Astronomy I: Earth, Sky and Planets Audiobook, by James B. Kaler Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: James B. Kaler Narrator: James B. Kaler, George K. Wilson Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Audio Length: Series:The Modern Scholar Series Release Date: January 2009 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781436173988

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Take a journey through fascinating outer worlds that lay beyond the earth's sphere.We begin with a unifying overview of the Universe that provides a broad context into which we place the objects of our planetary system. The course then divides into four overlapping portions, exploring the Earth and the layout of the sky, examining the physical laws that control what we see, learning the natures of the celestial bodies, and examining the planets themselves to reveal how they are constructed. The final segment brings us back to the beginning and what it means to us as we look outward from Earth.

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About the Author

James B. Kaler is professor emeritus of astronomy at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His many books include The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars and The Hundred Greatest Stars.

About the Narrator

George K. Wilson is a working actor in stage, film, television, and commercials with almost one hundred audiobook narrations to his credit. He began in broadcast journalism with American Forces Radio and Television and is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He had a lead role in the cult film classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and appeared on television’s One Life to Live, Ryan’s Hope, and The Doctors and has been heard on voice-overs for The Guiding Light and The Cosby Show, as well as many television and radio commercials.