Solar system: the Sun & planets

    Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation

    By Michael Mark Woolfson

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    The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar tidally disrupted by a condensed star which 'captures' most of...

    Cambridge Planetary Science

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    Humanity has long been fascinated by the planet Mars. What is the atmosphere like today and why did it change so dramatically over time? In this book students, researchers and non-specialists alike are guided through a detailed description of the atmosphere and climate of this most Earth-like of planetary neighbours.

    The Sun

    By Leon Golub

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    The Sun offers an engaging and informative account of what scientists know about the sun, and the history of these discoveries. Illustrated with a wide variety of beautiful solar images. This informative book will appeal to both scientists and a more general readership interested in the star at the centre...

    In the Shadow of the Moon

    By Anthony Aveni

    Hardback £19.46

    In anticipation of solar eclipses visible in 2017 and 2024, an exploration of the scientific and cultural significance of this mesmerizing cosmic display

    Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

    By Frank Close

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    In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read popular science author Frank Close, describes the spellbinding allure of this most beautiful natural phenomenon, taking the reader to a war zone in the Western Sahara, to...

    Totality - The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024

    By Mark Littmann

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    A complete guide to solar eclipses for the general public with detailed coverage of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses over the U.S. Well timed for the August 2017 eclipse over North America, it shows how, when, and where to see the coming total solar eclipses, how to photograph and...

    Atmospheric Evolution on Inhabited and Lifeless Worlds

    By David C. Catling

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    An authoritative text on the formation and evolution of planetary atmospheres. It covers a comprehensive range of topics including atmospheric chemistry, thermodynamics, radiative transfer, and atmospheric dynamics. It is an invaluable resource for graduate-level students and researchers working across the fields of atmospheric science, geochemistry, planetary science, astrobiology, and astronomy.

    4th Rock from the Sun

    By Nicky Jenner

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    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Red Planet, revealed in an up-close and personal tour of Mars.

    The Apollo Lunar Samples: Collection Analysis and Results

    By Anthony Young

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    This book documents for the first time the planning for lunar sample collection on the Apollo missions, the equipment used including the Modular Experiment Transporter and various sampling tools and bags and the Lunar Receiving Lab, which analyzed samples.

    Asteroid Hunters

    By Carrie Nugent

    Hardback £7.85

    Dr Carrie Nugent is obsessed with hunting asteroids. For the first time, we could have the knowlege to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale: an asteroid hitting Earth.

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