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Welcome to the universe. The problem book

by Neil deGrasse Tyson | 26 September 2017
Synopsis
Here is the essential companion to Welcome to the Universe , a New York Times bestseller that was inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course for non science majors that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton. This problem book features more than one hundred problems and exercises used in the original course-ideal for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the original material and to learn to think like an astrophysicist. Whether you're a student or teacher, citizen scientist or science enthusiast, your guided tour of the cosmos just got even more hands-on with Welcome to the Universe: The Problem Book . The essential companion book to the acclaimed bestsellerFeatures the problems used in the original introductory astronomy course for non science majors at Princeton UniversityOrganized according to the structure of Welcome to the Universe , empowering readers to explore real astrophysical problems that are conceptually introduced in each chapterProblems are designed to stimulate physical insight into the frontier of astrophysicsProblems develop quantitative skills, yet use math no more advanced than high school algebraProblems are often multipart, building critical thinking and quantitative skills and developing readers' insight into what astrophysicists doIdeal for course use-either in tandem with Welcome to the Universe or as a supplement to courses using standard astronomy textbooks-or self-studyTested in the classroom over numerous semesters for more than a decadePrefaced with a review of relevant concepts and equationsFull solutions and explanations are provided, allowing students and other readers to check their own understanding
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Synopsis
Here is the essential companion to Welcome to the Universe , a New York Times bestseller that was inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course for non science majors that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton. This problem book features more than one hundred problems and exercises used in the original course-ideal for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the original material and to learn to think like an astrophysicist. Whether you're a student or teacher, citizen scientist or science enthusiast, your guided tour of the cosmos just got even more hands-on with Welcome to the Universe: The Problem Book . The essential companion book to the acclaimed bestsellerFeatures the problems used in the original introductory astronomy course for non science majors at Princeton UniversityOrganized according to the structure of Welcome to the Universe , empowering readers to explore real astrophysical problems that are conceptually introduced in each chapterProblems are designed to stimulate physical insight into the frontier of astrophysicsProblems develop quantitative skills, yet use math no more advanced than high school algebraProblems are often multipart, building critical thinking and quantitative skills and developing readers' insight into what astrophysicists doIdeal for course use-either in tandem with Welcome to the Universe or as a supplement to courses using standard astronomy textbooks-or self-studyTested in the classroom over numerous semesters for more than a decadePrefaced with a review of relevant concepts and equationsFull solutions and explanations are provided, allowing students and other readers to check their own understanding
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126 Reward Points
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ISBN - 9780691177816
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Published - 26/09/2017
Categories - All, Books, Science and Nature, Science, Popular Science, All, Books, Science and Nature, Science, Astronomy and Space
No. of Pages - 264
Weight - 554
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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