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- Springer New York 2010; US$ 26.10
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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 183.04
?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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00
This volume in the Greenwood Guides to the Universe series covers the inner planets?Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. Thematic chapters discuss all of the many areas of astronomical research surrounding each subject, providing readers with the most up-to-date understanding of current knowledge and the ways in which it has been obtained. Like all... more...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 32.29
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
Scientists have collected a wealth of physical and chemical data for the Sun, planets, and small bodies in our solar system, but until now this information has been scattered throughout the technical literature. The Planetary Scientist's Companion solves this problem, providing for the first time a single, extensive reference for the interdisciplinary... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 107.67
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...