'The Cosmic Perspective, Fourth Edition Media Update' includes an enhanced media package that features advanced astronomy tutorial, assessment, and self-study system. Table of Contents - Our Place in the Universe. Discovering the Universe for Yourself. The Science of Astronomy. Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation. Key Concepts for Astronomy. Making Sense of the Universe - Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity. Light and Matter - Reading Messages from the Cosmos. Telescopes - Portals of Discovery. Learing from other Worlds. Our Solar System. Formation of the Solar System. Planetary Geology - Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds. Planetary Atmospheres - Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds. Jovian Planet Systems. Remnants of Rock and Ice - Asteroids, Comets, and Pluto. Other Planetary Systems. Space and Time. Spacetime and Gravity. Building Blocks of the Universe. Stars. Our Star. Star Stuff. The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard. Galaxies and Beyond. Our Galaxy. A Universe of Galaxies. Galaxy Evolution. Dark Matter. Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe. The Beginning of Time. Life on Earth and Beyond. Life in the Universe.