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Exploring the planets

V. A. Firsoff

Exploring the planets

by V. A. Firsoff

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sidgwick and Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Solar system.,
  • Outer space
    • Subjects:
    • Solar system.,
    • Outer space -- Exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 271-276.

      Statementby V. A. Firsoff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB501 .F5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 312 p.
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5938623M
      LC Control Number65007820
      OCLC/WorldCa2946062

      By exploring the planets, we have found a record of the Earth’s early history, the raw materials from which it was built, and a new appreciation for this remarkable world. Over the past two decades, planetary science has reached the outer limits of the Solar System, where. planets—with their own volcanoes and thunderstorms—whirl around the Sun. Earth and space scientists are dedicated to studying our solar system, from the moon of the distant dwarf planet Pluto to the very bottom of our oceans, not only to understand these things better but also to protect our planet and us. Exploring Earth and Space Coloring.

      Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) 1st Runner Up in Non-Fiction category! In ancient times, priests, poets, and astrologers studied the movements of the planets to understand the cycles of life. Mars, Venus, Neptune - the planets themselves are named after gods and goddesses of civilizations past. MythAstrology is a guide to understanding the expression of 4/5(3). An exciting introduction to the solar system from Chris Ferrie, #1 science book writer for children, and creator of the Baby University series 8 little planets with the Sun at the one wishing it were a little bit better Old slow Neptune felt it was behind years to circle the sun is an awful long time!the 8th little planet did Author: Bookroo.

      Exploring the Planets v Endowed with an irrepressible curiosity, the human species has always explored. Humans first explored their immediate surroundings, then neighboring mountains, valleys, and rivers, then adjacent lands, and eventually the . Exoplanets: Finding, Exploring, and Understanding Alien Worlds probes the basis for possible answers to the fundamentals questions asked about these planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. This book examines what such planets might be like, where they are, and how we find around ten.


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