The Red Planet

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Het boek The Red Planet is geschreven door Simon Morden en het ISBN is 9781783965618. Deze hardcover wordt aangeboden op bol.com. Dit betreft een nieuw boek.

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Uncover the mysteries, wonders and natural history of Mars: as close as you’ll get to an eye-witness perspective of the incredible ‘Red Planet’. ‘A book of titanic clashing elements, stupendous impacts, cataclysmic eruptions, devastating forces, planet-wrenching seisms… You’ll never look at that red dot in the sky the same way again.’ Ian McDonald, author of Luna: Moon Rising The history of Mars is drawn not just on its surface, but also down into its broken bedrock and up into its frigid air. Most of all, it stretches back into deep time, where the trackways of the past have been obliterated and there is no discernible trace of where they started from or how they travelled, only where they ended up. From the planet’s formation 4.5 billion years ago, through eras that featured cataclysmic meteor strikes, explosive volcanoes and a vast ocean that spanned the entire upper hemisphere, to the long, frozen ages that saw its atmosphere steadily thinning and leaking away into space, planetary geologist Dr Simon Morden presents a tantalising vision of our nearest neighbour, its dramatic history and astonishing present. ‘Full of intrigue, like a beautifully narrated adventure detective story – which left a satisfying thirst of wanting to know more.’ Professor Lucy Rogers, author of It’s Only Rocket Science

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ISBN

9781783965618

Auteurs

Simon Morden

Druk

1

Conditie

Nieuw

Soort

Hardcover

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Uitgever

Elliott & Thompson Limited