2 edition of Introduction to space age astronomy found in the catalog.
Introduction to space age astronomy
John M Cavanaugh
|Other titles||Space age astronomy|
|Statement||Illustrated by the author, John M. Cavanuagh..|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, , 121, 45 p. :|
|Number of Pages||121|
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.
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