Discovering the Universe
Discovering the Universe is the best-selling brief text for descriptive one-term astronomy courses (especially those with no mathematics prerequisites). Carried along by the book's vibrant main theme--the process of scientific discovery--readers will encounter spectacular sights, landmark experiments, and recent discoveries, while learning to avoid the pitfalls created by common misconceptions about astronomy.
New York, NY
Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics
Comins, Neil F. and Kaufmann, William J. III, "Discovering the Universe" (2003). Faculty and Staff Monograph Publications. 173.