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Astronomy: The Free Electronic Textbook

Astronomy: The Free Electronic Textbook

This book is the result of a national, non-profit project to develop a high-quality, introductory astronomy textbook that is free to students.  The publisher, OpenStax, is located at Rice University and supported by several major foundations (including the Gates Foundation.)  With the help of over 75 astronomers and astronomy educators, the textbook has been adapted, expanded, and updated from earlier textbooks the three authors...

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