ISBN 9780763712297,In Quest Of The Universe

In Quest Of The Universe



Jones & Bartlett

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780763712297

ISBN-10 0763712299

Unknown Binding

Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 658 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

In Quest of the Universe is intended for the undergraduate introductory astronomy course and presents astronomy in the traditional order of solar system, stars, and galaxies. This edition offers the latest information described in simple language, using every-day examples in order to help students better understand key concepts and appreciate the beauty and simplicity of the universe. The historical development of science and technology is emphasized, and readers of the text will learn not only what science is and what scientists mean when they refer to a theory but also how theories are tested and developed, and what motivates scientists.