Sixth Edition   ©2015

Discovering the Essential Universe

Neil F. Comins

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-8170-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-8170-2; Format: Paper Text, 560 pages

1. Discovering the Night Sky
2. Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets
3. Light and Telescopes
4. Formation of the Solar System
5. Exoplanets
6. The Terrestrial Planets and Their Moons
7. The Outer Planets and their Moons
8. Vagabonds of the Solar System
9. The Sun. Our Extraordinary, Ordinary Star
10. Characterizing Stars
11. The Lives of Stars from Birth Through Middle Age
12. The Deaths and Remnants of Stars
13. The Galaxies
14. Cosmology
15. Astrobiology