Gift Guide

The Moon

Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $119.99   
  • Used (2) from $119.99   
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any coupons and promotions
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:



New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase ... benefits world literacy! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:


Condition: Good
1972. Hardcover Minor foxing on top edge, else very good plus condition with text clean & binding tight / lightly soiled chipped dust jacket 471pp.

Ships from: Baldwin City, KS

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Sort by
Sending request ...

More About This Book

Product Details

Table of Contents

I / Introduction.- Report by the Chairman.- II / Scientific Papers.- A. Lunar Mechanics.- 1. Dynamics of the Moon.- 2. On the Inclination of the Lunar Axis.- 3. The Shape of the Moon.- 4. Some Differences between Geometrical and Dynamical Figures of the Moon.- 5. Large Disks as Representations for the Lunar Mascons with Implications Regarding Theories of Formation.- B. The Lunar Surface and its Morphology.- 6. The Geomorphic Evolution of the Lunar Surface.- 7. Erosion, Transportation and the Nature of the Maria.- 8. Radar Mapping of the Moon at 162 MHz.- C. Apollo Missions Progress.- 9. Introductory Remarks: The Apollo 14 Mission.- 10. The Apollo 14 Mission and Preliminary Results.- 11. Plans and Objectives of the Remaining Apollo Missions.- 12. Engineering Potential for Lunar Missions after Apollo.- D. Petrological Studies of the Moon.- 13. Experimental Petrology and Petrogenesis of Apollo 12 Basalts.- 14. Electron Microscopic Studies of Some Lunar Minerals.- 15. Maria Lavas, Mascons, Layered Complexes, Achondrites and the Lunar Mantle.- 16. Petrochemistry and Chemical Features of Lunar Glassy Spherules.- 17. Formation of Lunar Glassy Spherules: A Dynamical Model.- E. Lunar Tectonics.- 18. Lunar Mare Ridges, Rings and Volcanic Ring Complexes.- 19. A Possible Mechanism of the Generating of the Unusually Long Lunar Seismic Oscillations.- 20. On the Interaction between Tectonic Processes of the Earth and the Moon.- 21. On the Origin of Central Peaks in the Crater Formations Filled with Melt after Impacts.- 22. Geologic Interpretation of the Study of Lunar Rocks.- F. Physical Properties of Lunar Samples.- 23. Interferometric Studies on Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 Lunar Glass Objects.- 24. The Valence States of 3d: Transition Elements in Apollo 11 and 12 Rocks.- 25. Luminescence Excitation by Protons and Electrons, Applied to Apollo Lunar Samples.- 26. The Solar Irradiation Record in Lunar Dust Grains.- 27. Low Energy Solar Nuclear Particle Irradiation of Lunar and Meteoritic Breccias.- 28. The Thermoluminescence of Lunar Samples.- 29. The Particle Track Record of the Lunar Surface.- G. The Lunar Interior.- 30. Lunar Magnetic Field Measurements, Electrical Conductivity Calculations and Thermal Profile Inferences.- 31. Thermal Gradients in the Outer Lunar Layers.- 32. Convection in the Moon.- 33. Possible Thermal History of the Moon.- H. The Evolution of the Moon’s Orbit.- 34. The Role of Occultations in the Improvement of the Lunar Ephemeris.- 35. On the Initial Distance of the Moon Forming in the Circumterrestrial Swarm.- I. Origin and Evolution of the Moon.- 36. Fluidization on the Moon and Planets.- 37. On the Possible Differences in the Bulk Chemical Composition of the Earth and the Moon Forming in the Circumterrestrial Swarm.- 38. The Origin of the Moon and Solar System.- 39. Evolution of the Moon: Recent Modification of Previous Ideas.- 40. Lunar Tidal Phenomena and the Lunar Rille System.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)