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- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
A narrative history of the men and women who have explored Mars and mapped its surface from afar, and in so doing conditioned our understanding of our nearest planetary neighbour. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00
One of the first maps of Mars, published by an Italian astronomer in 1877, with its pattern of canals, fueled belief in intelligent life forms on the distant red planet?a hope that continued into the 1960s. Although the Martian canals have long since been dismissed as a famous error in the history of science, K. Maria D. Lane argues that there was... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40
Mars exploration has never been more active, and our understanding of the planet is advancing rapidly. New discoveries reveal gullies carved by recent groundwater flow, thick ice deposits protected by rocks and soil even at the equator, and new evidence for lakes and seas in Mars' past. The Martian surface has some of the oldest planetary crust... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 39.95
This absorbing book tells the story of Mars since the dawn of mankind's curiosity for celestial wonders. It covers everything, right from our ancient beliefs, through the revolution in our concepts of the cosmos around us in the 1600s, to the present day knowledge and beyond. It takes the reader on a journey all the way to the futuristic visions of... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
Mars has fascinated humans for thousands of years. Even when we knew the planets only as wanderers in the sky, Mars stood out. It was prominent and distinctively, brilliantly red. As the years passed, it became even more familiar. We gazed at its surface through telescopes and found dried riverbeds and deep canyons. We discovered that Mars' year is... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 39.95
Containing beautiful and exiting images that will spark the imagination, this is essentially a picture book providing a visual tour of Mars. All the major regions and topographical features are shown and supplemented with chapter introductions and extended captions. In a way, think of the book as a visual tourist guide. Other topics covered include... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00
A textbook on Mars for graduate students and researchers, in geology, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, and astronomy. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 29.95
Relates how NASA and ESA have sought evidence of life on Mars. This book provides a comprehensive account of the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover missions, and describes the planning for the tests carried out by the Viking missions in 1976, with an account of the debate over their results. more...