Discovering the Universe

3.77 avg rating
( 115 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780716722960: Discovering the Universe

The third edition has been updated to include the latest information on: the difficulties and successes of the Hubble Space Telescope; the status of AXAF, SIRTIF, Keck and other new observatories; the solar neutrino problem and the growing importance of solar seismology; the Magellan and Galileo missions, including remarkable photographs of Venus and Gaspra; the supernova SN1987A, with a new prediction of its brightening around the year 2000; the existence of black holes, including new observational evidence, plus descriptions of the supermassive-black hole model of the "central engine" in quasars and active galactic nuclei; galactic collisions and mergers, with new the radio maps and super computer simulations of galaxy-galaxy interactions.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

NEIL F. COMINS University of Maine, Orono. - WILLIAM J. KAUFMANN III late of San Diego State University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Kaufmann, William J.
ISBN 10: 0716722968 ISBN 13: 9780716722960
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97807167229601.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Kaufmann, William J.
Published by W H Freeman & Co (Sd) (1992)
ISBN 10: 0716722968 ISBN 13: 9780716722960
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W H Freeman & Co (Sd), 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0716722968

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 60.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds