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Meteorites: A Journey Through Space and Time

Popular Science

By: Alex Bevan and John de Laeter

215 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, col illus, bw illus, figs, tabs, maps

Smithsonian Books

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #134352 | ISBN: 158834021X
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NHBS Price: £28.99 $37/€35 approx

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Comprehensive look at meteorites tracing the formation and breakup of the planets, asteroids, and comets where meteorites originated, their long journey through space, their fall to Earth, their recovery, and what scientists are learning from them. Contains a great deal of material about the "84001 Martian meteorite," which has raised provocative new questions about life on the red planet.


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