Astronomy Today Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies (7th Edition)

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With Astronomy Today, Seventh Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken you to the universe around you. The text emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and it focuses on the process of scientific discovery, making “how we know what we know” an integral part of the text. The revised edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest astronomical discoveries and theories, and it has been streamlined to keep you focused on the essentials and to develop an understanding of the “big picture.”

Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, Seventh Edition focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course and includes Chapters 1-5 and 16-28 of the main text.

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  • Astronomy Today, Volume 1: The Solar System, Seventh Edition–Focuses primarily on planetary coverage for a 1-term course. Includes Chapters 1-16, 28.

Note: Astronomy Today, Volume 2: Stars and Galaxies, 7/e focuses primarily on stars and stellar evolution for a 1-term course and includes Chapters 1-5 and 16-28 of the main text. This is the standalone book if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below;

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Eric Chaisson received his Ph.D. from and taught at Harvard for a number of years in Astrophysics. He is now associated with Tufts and Harvard. Eric has written nine books and received a number of literary awards along the way. Steve McMillan, a former Ph.D. candidate of Eric Chaisson’s, is a professor of Physics at Drexel University.

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