The 8th edition of Universe: Solar System, Stars, and Galaxies is fully updated with the latest discoveries and online resources to meet the needs of today's students. The text begins with sky and solar system before moving on to the stars and galaxies. Focusing on two central questions, "What are we?", and "How Do We Know?" Seeds and Backman help students understand their place in the universe, and how scientists work. The accompanying Enhanced WebAssign includes the most powerful online homework solution, tutorials written by author Michael Seeds, and more. Virtual Astronomy Labs 2.0 offers hands-on lab experience with twenty key concepts. Whether you prefer a robust online learning system or interactive virtual labs, Universe helps students thrive in your introductory astronomy course! Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.