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Physics and chemistry of the solar system

Physics and chemistry of the solar system

Author: John S Lewis
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2004.
Series: International geophysics series, v. 87.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
CONTENIDO: Astronomical perspective - General description of the solar system - The sun and the solar nebula - The major planets - Pluto and the lcy satellites of the outer planets - Comets and meteors - Meteorites and asteroids - The airless rocky bodies: Io, phobos, deimos, the moon, and mercury - The terrestrial planets: Mars, Venus, and Earth - Planets and life around other stars - Future prospects.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John S Lewis
ISBN: 012446744X 9780124467446
OCLC Number: 318364104
Description: xiii, 655 p. : il. ; 28 cm.
Contents: IntroductionAstronomical PerspectiveGeneral Description of the Solar SystemThe Sun and the Solar NebulaThe Major PlanetsPluto and the Icy Satellites of the Outer Planets Comets and MeteorsMeteorites and AsteroidsThe Airless Rocky BodiesThe Terrestrial Planets: Mars, Venus, and EarthPlanets and Life about Other StarsFuture ProspectsAppendix III
Series Title: International geophysics series, v. 87.
Responsibility: John S. Lewis.
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Presents a comprehensive survey of the planetary physics and physical chemistry of our own solar system. This book covers research in these areas and the planetary sciences that have benefited from  Read more...


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