Solar System

Solar System

A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies That Orbit Our Sun

Book - 2011
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Journey through time and space with Solar System , a new and mesmerizing way to experience the magnitude of the universe through fascinating text, original graphics, and stunning photographs captured by space probes, some rarely- or never-before-seen.
Never before have the wonders of our solar system been so immediately accessible to readers of all ages. Award-winning writer and broadcaster Marcus Chown combines science and history to visually and narratively explore our neighboring planets, dwarf planets, moons and asteroids, as well as all of the historical figures who aided in their discoveries. From the explosive surface of the sun to the frosty blue dunes on Mars; from the gargantuan rings of Saturn to the volcanoes of Io; from geological maps of bedrock on the Moon, to a simulation of what the Oort Cloud might look like, Solar System offers a window seat from which to view the beauty and magnificence of space.
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, c2011.
ISBN: 9781579128852
Characteristics: 224 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.

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May 07, 2018

Everyday I see in some way how Evolution has mutated our world.(see what I did there :)But I see not the evidence for evolution, but the people who follow it. Most of these lost souls know nothing else but to have faith in a belief that everything came from one.
This book has nothing bad about it except for the evolutionist view.

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