Table of contents for Galaxies and the cosmic frontier / William H. Waller, Paul W. Hodge.


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    Preface

I A GALAXY PRIMER 
 1 Galaxies and the Universe
 2 Form and Function
 3 Galactic Anatomy 
 4 The Missing Mass 
 5 Creation and Evolution

II NEARBY GALAXIES 
 6 The Milky Way
 7 The Clouds of Magellan
 8 Dwarfs of the Local Group
 9 The Nearest Giants 
 10 Interacting and Starbursting Galaxies 
 11 The Most Powerful Galaxies

III OUR GALAXIAN UNIVERSE 
 12 Gauging the Galaxies 
 13 Clusters and Superclusters, Filaments and Voids 
 14 The Expanding Cosmos 
 15 Scenarios of Origin 
 16 The Cosmic Frontier

Epilogue I
Selected Readings 
Periodicals and Websites 
Glossary 
Illustration Credits 
Index





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Galaxies