Horizons: Exploring the Universe

Horizons: Exploring the Universe

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Fully updated to reflect the latest cutting-edge discoveries, the Twelfth Edition of Mike Seedsa€™s and Dana Backmana€™s best-selling HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE engages students by focusing on two central questions: How Do We Know? which emphasizes the role of evidence in the scientific process, providing insights into how science works; and What Are We? which highlights our place as planet dwellers in an evolving universe, guiding students to ask questions about where we came from and how we formed a perspective that the study of astronomy is uniquely positioned to emphasize. And because every course is as unique as its instructor--and its students--HORIZONS is supported by a range of teaching and learning solutions that allow you to craft the best course for your approach and course needs. Our innovative instructor resources include WebAssign online homework management and exclusive audience response technology. Students can select from several eBook options, student tutorial systems, or virtual laboratory experiments. HORIZONS provides the ideal foundation--our powerful technology tools are the building blocks that help you customize your course to fit your and your studentsa€™ needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). CHAPTER 4 Copyright ... 46 The Origin of Modern Astronomy Galileoa#39;s telescope revealed such things as craters on the moon, and he explained how that evidence could be used to test the prevailing Earth- centered model of the universe. He was condemned by ... moving through space ? That required the revolutionary overthrow of an ancient and honored theory of Eartha#39;s place.

Title:Horizons: Exploring the Universe
Author:Michael Seeds, Dana Backman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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