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Encyclopedia of the solar system

Author: T V Johnson; Doris Breuer; T Spohn
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This book is filled with the knowledge about our solar system that resulted from all this exploration, whether by spacecraft or by telescopes both in space and earth-bound. All of this new knowledge is based on discoveries made in the interim b.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T V Johnson; Doris Breuer; T Spohn
ISBN: 9780124160347 0124160344 9780124158450 0124158455 9781784028701 1784028703
OCLC Number: 964849015
Awards: Winner of

2015 PROSE Awards - Winner, Cosmology and Astronomy: Association of American Publishers, Encyclopedia of the Solar System

2015 PROSE Award in Cosmology & Astronomy 2015

Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 1311 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Part I: The solar system. The solar system and its place in the galaxy ; The origin of the solar system ; Solar system dynamics: regular and chaotic motion --
Part II: Fundamental planetary processes and properties. Planetary impacts ; Planetary. Part VII: Giant planets and their satellites. Atmospheres of the giant planets ; Interiors of the giant planets ; Planetary satellites ; Io: The volcanic moon ; Europa ; Ganymede and Callisto ; Titan ; Enceladus ; Triton ; Planetary rings --
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Responsibility: edited by Tilman Spohn, Doris Breuer and Torrence Johnson.

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"This book is filled with the knowledge about our solar system that resulted from all this exploration, whether by spacecraft or by telescopes both in space and earth-bound. All of this new knowledge is based on discoveries made in the interim b.
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"Huge efforts have been made to explain observations and theories clearly and succinctly and to bring the reader up to date. I recommend the book without reservation." --The Observatory "This Read more...

 
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