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Worlds Apart: A Textbook in Planetary Sciences

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Designed to be accessible to those with a strong general (not professional) interest in planetary science, this volume explores the various aspects of the solar system planet by planet. Along the way, it illustrates by example how science is done, and constantly goes beyond the issue of merely What do we know, to ask such questions as What motivates our questions?" and "How do we go about finding the answers?" Begins each chapter with a purely descriptive section about a planet; then includes two sections on topics that ...

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Worlds Apart: A Textbook in Planetary Sciences
1994, Pearson, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780139641312


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