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Published: 09 December 2010

144 Pages | 25 b/w halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199573509

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Planets: A Very Short Introduction

David A. Rothery

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides an overview of our Solar System and its origins, nature, and evolution
  • Considers controversial issues, such as what qualifies as a planet
  • Looks at different types of Solar System objects, such as asteroids, Trans-Neptunian objects, and exoplanets
  • Demonstrates the excitement, uncertainties, and challenges faced by planetary scientists