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The Scientific Companion: Exploring the Physical World with Facts, Figures and Formulas

By: C Emiliani

320 pages, Photos, tabs, figs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #47740 | ISBN: 0471133248
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NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€21 approx

About this book

Organised by subject area, this book is a reference tool and narrative of science and its history.


Contents

- The Range of Space and Time
- Matter and Energy
- Atoms and Molecules
- The Sun
- The Evolution of the Sun and Other Stars
- The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
- The Origin and Evolution of the Solar System
- Planets and Satellites
- The Origin and Early Evolution of Life
- How the Earth Works
- Atmosphere
- Hydrosphere
- The Last Half--Billion Years
- The Cosmic Question
- Appendix
- Index


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Biography

Cesare Emiliani is a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Miami.

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