Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System (International by John S. Lewis PDF

By John S. Lewis

Physics and Chemistry of the sunlight method, second Edition, is a accomplished survey of the planetary physics and actual chemistry of our personal sun procedure. It covers present learn in those components and the planetary sciences that experience benefited from either earth-based and spacecraft-based experimentation.

These experiments shape the root of this encyclopedic reference, which skillfully fuses synthesis and clarification. designated chapters evaluate all of the significant planetary our bodies in addition to asteroids, comets, and different small orbitals. Astronomers, physicists, and planetary scientists can use this cutting-edge publication for either examine and educating.

This moment version good points wide new fabric, together with increased remedy of recent meteorite periods, spacecraft findings from Mars Pathfinder via Mars Odyssey 2001, fresh reflections on brown dwarfs, and outlines of deliberate NASA, ESA, and eastern planetary missions.

* re-creation gains multiplied remedy of latest meteorite sessions, the most recent spacecraft findings from Mars, information regarding a hundred+ new discoveries of planets and stars, deliberate lunar and planetary missions, extra end-of-chapter workouts, and more
* comprises large new fabric and is abundantly illustrated throughout
* stories every one significant planetary physique, asteroids, comets, and different small orbitals

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