Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

by John Gribbin
     
 

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In this incredible expedition into the origins, workings, and evolution of our home planet, John Gribbin, bestselling author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, The Scientists, and In Search of the Multiverse, does what he does best: taking four and a half billion years of mind-boggling science and digging out the best bits. From the physics of Newton and the… See more details below

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In this incredible expedition into the origins, workings, and evolution of our home planet, John Gribbin, bestselling author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, The Scientists, and In Search of the Multiverse, does what he does best: taking four and a half billion years of mind-boggling science and digging out the best bits. From the physics of Newton and the geology of Wegener, to the environmentalism of Lovelock, this is a must read for Earth’s scientists and residents alike. Trained as an astrophysicist at Cambridge University, John Gribbin is currently Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex, England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851688289
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Series:
Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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