Visions of the Future: Astronomy and Earth Science

Visions of the Future: Astronomy and Earth Science

by J. M. T. Thompson
     
 

Leading young scientists give engaging reviews of their research areas and exciting visions of future developments.See more details below

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Leading young scientists give engaging reviews of their research areas and exciting visions of future developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521805377
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface J. M. T. Thompson; Part I. Creation and History of the Universe: 1. Big Bang riddles and their revelations Joao Magueijo and Kim Baskerville; 2. The origin of structure in the universe Jaun Garcia-Bellido; 3. The dark side of the universe Ben Moore; Part II. Exploring the Stars and Planets: 4. The hottest spots in space? Malcolm Gray; 5. Our solar system and beyond in the new millennium Andrew J. Coates; 6. Unveiling the face of the Moon Sarah K. Dunkin and David J. Heather; Part III. Understanding Planet Earth: 7. The Earth's deep interior Lidunka Vocadlo and David Dobson; 8. Three-dimensional imaging of a dynamic Earth Lidia Lonergan and Nicky White; Part IV. Global Warming and Climate Change: 9. Geophysical and astrophysical vortices N. Robb McDonald; 10. Earth's future climate Mark A. Saunders.

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