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From dust to life : the origin and evolution of our solar system, John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton

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From dust to life : the origin and evolution of our solar system
Title
From dust to life
Title remainder
the origin and evolution of our solar system
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John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton
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Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years ago, and how scientists and philosophers have sought to unravel this mystery down through the centuries, piecing together the clues that enabled them to deduce the solar system's layout, its age, and the likely way it formed
Summary
Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years ago, and how scientists and philosophers have sought to unravel this mystery down through the centuries, piecing together the clues that enabled them to deduce the solar system's layout, its age, and the likely way it formed
Writing style
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10234016
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Chambers, John
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mitton, Jacqueline
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True
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  • Solar system
  • Interplanetary dust
Target audience
adult
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the origin and evolution of our solar system
Label
From dust to life : the origin and evolution of our solar system, John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-292) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Cosmic archaeology -- Discovering the solar system -- An evolving solar system -- The question of timing -- Meteorites -- Cosmic chemistry -- A star is born -- Nursery for planets -- Worlds of rock and metal -- The making of the moon -- Earth, cradle of life -- worlds of gas and ice -- What happened to the asteroid belt? -- The outermost solar system -- Paradigms, problems, and predictions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 299 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780691145228
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013944898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16372574
  • 16372574
Label
From dust to life : the origin and evolution of our solar system, John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Cosmic archaeology -- Discovering the solar system -- An evolving solar system -- The question of timing -- Meteorites -- Cosmic chemistry -- A star is born -- Nursery for planets -- Worlds of rock and metal -- The making of the moon -- Earth, cradle of life -- worlds of gas and ice -- What happened to the asteroid belt? -- The outermost solar system -- Paradigms, problems, and predictions
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 299 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780691145228
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013944898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16372574
  • 16372574

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