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Life in the Universe (Bennett Science & Math Titles) | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780321687678 | Authors: Jeffrey O. Bennett, Seth Shostak

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ISBN: 9780321687678

Life in the Universe (Bennett Science & Math Titles) | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780321687678 | Authors: Jeffrey O. Bennett, Seth Shostak

Life in the Universe (Bennett Science & Math Titles) | 3rd Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Aquitard

    Impermeable beds that hinder or prevent groundwater movement.

  • Correlation

    Establishing the equivalence of rocks of similar age in different areas.

  • Daily temperature range

    The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.

  • Dark matter

    Undetected matter that is thought to exist in great quantities in the universe.

  • Evapotranspiration

    The combined effect of evaporation and transpiration.

  • Glacial trough

    A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.

  • Heat

    The kinetic energy of random molecular motion.

  • Island arc

    See Volcanic island arc.

  • Köppen classification

    A system for classifying climates devised by Wladimir Köppen that is based on mean monthly and annual values of temperature and precipitation.

  • Lower mantle

    The part of the mantle that extends from the core–mantle boundary to a depth of 660 kilometers.

  • Model

    A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.

  • Nova

    A star that explosively increases in brightness.

  • Playa lake

    A temporary lake in a playa.

  • Precambrian

    All geologic time prior to the Paleozoic era.

  • Pressure tendency

    The nature of the change in atmospheric pressure over the past several hours. It can be a useful aid in short range weather prediction.

  • Sidereal day

    The period of Earth’s rotation with respect to the stars.

  • Suspended load

    The fine sediment carried within the body of flowing water.

  • Travertine

    A form of limestone that is deposited by hot springs or as a cave deposit.

  • Westerlies

    The dominant west-to-east motion of the atmosphere that characterizes the regions on the poleward side of the subtropical highs.

  • Wind

    Air flowing horizontally with respect to Earth’s surface.

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