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Alex Filippenko

Full Name: Alex Filippenko
Gender: Male
Hometown: Oakland, California
Born: 1958-07-25
Number of Works: 12
An American astrophysicist and professor of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. Filippenko received a Bachelor of Arts in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1979 and a Ph.D. in astronomy from the California Institute of Technology in 1984, where he was a Hertz Foundation Fellow. His research focuses on supernovae and active galaxies at optical, ultraviolet, and near-infrared wavelengths.

ISBN: 1565857674, 9781565857674
Keywords: astronomy, new, universe, understanding, courses
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%

Lecture Transcript and Course Guidebook. Lectures 1 to 8. Part 1 of 2. One VHF tape with lectures 1-3.
ISBN: 1598035894, 9781598035896
Keywords: explained, holes, black
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 1598032755, 9781598032758
Keywords: universe, understanding
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 1565857666, 9781565857667
Keywords: dvd, astronomy, new, universe, understanding
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2003

Taught by Best Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California at Berkeley-Parts 1 and 2 includes 16 Lectures/45 minutes per lecture on 4 DVD's and 2 Coursebooks-Lecture Titles: From Dawn to Dusk, Exploring the Night Sky, Recent Discoveries in Our Solar System, Other Worlds Galore, The Formation and Evolution of Stars, Supernovae-Catastrophic Stellar Explosions, Gamma Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes, Observational Evidence for Black Holes, Einstein's Relativity, Cosmology and Cosmic Expansion, The Birth an Evolution of Galaxies, The Acclerating Expansion of the Universe, The Stuff
ISBN: 049501303X, 9780495013037
Keywords: astronomy, printed, access, card, labs, aceastronomy, new, millennium, cosmos, virtual
Pages: 480
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

Jay Pasachoff and Alex Filippenko combine extensive research experience, teaching experience, and textbook-writing experience to offer a book that is unparalleled in its ability to present the latest science in a way that students can understand. This brief, beautifully illustrated text – one of the briefest available for the course – offers concise coverage of a wide range of astronomical topics. The authors have struck a balance between the fundamental concepts and the exciting topics at the forefront of astronomy, conveying the spirit of contemporary astronomy within a big picture cont
ISBN: 0495110485, 9780495110484
Keywords: cosmos
Pages: 500
Published: 2006
ISBN: 0495125601, 9780495125600
Keywords: millennium, new, astronomy, cosmos
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2007

Concise and beautifully illustrated, THE COSMOS: ASTRONOMY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM, takes you on an exciting, grand tour of the universe, including coverage of our solar system and others, distant suns, black holes, the Milky Way, quasars, and much more. You'll read about the latest advancements in astronomy, such as the Cassini mission to Saturn, gamma ray bursts, and the Deep Impact comet collision. "People in Astronomy" boxes feature interviews with some of today's leading scientists.
ISBN: 0495065897, 9780495065890
Keywords: astronomy, virtual, rom, labs, aceastronomy™, thesky™, millenium, version, cosmos, new, freedom
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2005

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