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Foundations of Astronomy (with AceAstronomy(TM), Virtual Astronomy Labs Printed Access Card) (Available Titles CengageNOW)

 
 
 
 
Foundations of Astronomy (with AceAstronomy(TM), Virtual Astronomy Labs Printed Access Card) (Available Titles CengageNOW)
Author: Michael A. Seeds
ISBN 13: 9780495015789
ISBN 10: 495015784
Edition: 9
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2006-02-10
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 736
List Price: $306.95
 
 

With this newly revised 9th edition of FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, Mike Seeds' goal is to help students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text illustrates the scientific method and guides students to answer these fundamental questions: "What are we?" and "How do we know?" In discussing the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, Seeds provides not just facts, but a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. The b