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The Resource The new solar system, edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Brian O'Leary, Andrew Chaikin; introduction by Carl Sagan

The new solar system, edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Brian O'Leary, Andrew Chaikin; introduction by Carl Sagan

Label
The new solar system
Title
The new solar system
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Brian O'Leary, Andrew Chaikin; introduction by Carl Sagan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to the current state of planetary science and the solar system, incorporating the most recent research on, and discoveries in, the solar systems and beyond
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beatty, J. Kelly
  • O'Leary, Brian
  • Chaikin, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Solar system
Label
The new solar system, edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Brian O'Leary, Andrew Chaikin; introduction by Carl Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Carl Sagan -- The golden age of solar system exploration / Noel W. Hinners -- The sun / John A. Eddy -- Magnetospheres and the interplanetary medium / James A. Van Allen -- The collision of solid bodies / Eugene M. Shoemaker -- Surfaces of the terrestrial planets / James W. Head, III -- Atmospheres of the terrestrial planets / James B. Pollack -- The moon / Bevan M. French -- Mars / Harold Masursky -- Life on Mars? / Gerald A. Soffen -- Asteroids / Clark R. Chapman -- The Voyager encounters / Bradford A. Smith -- Jupiter and Saturn / Andrew Ingersoll -- Planetary rings / Joseph A. Burns -- The Galilean satellites / Torrence V. Johnson -- Titan / James B. Pollack -- The outer solar system / David Morrison and Dale P. Cruikshank -- Comets / John C. Brandt -- Meteorites / John A. Wood -- Small bodies and their origins / William K. Hartmann -- Putting it all together / John S. Lewis
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780521238816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The new solar system, edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Brian O'Leary, Andrew Chaikin; introduction by Carl Sagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Carl Sagan -- The golden age of solar system exploration / Noel W. Hinners -- The sun / John A. Eddy -- Magnetospheres and the interplanetary medium / James A. Van Allen -- The collision of solid bodies / Eugene M. Shoemaker -- Surfaces of the terrestrial planets / James W. Head, III -- Atmospheres of the terrestrial planets / James B. Pollack -- The moon / Bevan M. French -- Mars / Harold Masursky -- Life on Mars? / Gerald A. Soffen -- Asteroids / Clark R. Chapman -- The Voyager encounters / Bradford A. Smith -- Jupiter and Saturn / Andrew Ingersoll -- Planetary rings / Joseph A. Burns -- The Galilean satellites / Torrence V. Johnson -- Titan / James B. Pollack -- The outer solar system / David Morrison and Dale P. Cruikshank -- Comets / John C. Brandt -- Meteorites / John A. Wood -- Small bodies and their origins / William K. Hartmann -- Putting it all together / John S. Lewis
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780521238816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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