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What are we? How do we know? Find out the answers to these fundamental questions in the seventh edition of STARS AND GALAXIES. Using a conversational writing style, the author first shows you how to use astronomy to understand science and then how to use science to help you understand what we are. With coverage of the newest developments and the latest discoveries in the exciting study of astronomy, this text crafts a story about astronomy and shows you how to ask questions to enhance your understanding of the physical world and our place in it. And if you are looking for an interactive alternative to the print text, the FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY Online Version is the ideal solution. The Online Version gives you Web-based access to a digital version of Michael A. Seeds' best-selling astronomy textbook containing the complete text of STARS AND GALAXIES. If your instructor is using the Enhanced WebAssign® online homework management system, the Online Version includes access to your homework assignments as well, allowing you to navigate quickly between your homework and the text. Visit www.webassign.net/seeds to learn more.