The Origin of the Earth

The Origin of the Earth

by W. M. Smart


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107475403
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I. Whence?: 2. General description of the solar system; 3. General description of the Earth; 4. General description of the moon and planets; 5. A provisional summing-up; Part II. When?: 6. The geological record and the conflict with physical science; 7. Radioactivity to the rescue; 8. The astronomical evidence; Part III. How?: 9. From the nebular hypothesis to the present day; 10. Epilogue; Index.

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