Author: Lunan, Duncan|Buckley, Ed|Roberts, Gavin
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Year Published: 1979
Subcategory: Science / General
Condition Rating: Slight wear, may have creased spine, folded pages, good-condition ownership stickers
Summary: Research and exploration have revealed our solar system to be radically different from anything we imagined even a decade ago. As our knowledge increases, our complacent views about the natures of the planets are being shattered one after another. What we are discovering are, literally, new worlds for old.
In this book, Duncan Lunan chronicles the whole gamut of discoveries about our solar system, dispelling myths and misconceptions with realities that are invariably even more startling than those imagined. Mars is no longer a planet of gleaming canals and crystal-spired cities constructed by a millennia-old civilization, but a fascinating enigma with its colossal volcanoes, mighty canyons, and possible status as an abode for life. Venus...
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