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An Introduction To Astronomy, Geography, Navigation And Other Mathematical Sciences

by Robert Morden

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL10519378M
ISBN 100548169330
ISBN 109780548169339

The study of astronomy offers an unlimited opportunity for us to gain a deeper understanding of our planet, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the known Universe. Using the plain-language approach that has proven highly popular in Fleisch's other Student's Guides, this book is ideal for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy File Size: KB. Cosmographia provided a layman's introduction to such subjects as astronomy, geography, cartography, surveying, navigation and mathematical instruments. It is a remarkable scientific document which contains his work on mathematics, music, astronomy, calendars, cartography, geology, optics .

An Introduction to Astronomy What is Astronomy? Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects (such as moons, planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies), the physics, chemistry, mathematics, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts. Cosmographia () by German mathematician Petrus Apianus () provides a layman's introduction to subjects such as astronomy, geography, cartography, surveying, navigation, and mathematical instruments.

3. Connections Between the Mathematical Sciences and Other Fields. INTRODUCTION. In addition to ascertaining that the internal vitality of the mathematical sciences is excellent, as illustrated in Chapter 2, the current study found a striking expansion in the impact of the mathematical sciences on other fields, as well as an expansion in the number of mathematical sciences subfields that are. Astronomy introduction to stars and planetary systems. Topics include the solar system and extrasolar planets, planet and stellar formation, and the evolution of stars from birth to death. No prerequisite other than a working knowledge of elementary algebra. QR, SC .


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