• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Challenges of Astronomy: Hands-on Experiments for the Sky and Laboratory (Paperback)
  • Challenges of Astronomy: Hands-on Experiments for the Sky and Laboratory (Paperback)
zoom

Challenges of Astronomy: Hands-on Experiments for the Sky and Laboratory (Paperback)

(author), (author), (author)
£44.99
Paperback 236 Pages / Published: 23/12/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
A unique collection of thirty experiments ranging from ancient astronomy to cosmology, each containing one or more challenges for the reader. The progression here is from the Earth outward through the solar system to the stellar and galactic realm. Topics include the shape of the sky; Stonehenge as a stone-age abacus; determining the size of the Earth; the distance of the moon, stars and planets; planetary mass, density, temperature and atmosphere; the speed of light; the nature of the quiet and active sun; photometry and spectroscopy; star clusters and variable stars; and fundamental properties of stars.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781461287698
Number of pages: 236
Weight: 473 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 13 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199

You may also be interested in...

The Universe In A Nutshell
Added to basket
About Time
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Constellation Myths
Added to basket
The Hidden Reality
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
On the Shoulders of Giants
Added to basket
The Night Sky Month by Month
Added to basket
DK
£12.99
Hardback
The Fabric of the Cosmos
Added to basket
Our Mathematical Universe
Added to basket
Wonders of the Solar System
Added to basket
The Science Of Discworld II
Added to basket
Chasing the Sun
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Build Your Own Time Machine
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Astronomy
Added to basket
Sacred Geometry
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.