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An Introduction to Basic Astronomy Concepts (Black and White Edition) free pdf This book provides a highly visual introduction to a variety of basic astronomy concepts: (1) Overview of the Solar System (2) Understanding the Lunar Phases (3) Understanding Solar and Lunar Eclipses (4) Understanding the Seasons (5) Evidence that the Earth is Round (6) Models of Our Solar System (7) Laws of Motion in Astronomy (8) Beyond Our Solar System. This edition is black and white. This book features numerous NASA space photos. (NASA did not participate in the writing or publication of this eBook.) Many diagrams, like the heliocentric and geocentric models or explaining the phases of the moon, were constructed by combining together NASA space photos instead of simply drawing circles. Teachers who purchase one copy of this book or borrow one copy of this book from a library may reproduce selected pages for the purpose of teaching astronomy concepts to their own students. The content is suitable for a general interest audience, as well as those who may be learning astronomy and are looking for some supplemental instruction that is highly visual and focused on a variety of fundamental concepts. (This book is also available in a full-color edition.)

About Chris McMullen Ph D

The author, Chris McMullen, is a physics and astronomy instructor at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He earned his Ph.D. in physics at Oklahoma State University in phenomenological high-energy physics (particle physics). His doctoral dissertation was on the collider phenomenology of superstring-inspired large extra dimensions, a field in which he has coauthored several papers.

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Author : Chris McMullen Ph D
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 30 June 2012
ISBN : 1478169729
EAN : 9781478169727
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 188 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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