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Wonders of the Solar System

Author: Cox, Brian

Publisher: Harper Collins

Format:Hardcover

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Wonders of the Solar System : <p>Taking readers on a breathtaking visual and scientific adventure, renowned physicist Brian Cox reveals the Solar System as you have never seen it before: from Saturn's moons, where giant ice fountains spout into space and oceans are made of liquid methane, to Jupiter, where storms rage that are twice the size of Earth and giant super-volcanoes dominate its tortured moon of Io.</p> <p>Professor Cox takes you on a journey of discovery where alien worlds become places you can see and explore. He introduces you to the planets and moons beyond our world, finding the biggest and most bizarre and powerful natural phenomena. He visits some of the most spectacular and extreme locations here on Earth to unveil what our planet can reveal about the wonders of the Solar System.</p> <p>Employing his trademark authoritative yet down-to-earth approach, Brian explores how these previously unseen phenomena have dramatically expanded our horizons with new discoveries about the planets, their moons, and how they came to be the way they are.</p> <p>Includes 500 diagrams and full-color photographs</p>


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Science   Astronomy

ISBN 13:9780062293459
ISBN 10:0062293451
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:256
Size:11.30" l x 8.94" w x 1.01" h
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