By Kerry Kuehn
This e-book presents a chronological creation to the sciences of astronomy and cosmology according to the analyzing and research of important choices from vintage texts, comparable to Ptolemy’s The Almagest, Kepler’s Epitome of Copernican Astronomy, Shapley’s Galaxies and Lemaître’s The Primeval Atom.
Each bankruptcy starts off with a brief creation by means of a examining choice. conscientiously crafted learn questions draw out key issues within the textual content and concentration the reader’s realization at the author’s tools, research, and conclusions. Numerical and observational routines on the finish of every bankruptcy attempt the reader’s skill to appreciate and observe key ideas from the text.
The Heavens and the Earth is the 1st of 4 volumes in A Student’s consultant in the course of the nice Physics Texts. This ebook grew out of a four-semester undergraduate physics curriculum designed to motivate a severe and circumspect method of ordinary technological know-how, whereas whilst getting ready scholars for complex coursework in physics.
This publication is very compatible as a college-level textbook for college kids of the usual sciences, heritage or philosophy. It additionally serves as a textbook for complex high-school scholars, or as a thematically-organized source-book for students and influenced lay-readers. In learning the vintage clinical texts incorporated herein, the reader might be drawn towards a life of contemplation.
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A Student's Guide Through the Great Physics Texts: Volume I: The Heavens and The Earth: 1 (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics) by Kerry Kuehn