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Collision course! : cosmic impacts and life on earth

Author: Fred Bortz
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of past cosmic collisions and how people are preparing for future impacts.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Bortz
ISBN: 0761314032 9780761314035
OCLC Number: 44414136
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Target Earth! --
A distant rumble: The solar system begins --
Cosmic weather report: A rain of rocks and snowballs --
Iridium and the cretaceous catastrophe --
The colossal crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 --
Ogdy's fireball: The Tunguska event of 1908 --
Will we see it coming? --
Saving the planet.
Responsibility: Fred Bortz.

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Tells the story of past cosmic collisions and how people are preparing for future impacts.

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