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The Resource Water in the universe, Arnold Hanslmeier, (electronic book)

Water in the universe, Arnold Hanslmeier, (electronic book)

Label
Water in the universe
Title
Water in the universe
Statement of responsibility
Arnold Hanslmeier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Due to its specific chemical and physical properties, water is essential for life on Earth. And it is assumed that this would be the case for extraterrestrial life as well. Therefore it is important to investigate where water can be found in the Universe. Although there are places that are completely dry, places where the last rainfall happened probably several 100 million years ago, surprisingly this substance is quite omnipresent. In the outer solar system the large satellites of Jupiter and Saturn are covered by a thick layer of ice that could be hiding a liquid ocean below. This of course
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Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Hanslmeier, Arnold
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB505
LC item number
.H36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Astrophysics and space science library
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  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Water
  • Cosmochemistry
  • Interstellar hydrogen
  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Space environment
  • Universe
  • Astronomy
  • Science
Label
Water in the universe, Arnold Hanslmeier, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-230) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Contents; List of Tables; Water on Earth, Properties of Water; Life and Water; Water on Planets and Dwarf Planets; Satellites of Planets in the Solar System; Water on Small Solar System Bodies; Water on Extrasolar Planets?; Water in Interstellar Space and Stars; Water-Where Does It Come from?; Appendix; References; Index
Control code
SPR670074794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 239 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048199846
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Water in the universe, Arnold Hanslmeier, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-230) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Contents; List of Tables; Water on Earth, Properties of Water; Life and Water; Water on Planets and Dwarf Planets; Satellites of Planets in the Solar System; Water on Small Solar System Bodies; Water on Extrasolar Planets?; Water in Interstellar Space and Stars; Water-Where Does It Come from?; Appendix; References; Index
Control code
SPR670074794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 239 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048199846
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote

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