The Universe ebook takes a closer look at our star, the Sun, and then uses this information to study the properties and characteristics of different types of stars. Following this exploration, the life cycle of stars, parallax, galaxies, and the organization of the universe are introduced.
How We Know What We Know – Telescopes and other tools; light spectrums; electromagnetic radiation
The Sun as a Star – Properties of stars; measuring properties of stars
The Birth, Life, and Death of Stars – Life cycle of stars; stellar characteristics
The Universe Beyond Our Solar System – Distance of objects; parallax; galaxies and organization of the universe
The Origin and Evolution of the Universe – Big Bang theory and its evidence