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The Planets

Author: Byron Preiss
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1985.
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Consists of essays by astronomers, speculations by science fiction authors, and illustrations by space artists.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Planets.
Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1985
(OCoLC)613829632
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byron Preiss
ISBN: 0553051091 9780553051094 0553347837 9780553347838
OCLC Number: 12421530
Description: 336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Diversity / Byron Preiss --
The solar system : an introduction / Andrew Fraknoi --
Writing of two sorts / Isaac Asimov --
Space flight : imagination and reality / Arthur C. Clarke --
Earth : the water planet / Ursula B. Marvin --
After the storm / Harry Harrison --
Earth's moon : doorway to the solar system / G. Jeffrey Taylor --
Handprints on the moon / William K. Hartmann --
Mars : the red planet / Michael H. Carr --
The love affair / Ray Bradbury --
Jupiter's world : a colossal realm / Joseph Veverka --
The future of the Jovian system / Gregory Benford --
Saturn : a ringed world / David Morrison --
Dreadsong / Roger Zelazny --
Uranus : distant giant / Dale P. Cruikshank --
Uranus or UFO versus IRS / Philip Jose Farmer --
Dies Irae / Charles Sheffield --
Neptune : farthest giant / Dale P. Cruikshank --
At the human limit / Jack Williamson --
Pluto : outermost ; Sunrise on Pluto / Robert Silverberg --
Mercury : the sun's closest companion / Clark R. Chapman --
Transcript : Mercury program / Frank Herbert --
Venus : the veiled planet / Lawrence Colin --
Big dome / Marta Randall --
Asteroids and comets : the billion other planets ; Halley's Comet / William K. Hartmann --
Small bodies / Paul Preuss.
Responsibility: Byron Preiss, editor ; Andrew Franknoi, scientific consultant.

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