Meteorites: Their Impact on Science and History

Meteorites: Their Impact on Science and History

by Brigitte Zanda
     
 

A comprehensive and highly illustrated guide to meteorites and the fascinating contributions they make to science.See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive and highly illustrated guide to meteorites and the fascinating contributions they make to science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521799409
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2013
Edition description:
ENGLISH ED
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

Brigitte Zanda is Associate Professor at the Mineralogy Laboratory of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris, and Adjunct Member of the Graduate Faculty at Rutgers University. Following on from her PhD in Geochemistry, she has written many papers in Meteoritics and Planetary Science and other journals, and is a member of the Nomenclature Committee of the Meteoritical Society.

Monica Rotaru is Department Chief of Earth Sciences at the Palais de la découverte in Paris, where she organises scientific exhibitions. After her PhD in geochemistry, she has conducted research in climatology and written television science documentaries.

Table of Contents

1. The harder they fall C. Perron; 2. Stones fallen from the sky U. Marvin; 3. Impact craters P. Thomas; 4. Cretaceous Park R. Rocchia, E. Robin and H. Leroux; 5. Like no rock on Earth B. Zanda, M. Christophe Michel Lévy, M. Bourot Denise and C. Caillet Komorowski; 6. Little planets D. Benest; 7. The Sound and the Fury J.-P. Bibring; 8. Signed carbon F. Robert, M. Festou and F. Raulin; 9. A stormy nebula R. Hewins; 10. The age of the solar system G. Manhès; 11. Galactic fossils E. Zinner; 12. Leafing through the past two centuries... P. Pellas; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Illustration credits.

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