9780495113522

Perspectives on Astronomy, Media Edition (with CengageNOW, Virtual Astronomy Labs Printed Access Card) (Available 2010 Titles Enhanced Web Assign)

Michael A. Seeds; Dana E. Backman

ISBN 10: 0495113522 / 0-495-11352-2
ISBN 13: 9780495113522
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
Authors Mike Seeds and Dana Backman personalize the history of the universe by placing you at the center of the latest chapter in a grand and amazing story. You will learn how we are the latest link in the "great chain of origins." And, by emphasizing the role of the scientific process, Seeds and Backman will help you also understand how analyzing scientific evidence not only answers the question "How do we know?," but provide deeper insights into our place in the universe as well. Each new copy of the text comes with access to CengageNOW, an online personalized learning system designed to save you time in studying and to help you prepare for exams through a series of diagnostic tests and personalized study plans.

About the Author:
Mike Seeds is the John W. Wetzel Professor of Astronomy at Franklin and Marshall College as well as Director of the College's Joseph R. Grundy Observatory. His research interests include peculiar variable stars and the automation of astronomical telescopes. He is the Principal Astronomer in charge of the Phoenix 10, the first fully robotic telescope, located in southern Arizona. In 1989, he received the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for distinguished Teaching. In addition to teaching, writing, and research, Mike has created educational tools for use in computer-smart classrooms and continues to develop his upper-level courses in Archaeoastronomy and in the History of Astronomy. He has also published educational software for preliterate toddlers. Mike was Senior Consultant in the creation of the 26-episode telecourse UNIVERSE: THE INFINITE FRONTIER. He is the author of several introductory astronomy textbooks, including HORIZONS EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE, 9th edition (2006), and FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 9th edition (2007) both published by Thomson Brooks/Cole. Dana Backman is the director of education and public outreach for SOFIA, located at NASA-Ames. He previously was the chair of the Physics and Astronomy department at Franklin and Marshall College, where he taught physics and astronomy alongside Mike Seeds. He is also a faculty member in the College of Continuing Studies at Stanford University, where he teaches an introductory level astronomy course. His undergraduate degree is from MIT and his Masters and Ph.D. are from the University of Hawaii.

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