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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
The twenty-two papers contained in this volume have been selected from the Proceedings of the 2nd COSPAR Colloquium. The exploration of planet Mars will be the focal point of the planetary missions in the coming years, so the investigation of the surface and the upper layers of the soil is of primary importance. The major space agencies are actively... 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...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
The water cycle is like a circleit has no beginning and no end. When the sun heats ocean water, it evaporates and forms clouds in the sky. When these particles get big enough, they can fall to Earth as precipitation in the form of rain, sleet, snow, or hail. When water hits the ground, it can change to liquid, soak into the ground, or run off... 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. It is the perfect tool for understanding Mars and its place in the solar system. 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. more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
The questions of our origin and cosmic abundance of life are among the most compelling facing humanity. We have determined much about the nature and origin of the Universe and our place in it, but with virtually all evidence of our origin long since gone from our world and an unimaginably vast Universe still to explore, defining answers are difficult... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00 US$ 27.88
A textbook on Mars for graduate students and researchers, in geology, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, and astronomy. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95
This book details how amateur and practical astronomers can successfully observe Mars. It uses recent imagery and data to present an up-to-date guide to Mars' geological history and contains a unique set of maps that cover the entire Martian surface. more...