Worlds fantastic, worlds familiar : a guided tour of the solar system [E-Book] / Bonnie J. Buratti, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.
Buratti, Bonnie Jean,
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017
1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
englisch
9781107152748
9781316591444
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Table of Contents:
  • Mercury : the hottest little place
  • Venus : an even hotter place
  • Mars : the abode of life?
  • Asteroids and comets : sweat the small stuff
  • Galileo's treasures : worlds of fire and ice
  • Enceladus : an active iceball in space
  • Titan : an Earth in deep freeze?
  • Iapetus and its friends : the weirdest "planets" in the solar system
  • Pluto : the first view of the "third zone"
  • Earths above : the search for exoplanets and life in the universe.