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- DK Publishing 2004; US$ 15.99
Learn all about Earth's closest neighbor in this unprecedented guide to the red planet. Including up-to-the-minute data from NASA''s ongoing explorations, this amazing resource tells the whole story from Mars'' mystical significance in early cultures to the ambitious future plans for manned-flight explorations. Featuring beautiful full-color photography,... 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... 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 2008; US$ 39.95
Landscapes of Mars is essentially a picture book that provides a visual tour of Mars. All the major regions and topographical features will be shown and supplemented with chapter introductions and extended captions. In a way, think of it as a visual tourist guide. Other topics covered are Martian uplands on the order of the elevation of Mt. Everest,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 10.03
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...
- 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 2008; US$ 27.50
The questions of our origin and cosmic abundance of life are among the compelling facing humanity. For all of the difficulties facing us however, the planet Mars may act as a cosmic stepping stone in uncovering the answers. This book examines these issues in one of the comprehensive treatments about Mars and our legacy of engagement with it. 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$ 59.99
Addresses the question of why we should embark on a journey to Mars. This book also addresses why we need to carry out these tasks and what a human crew could achieve that an automated mission could not. It features an analysis drawn from experiences in manned and unmanned space programmes including Apollo, Skylab, Salyut/Mir, and Shuttle and ISS. more...