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The Resource The cosmos : astronomy in the new millennium, Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, Massachusetts, Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley

The cosmos : astronomy in the new millennium, Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, Massachusetts, Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley

Label
The cosmos : astronomy in the new millennium
Title
The cosmos
Title remainder
astronomy in the new millennium
Statement of responsibility
Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, Massachusetts, Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB43.3
LC item number
.P37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The cosmos : astronomy in the new millennium, Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, Massachusetts, Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 571-574) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A grand tour of the heavens -- Light, matter, and energy: powering the universe -- Light and telescopes: extending our senses -- Observing the stars and planets: clockwork of the universe -- Gravitation and motion: the early history of astronomy -- The terrestrial planets: earth, moon, and their relatives -- The jovian planets: windswept giants -- Pluto, comets, and space debris -- Our solar system and others -- Our star: the sun -- Stars: distant suns -- How the stars shine: cosmic furnaces -- The death of stars: recycling -- Black holes: the end of space and time -- The milky way: our home in the universe -- A universe of galaxies -- Quasars and active galaxies -- Cosmology: the birth and life of the cosmos -- In the beginning -- Life in the universe
Control code
1524643
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xxiii, 599 pages
Isbn
9781107687561
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012043113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524643
  • (Sirsi) 1524643
  • (OCoLC)825398931
Label
The cosmos : astronomy in the new millennium, Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, Massachusetts, Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 571-574) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A grand tour of the heavens -- Light, matter, and energy: powering the universe -- Light and telescopes: extending our senses -- Observing the stars and planets: clockwork of the universe -- Gravitation and motion: the early history of astronomy -- The terrestrial planets: earth, moon, and their relatives -- The jovian planets: windswept giants -- Pluto, comets, and space debris -- Our solar system and others -- Our star: the sun -- Stars: distant suns -- How the stars shine: cosmic furnaces -- The death of stars: recycling -- Black holes: the end of space and time -- The milky way: our home in the universe -- A universe of galaxies -- Quasars and active galaxies -- Cosmology: the birth and life of the cosmos -- In the beginning -- Life in the universe
Control code
1524643
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
xxiii, 599 pages
Isbn
9781107687561
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012043113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524643
  • (Sirsi) 1524643
  • (OCoLC)825398931

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