The Fifth Edition of The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium provides you with the fundamentals of astronomical knowledge that have been built up over decades, with an expanded discussion of the incredible advances that … Logic and sensibility told me I aught to go with the lower price but I knew there was something special about this one. Big thick paperback that slid around in the packaging and damaged a corner. There are magnificent photos and easy to understand illustrations for those who are visual learners. Very readable and well-written by true educators who know how to teach material so it is fun, if not always easy, to learn. The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium, Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2002. Designed as a textbook for basic astronomy courses, it also serves as a stand-alone book for the average person who wants seriously to find out more about the universe. In 2019, he was awarded the Klumpke-Roberts Award for his outstanding contribution to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. Address: University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, UK. I'm not a real science geek, but I loved it! The instructor will use all of this book. The content is clear and easy to follow, moving from the earth through the solar system, stars, galaxies, black holes, quasars, and finally issues of cosmology. The website is regularly updated to include the latest discoveries and photographs in the field. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It will take a while to learn all this stuff ! To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The 5th edition of the Explore cosmos initiative was successfully organized and held on the 26th day of September 2020, this event had in attendance over 30 people. the sequence of events is as… Pasachoff is Chair of the Working Group on Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union and was Chair of the American Astronomical Society's Historical Astronomy Division. Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2009. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9781108373258, 1108373259. The Cosmos: Astronomy in ... There's a problem loading this menu right now. He received the American Astronomical Society's Education Prize (2003); the Janssen Prize from the Société Astronomique de France (2012), and the Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award, American Association of Physics Teachers (2017). Please try your request again later. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Unable to add item to List. 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Cambridge University Press Striking the balance between explaining the fundamentals and discussing the hottest current topics in astronomy, such as New Horizons's flyby of Pluto, exoplanets, 'dark matter', and the direct detection of gravitational waves by LIGO leading to multimessenger astronomy, this textbook is the go-to guide to learn about the workings of the Universe. Recomendo! The Cosmos Astronomy in the New Millennium 5th Edition by Jay M. Pasachoff; Alex Filippenko and Publisher Cambridge University Press. The book is excellent but the delivery was tarnished by the fact they did not protect the book at all. has been added to your Cart. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The instructor will use all of this book. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. I am updating to the new 5th edition, anxious to reread this magnificent book and see what's new. Listen to the highly anticipated memoir, "A Promised Land". He is also co-editor of Teaching and Learning Astronomy (Cambridge, 2005) and Innovation in Astronomy Education (Cambridge, 2008). This DVD set was just what I anticipated. Each chapter concludes with a concept review and questions for reflection. Thank you AZ_Fulfillment for saving me from a life of penny-pinching mediocrity. CB2 8BS The Cosmos, 5th edition. This is a great introductory Astronomy text. Reviewed in the United States on February 19, 2013. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I was just about to buy a different used copy of this book for the plebeian price of $29.45 when I noticed this bad boy down at the bottom. This is a five-star book! A Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets (Peterson Field Guides), What Your Astronomy Textbook Won't Tell You: Clear, Savvy Insights for Mastery. Written in a clear and easily understandable style, this textbook has been thoroughly revised to include updated data and figures, new images from recent space missions and telescopes, the latest discoveries on supernovae, and new observations of the region around the four-million-solar-mass black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy. Visit Cambridge Core for academic content. It is comprehensive but brief enough that students' can be reasonably expected to read the entire text in the course of a semester.' Learn more about the program. Help in learning terminology is provided by boldfaced vocabulary throughout the book and a glossary at the end. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. He has observed 69 solar eclipses. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Harvard and was then at Caltech, where he has also had recent sabbatical leaves. The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium, Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping the Universe and Beyond, The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium (with AceAstronomy™, Virtual Astronomy Labs Printed Access Card), A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy (Student's Guides), Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide, Eighth Edition (Wiley Self Teaching Guides), 'The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium, 5th edition, is simply the best-written, introductory astronomy textbook on the market. This is a good book that covers a lot of information. He is also Director of the Hopkins Observatory there. Jay M. Pasachoff, Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College, teaches the astronomy survey course. Tel: +44 (0) 1223 326 050. Lots of dramatic footage and music to the beautiful scenes of the universe. The science is not difficult if you take the time to understand it, and the great story told is better than most novels. Please try again. Asteroid (5100) Pasachoff is named after him. It is comprehensive but brief enough that students' can be reasonably expected to read the entire text in the course of a semester.' Please try again. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Reviewed in the United States on April 25, 2020. The website is regularly updated to include the latest discoveries, movies, and images in the field. Reviewed in the United States on February 24, 2006. Thomas Hockey, University of Northern Iowa. It is easy to understand and learn the material presented. I recommend it to anyone wanting to just have an understanding of the subject, whether in an educatinal setting or just wanting to learn it on their own. 'The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium, 5th edition, is simply the best-written, introductory astronomy textbook on the market. The fifth edition of The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium provides you with the fundamentals of astronomical knowledge that have been built up over decades, with an expanded discussion of the incredible advances that are now taking place in this fast-paced field, such as New Horizons' flyby of Pluto, exoplanets, 'dark matter', and the direct detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Read (and reread) a bit at a time, over a period of time. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and . 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