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Wonders of the solar system

by Cox, Brian, 1968-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q QB501.2.C69 2013x
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Non-Fiction 523.2 Cox
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South Park Library Nonfiction 523.4 COX
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Non-fiction 523.2 COX
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Whitehall Public Library Nonfiction Collection NF 523.2 C839w
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Summary

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.

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.

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.

Includes 500 diagrams and full-color photographs

Additional Information
Subjects Solar system -- Popular works.
Publisher New York :HarperCollins,2013
Contributors Cohen, Andy, 1968- author.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
ISBN 9780062293459
0062293451
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