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Understanding Our Universe

Second Edition (See all editions)


Stacy Palen (Author, Weber State University), Laura Kay (Author, Barnard College), Bradford Smith (Author, University of Hawaii, emeritus), George Blumenthal (Author, University of California, Santa Cruz)


Students learn astronomy by doing astronomy.

Influenced by astronomy education research, the Second Edition continues to lead the way by providing pedagogy and a learning package that facilitates learning by doing better than any other intro astronomy book.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • September 2014
  • ISBN 978-0-393-93631-5
  • 9.7 × 10.7 in / 560 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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    Second Edition / Loose leaf, three-hole punch

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