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Introduction to space age astronomy

John M Cavanaugh

Introduction to space age astronomy

by John M Cavanaugh

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Published by Educational Services in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

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  • Astronomy -- Textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSpace age astronomy
    StatementIllustrated by the author, John M. Cavanuagh..
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [1], 121, 45 p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22778321M

    Introduction to Astronomy Introduction to Astronomy Syllabus - Introduction - How Science is Done - The Big Bang - Discovery of the Galaxy - Age and Origin of the Solar System - Methods of Observational Astronomy - The Life-Giving Sun - Planets of the Solar System - The Earth in Space. A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky is the perfect introduction to the always fascinating world of astronomy. Children ages eight and up will find out what astronomers have learned (and are still discovering), what astronauts and scientists explore, and what .

    Russia launches the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit, beginning the space age. The US launches its first satellite, Explorer 1, four months later. July 29 marks the beginning of the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), agency newly created by the United States to catch up with Soviet space technologies. interactive demonstrations, are provided to students on CD-ROMs or as URL links as part of astronomy textbook packages. Of the 23 introductory astronomy textbooks examined by Bruning (a), 18 had an ancillary CD-ROM with images and animations, 4 had a supporting Web site, and 3 texts were identified as "e-Books."File Size: 1MB.

    The Universe on the Large Scale. The Universe of the Very Small. A Conclusion and a Beginning. For Further Exploration. 2 Observing the Sky: The Birth of Astronomy. The Sky Above. Ancient Astronomy. Astrology and Astronomy. The Birth of Modern Astronomy. For Further Exploration. Collaborative Group Activities. space-time,but with some knowledge of quantum fieldtheory and the standard model of particle physics. 2. INTRODUCTION TO BIG BANG COSMOLOGY Our present understanding of the universe is based upon the successful hot Big Bang theory, which ex-plains its evolution from the firstfraction of a second to our present age, around 13 billion years later.


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