The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Author(s): Jeffrey O. Bennett, Megan O. Donahue, Nicholas Schneider, Mark Voit

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Period between current and previous editions: 3 years (2016 vs 2013).
  • Bennett's The Cosmic Perspective: Understanding Ourselves and Our World Through Astronomy textbook was originally published in 1998.
  • Important updates in the Eighth Edition:
  • Spacecraft exploration covers major new exploration missions.
  • New material on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity and Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission.
  • Latest discoveries about the moons of Saturn.
  • Latest discoveries from the Gaia space observatory.
  • Chapter 12: New section on classification of small bodies orbiting the Sun.
  • Chapter 18: New section on extreme events.
  • Chapter 21: New material on life-cycle of gas in galaxies and on supermassive black holes.
8th Edition of
The Cosmic Perspective
eBook, 816 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780134127569
Published by: Pearson, February 04, 2016
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ISBN-10: 0134059069
ISBN-13: 9780134059068
Published by: Pearson, January 17, 2016
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7th Edition of
The Cosmic Perspective
, 832 pages
ISBN-10: 0321839552
ISBN-13: 9780321839558
Published by: Pearson, January 14, 2013
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ISBN-10: 0321839501
ISBN-13: 9780321839503
Published by: Pearson, January 19, 2013
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6th Edition of
The Cosmic Perspective
Paperback, 832 pages
ISBN-10: 0321633660
ISBN-13: 9780321633668
Published by: Addison-Wesley, December 16, 2009
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