Mildred Shapley Matthews
An integrated discussion of the similarities and differences between the atmospheres of various bodies of the solar system, including the Earth.
"This is the 12th book in the University of Arizona Space Science Series, a burgeoning library destined to stand as the consummate literary legacy of our era's revolution in Solar System exploration. . . . Satellite science has matured rapidly since its rebirth in March 1979, and its vitality radiates from the pages of this fine volume."
Uranus occupies a unique niche in the history of western thought; for while the planets from Mercury to Saturn had been known since pre-antiquity, Uranus was the first to be discovered, in 1781, through scientific investigation. Contemporary investigation of Uranus culminated in the Voyager 2 encounter in 1986. The results of that ...
Observational data derived from the world's largest solar telescopes are correlated with theoretical discussions in nuclear and atomic physics by contributors representing a wide range of interests in solar research.
An interdisciplinary approach to solar physics, as eighty-nine contributors trace the evolution of the Sun and provide a review of our current understanding of both its structure and its role in the origin and evolution of the solar system.
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