Solar System is the perfect introduction for young readers to the endlessly fascinating topic of space and the vast, mysterious worlds that make up our solar system. Discover the activity of the flaming prominences of the sun and the bubbling volcanoes of Venus. Examine the apparently lifeless craters on the moon, Saturn's swirling rings, and giant Jupiter's great red spot. Marvel at space travelers such as the comet Halle-Bopp, mighty meteorites, and the Spirit and Viking space probes on their missions to Mars. Budding astronomers will be intrigued and enthralled by the strange and diverse worlds that make up our solar system.
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Dr. Mike Goldsmith has a Ph.D. in astrophysics and studies the philosophy of time and space. He is the head of acoustics at the United Kingdom's National Physical Laboratory. An author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children, he was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section.Review:
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Book Description Kingfisher, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0753457733
Book Description Kingfisher, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0753457733
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