Understanding Our Universe - 3rd Edition - by PALEN,  Stacy, Kay,  Laura, Blumenthal,  George (george Ray) - ISBN 9780393614428
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Understanding Our Universe
3rd Edition
PALEN, Stacy, Kay, Laura, Blumenthal, George (george Ray)
Publisher: W.w. Norton & Company,
ISBN: 9780393614428

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Chapter 3.1 - Astronomers Have Studies The Motions Of Planets Since Ancient TimesChapter 3.2 - Galileo Was The First Modern Scientist.Chapter 3.3 - Newton's Laws Govern Motion.Chapter 3.4 - Gravity Is A Force Between Any Two Massive ObjectsChapter 3.5 - Orbits Are One Body "falling Around" AnotherChapter 4 - Light And TelescopesChapter 4.1 - What Is Light?Chapter 4.2 - Cameras And Spectrographs Record Astronomical DataChapter 4.3 - Telescopes Collect LightChapter 5 - The Formation Of Stars And PlanetsChapter 5.1 - Molecular Clouds Are The Cradles Of Star FormationChapter 5.2 - The Protostar Becomes A StarChapter 5.3 - Planets Form In A Disl Around The ProtostarChapter 5.4 - The Inner And Outer Disk Have Different CompositionsChapter 5.5 - A Case Study: The Solar SystemChapter 5.6 - Planetary Systems Are CommonChapter 6 - Terrestrial Worlds In The Inner Solar SystemChapter 6.1 - Impacts Help Shape The Terrestrial PlanetsChapter 6.2 - The Surfaces Of Terrestrial Planets Are Affected By Processes In The InteriorChapter 6.3 - Planetary Surfaces Evolve Through TectonismChapter 6.4 - Volcanism Reveals A Geologically Active PlanetChapter 6.5 - Wind And Water Modify SurfacesChapter 7 - Atmsophere Of Venus, Earth, And MarsChapter 7.1 - Atmospheres Change Over TimeChapter 7.2 - Secondary Atmospheres EvolveChapter 7.3 - Earth's Atmosphere Has Detailed StructureChapter 7.4 - The Atmospheres Of Venus And Mars Differ From Earth'sChapter 7.5 - Earth's Climate Is ChangingChapter 8 - The Giant PlanetsChapter 8.1 - Giant Planets Are Large, Cold, And MassiveChapter 8.2 - The Giant Planets Have Clouds And WeatherChapter 8.3 - The Interiors Of The Giant Planets Are Hot And DenseChapter 8.4 - The Giant Planets Are Magnetic PowerhousesChapter 8.5 - Rings Surround The Giant PlanetsChapter 9 - Small Bodies Of The Solar SystemChapter 9.1 - Dwarf Planets May Outnumber PlanetsChapter 9.2 - Moons As Small WorldsChapter 9.3 - Asteroids Are Pieces Of The PastChapter 9.4 - Comets Are Clumps Of IcesChapter 9.5 - Comet And Asteroid Collisions Still Happen TodayChapter 9.6 - Meteotites Are Remnants Of The Early Solar SystemChapter 10 - Measuring The StarsChapter 10.1 - The Luminosity Of A Star Can Be Found From The Brightness And The DistanceChapter 10.2 - Radiation Tells Us The Temperature, Size, And Composition Of StarsChapter 10.3 - The Mass Of A Star Can Be Determined In Some Binary SystemsChapter 10.4 - The H-r Diagram Is The Key To Understanding StarsChapter 11 - Our Star: The SunChapter 11.1 - The Structure Of The Sun Is A Matter Of BalanceChapter 11.2 - Energy In The Sun's Core Moves Through Radiation And ConvectionChapter 11.3 - The Atmosphere Of The SunChapter 11.4 - The Atmosphere Of The Sun Is Very ActiveChapter 12 - Evolution Of Low-mass StarsChapter 12.1 - The Life Of A Main-sequence Star Follows A Predictable PathChapter 12.2 - A Star Runs Out Of Hydrogen And Leaves The Main SequenceChapter 12.3 - Helium Begins To Burn In The Degenerate CoreChapter 12.4 - The Low-mass Star Enters The Last Stages Of Its EvolutionChapter 12.5 - Binary Stars Sometimes Share Mass, Resulting In Novae And SupernovaeChapter 12.6 - Star Clusters Are Snapshots Of Stellar EvolutionChapter 13 - Evolution Of High-mass StarsChapter 13.1 - High-mass Stars Follow Their Own PathChapter 13.2 - High-mass Stars Go Out With A BangChapter 13.3 - Supernovae Change The GalaxyChapter 13.4 - Einstein Moved Beyond Newtonian PhysicsChapter 13.5 - Gravity Is A Distortion Of SpacetimeChapter 13.6 - Black Holes Are A Natural LimitChapter 14 - Measuring GalaxiesChapter 14.1 - Galaxies Come In Many Sizes And ShapesChapter 14.2 - There Are Many Ways To Measure DistanceChapter 14.3 - We Live In An Expanding UniverseChapter 14.4 - A Supermassive Black Hole Exists At The Heart Of Most GalaxiesChapter 15 - Our Galaxy: The Milky WayChapter 15.1 - Galaxies Are Mostly Dark MatterChapter 15.2 - Stars Form In The Spiral Arms Of A Galaxy's DiskChapter 15.3 - Components Of The Milky Way Reveals Its EvolutionChapter 15.4 - The Milky Way Offers Clues About How Galaxies FormChapter 16 - The Evolution Of The UniverseChapter 16.1 - Hubble's Law Implies A Hot, Dense BeginningChapter 16.2 - The Cosmic Microwave Background Confirms The Big BangChapter 16.3 - The Expansion Of The Universe Is Speeding UpChapter 16.4 - The Earliest Moments Of The Universe Connect The Very Largest Size Scales To The Very SmallestChapter 16.5 - Inflation Solves Several Problems In CosmologyChapter 16.6 - Other Universe?Chapter 17 - Formation Of StructureChapter 17.1 - Galaxies Form Groups, Clusters, And Larger StructuresChapter 17.2 - Gravity Forms Large-scale StructureChapter 17.3 - The First Stars And Galaxies FormChapter 17.4 - Galaxies EvolveChapter 17.5 - Astronomers Think About The Far FutureChapter 18 - Life In The UniverseChapter 18.1 - Life On Earth Began Early And Evolved Over TimeChapter 18.2 - Life Beyond Earth Is PossibleChapter 18.3 - Scientists Search For Signs Of Intelligent LifeChapter 18.4 - The Fate Of Life On Earth

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