Phillip J Flower

Understanding The Universe

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Astronomy and Astronomers
Chapter 2 The Sun and Stars in the Sky
Chapter 3 The Moon Viewed from Earth
Chapter 4 Science: Theories and Paradigms
Chapter 5 Early Science
Chapter 6 Scientific Discovery
Chapter 7 Light and Matter
Chapter 8 Telescopes
Chapter 9 Global Properties of Planets
Chapter 10 Observing the Planets
Chapter 11 Moon and Mercury
Chapter 12 Venus and Mars
Chapter 13 Jupiter and the Galilean Moons
Chapter 14 Saturn and Its Rings
Chapter 15 The Outer Planets
Chapter 16 Asteroids, Meteoroids, & Comets
Chapter 17 Origin of the Solar System
Chapter 18 Observing Stars
Chapter 19 The Interior of the Sun
Chapter 20 The Outer Layers of the Sun
Chapter 21 Observational Properties of Stars
Chapter 22 Characteristics of Stars
Chapter 23 Interstellar Medium and Star Formation
Chapter 24 Stellar Evolution
Chapter 25 White Dwarfs and Stellar Explosions
Chapter 26 Neutron Stars
Chapter 27 Black Holes
Chapter 28 The Milky Way Galaxy
Chapter 29 Galaxies
Chapter 30 Active Galaxies
Chapter 31 The Expanding universe
Chapter 32 The First Billion Years

Selected Works

Nonfiction
Introductory astronomy textbook from the solar system to the most distant galaxies.
Introductory astronomy textbook covering the history of astronomy and the solar system.
Introductory astronomy textbook on stars and galaxies.

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