Studying the Earth, Composition of the Earth, History of the Earth, the dynamic Earth, reshaping the crust, Oceans, Atmospheric Forces, and Space.

Holt Earth Science: The Physical Setting (Grade 10, New York Edition)

by Jay M. Pasachoff Mead A. Allison Arthur T. Degatetano

The book contains unit lessons on Studying the Earth, Composition of the Earth, History of the Earth, the dynamic Earth, reshaping the crust, Oceans, Atmospheric Forces, and Space.

Nearest Star

by Jay M. Pasachoff Leon Golub

Unlike the myriad points of light we gaze at in the night sky, our nearest star allows us to study the wonders of stellar workings at blindingly close range--from a mere 93 million miles away. And what do we see? In this book, two of the world's leading solar scientists unfold all that history and science--from the first cursory observations to the measurements obtained by the latest state-of-the-art instruments on the ground and in space--have revealed about the Sun. Following the path of science from the very center of this 380,000,000,000,000,000,000-megawatt furnace to its explosive surface, Nearest Star invites readers into an open-ended narrative of discovery about what we know about the Sun and how we have learned it. How did the Sun evolve, and what will it become? What is the origin of its light and heat? How does solar activity affect the atmospheric conditions that make life on earth possible? These are the questions at the heart of solar physics, and at the center of this book. Having made optical solar observations with many solar telescopes and in the rockets and satellites, the authors bring their extensive personal experience to this story of how astronomers study the Sun, and what they have discovered about phenomena from eclipses to neutrinos, space weather, and global warming. Richly illustrated with an assortment of pictures from the latest solar missions and the newest telescopes, this book is a very readable, up-to-date account of science's encounter with our nearest star.

Peterson's First Guide to the Solar System

by Jay M. Pasachoff

A basic field guide for beginning observers of the solar system, introducing information on the locations and characteristics of the planets, sun, comets, meteors, and other objects in our solar system.

Scott Foresman Earth Science

by Jay M. Pasachoff Timothy M. Cooney Naomi Pasachoff

In studying earth science, you will learn about the land, water, and air that make up the planet on which we live. This textbook will help you become acquainted with this world and other worlds in space.

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