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The Unfolding Universe : A Stellar Journey - Jefferson Weaver

The Unfolding Universe

A Stellar Journey

Paperback Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9780738208756
Number Of Pages: 408

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An amazing journey from our moon to the most distant stars, revealing the magic and majesty of our universe.

The Earthp. 1
The Moonp. 15
The Planets and Their Motionsp. 25
The Special Theory of Relativityp. 65
The General Theory of Relativityp. 85
The Properties of the Planetsp. 99
Comets, Meteors, and Interplanetary Dustp. 123
The Sunp. 129
The Stars: Their Distances, Luminosities, and Colorsp. 139
Heat, Radiation, and the Temperatures of Starsp. 147
Spectral Classes of Starsp. 175
Atomic Structure and Stellar Spectrap. 193
Stellar Masses and Radiip. 223
The Deep Interiors of Starsp. 233
The Structure and Evolution of Starsp. 249
Variable Starsp. 273
The Milky Way (Our Galaxy)p. 295
The Galaxiesp. 327
Cosmology (The Structure and Evolution of the Universe)p. 351
Reference Notesp. 377
Indexp. 381
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ISBN: 9780738208756
ISBN-10: 0738208752
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 1st January 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1