Chemistry of Space

Chemistry of Space

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by David E. Newton
     
 

Chemistry of Space provides an overview of the latest information about the solar system, comets, and meteors, and other features of the universe made available as a result of space exploration and research in astrochemistry. The volume is an impressive account of our universe, the events through which it was created, the changes that have taken place during its…  See more details below

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Chemistry of Space provides an overview of the latest information about the solar system, comets, and meteors, and other features of the universe made available as a result of space exploration and research in astrochemistry. The volume is an impressive account of our universe, the events through which it was created, the changes that have taken place during its evolution, and its present composition.

Chemistry of Space contains information on: the birth of the universe, the chemical composition of a planet, comets, meteors, asteroids, and the Moon, formation of the heavy elements, the inner planets, interstellar space, the outer planets, star classification. This volume contains more than 30 black-and-white photographs and line illustrations, a glossary, a detailed list of print and Web resources, and an index. The New Chemistry is an essential set for students, teachers, and general readers who require information on the intriguing science of chemistry.

About the Author:
David E. Newton, Ph.D., was a professor of chemistry and physics at Salem State College

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816052745
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
New Chemistry Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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