Introductory Astronomy


Lerner KL, Lerner BW, Rennie E ed. Introductory Astronomy. Intellus Learning and Macmillan Learning. 2018.
Introductory Astronomy


An introductory undergraduate course and/or supplemental resource. (online)

Produced by K. Lee Lerner and curated by LMG's academic subject-matter experts and editorial teams, Introductory Astronomy is a fully customizable college-level course crafted in partnership with Intellus Learning and Macmillan Learning editors, instructors, and compliance experts. Topics include: The Birth of Astronomy; Orbits and Gravity; Earth, Moon, and Sky; An Introduction to the Solar System; Cratered Worlds; Cosmic Samples and the Origin of the Solar System; Venus and Mars; The Giant Planets; Debris of the Solar System; Nuclear Powerhouse; Analyzing Starlight; Radiation and Spectra; Astronomical Instruments; A Celestial Census; Celestial Distances; Gas, and Dust in Space; The Birth of Stars and the Discovery of Planets Outside the Solar System; Stars from Adolescence to Old Age; The Death of Stars; Black Holes and Curved Spacetime; The Milky Way Galaxy; Galaxies; The Evolution and Distribution of Galaxies; Active Galaxies, Quasars, and Supermassive Black Holes; The Big Bang; and Life in the Universe.


ISBN-10: 1-319-21440-1; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-21440-1

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Last updated on 02/01/2019