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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:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive survey of the planetary physics and physical chemistry of our own solar system. It covers current research in these areas and the planetary sciences that have benefited from both earth-based and spacecraft-based experimentation. These experiments form the basis of this encyclopedic reference, which skillfully fuses synthesis and explanation.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kosmochemie
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Lewis, John S.
Physics and chemistry of the solar system.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003064281
(OCoLC)53469428
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John S Lewis
ISBN: 9780080470122 0080470122 9781483214139 1483214133 9786610961665 6610961662
OCLC Number: 162574898
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 655 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Introduction --
Astronomical Perspective --
General Description of the Solar System --
The Sun and the Solar Nebula --
The Major Planets --
Pluto and the Icy Satellites of the Outer Planets Comets and Meteors --
Meteorites and Asteroids --
The Airless Rocky Bodies --
The Terrestrial Planets: Mars, Venus, and Earth --
Planets and Life about Other Stars --
Future Prospects --
Appendix III.
Series Title: International geophysics series, v. 87.
Responsibility: John S. Lewis.
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