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  • Planetary Geodesy and Remote Sensingby Shuanggen Jin

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 187.95

    Although lunar exploration began in the 1960s, the moon and other planets have many long-standing, unanswered questions about planetary environments, origin, formation and evolution, magnetization of crustal rocks, internal structure, and possible life. However, with the recent development of planetary geodesy and remote sensing with higher spatial... more...

  • The Observer's Guide to Planetary Motionby Dominic Ford

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 34.99

    This guide not only tabulates positions but also explains the orbital mechanics that dictate how the planets and stars move as observed from Earth. It places seemingly disparate astronomical events into an understandable three-dimensional  structure. more...

  • The Early Evolution of the Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planetsby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 229.00

    ?The Early Evolution of the Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets? presents the main processes participating in the atmospheric evolution of terrestrial planets. A group of experts in the different fields provide an update of our current knowledge on this topic. Several papers in this book discuss the key role of nitrogen in the atmospheric evolution... more...

  • Planetary Systems: Formation, Evolution, and Detectionby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Proceedings of the First International Conference, held in Pasadena, California on December 8--10, 1992 more...

  • From the Big Bang to the Nucleosynthesisby A. Bracco; E. Nappi

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 276.00

    Physicists have devoted much effort to reproducing the conditions of the primordial universe in laboratory conditions in their quest to work out a comprehensive theory of the appearance and evolution of nuclear matter. Whether it be trying to recreate the predicted primordial state of high-energy density matter in which quarks and gluons are effectively... more...

  • Distant Worldsby Peter Bond

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 32.50

    In this fascinating narrative, Peter Bond provides an overview of key twentieth century unmanned missions to nearly every corner of our solar system, telling the story of the mission planners and engineers who made possible these unprecedented achievements in scientific exploration. more...

  • Guide to the Universe: Inner Planetsby Jennifer Grier; Andrew Rivkin

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00

    An expert in planetary sciences offers an accessible synopsis of scientific knowledge about the celestial bodies with which we are most familiar?Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. more...

  • Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and How to Observe Themby Richard Jr. Schmude

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.95

    This book is for two groups of people: those who want to study the remote planets with amateur astronomical equipment, and those who are just interested in learning about our knowledge of the remote planets.The Remote Planets, and How to Observe them is unique in that it gives a completely up-to-date summary of our current knowledge of the remote planets,... more...

  • Planetary Systemsby Marc Ollivier; Therese Encrenaz; Francoise Roques; Franck Selsis; Fabienne Casoli

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 149.00

    The discovery of extrasolar planets in recent years has opened a new field of astronomy and spurred a rapid rise in observational and theoretical research. This text introduces planetary systems and explores them from all aspects. more...

  • Meteorites, Comets, and Planetsby A.M. Davis

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 118.00

    Volume 1 provides a broad overview of the chemistry of the solar system. It includes chapters on the origin of the elements and solar system abundances, the solar nebula and planet formation, meteorite classification, the major types of meteorites, important processes in early solar system history, geochemistry of the terrestrial planets, the giant... more...