The Course of the Universe: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

Book Cover: La trama del universo Book Cover: La trama del universo

Title: The Course of the Universe

Author: Frank Durham and Robert D. Purrington

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica

Collection: Science for Everyone

Year: 1996

ISBN: 968-16-3083-1 (First Reprint)

Suggested reader’s academic level: Science Teachers and/or College Students

This 293-page book tries to explain cosmology as a sub-field of both astronomy and physics.

The Course of the Universe

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This 293-page book tries to explain cosmology as a sub-field of both astronomy and physics. It is written in simple language for a college student. The authors are college professors with years of experience in explaining the concepts to undergraduate students. The book is written for any person interested in understanding the universe that we live in. Through 15 chapters, the authors talk about the Egyptian and Babylonian visions of the universe, as well as the modern point of view, including the works of Copernicus, Galileo, Newton and Einstein.

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