By Kerry Kuehn
This publication offers a chronological advent to the sciences of astronomy and cosmology in line with the studying and research of important choices from vintage texts, similar to Ptolemy’s The Almagest, Kepler’s Epitome of Copernican Astronomy, Shapley’s Galaxies and Lemaître’s The Primeval Atom.
Each bankruptcy starts with a brief creation through a studying choice. rigorously crafted examine questions draw out key issues within the textual content and concentration the reader’s awareness at the author’s equipment, research, and conclusions. Numerical and observational workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy try the reader’s skill to appreciate and practice key innovations from the text.
The Heavens and the Earth is the 1st of 4 volumes in A Student’s consultant throughout the nice Physics Texts. This booklet grew out of a four-semester undergraduate physics curriculum designed to inspire a severe and circumspect method of ordinary technology, 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 normal sciences, background or philosophy. It additionally serves as a textbook for complex high-school scholars, or as a thematically-organized source-book for students and stimulated lay-readers. In learning the vintage medical texts integrated herein, the reader could 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