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Planetary science

Stuart Ross Taylor

Planetary science

a lunar perspective

by Stuart Ross Taylor

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Published by Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Moon
    • Subjects:
    • Planets -- Exploration.,
    • Astronautics in astronomy.,
    • Moon -- Exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementStuart Ross Taylor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB601 .T38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 481 p. :
      Number of Pages481
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3480878M
      ISBN 100942862007
      LC Control Number82000193

      The book covers the important physical processes in all areas of planetary science. My favorite derivations are all there, along with the important figures, graphs, and tables that show the data. The numerous homework problems challenge the student to understand the . ‘Imagined Life’ envisions the odd critters of other planets A new book offers a science-based take on what aliens might look like Life in the universe need not be restricted to Earthlike planets.

      Nuclear planetary science has come to play an important role in our understanding of the origin and evolution of the planetary bodies in our solar system. A newly established branch of planetary science, its study aids in humankind's exploration of the present states of the structures of various planetary bodies (including the Earth), their atmospheres and their satellites, as well as. Planetary science and the search for life. The module comprises two parts, each consisting of a full-colour book. Web-based material supports and extend the two parts and is an integral part of the module. You will also see how planetary processes such as impact cratering and volcanism have shaped the surfaces of many bodies in the.

        The Planetary Scientist's Companion, K. Lodders and B. Fegley, Oxford University Press, New York, Exploring Planetary Worlds, D. Morrison, Scientific American Library, New York, Global Earth Physics - A Handbook of Physical Constants, Edited by T. Ahrens, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., (Online).   Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book. Illustrated by Isabel Greenberg. Fishman and Greenberg engagingly highlight the wondrousness of numbers, stars, and just about everything about our home planet. Fishman exchanges science writing's traditional stiffness for Author: Horn Book.


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Proceedings of the International Cataloguing-in-Publication Meeting, Ottawa, 16-19 August 1982

Proceedings of the International Cataloguing-in-Publication Meeting, Ottawa, 16-19 August 1982

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