Shoemaker by Levy The Man Who Made an Impact

ISBN-10: 0691113254
ISBN-13: 9780691113258
Edition: 2001
Authors: David H. Levy
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Description: This work offers an insight into the life and work of Eugene Shoemaker, the famous scientist who, in 1993 together with David Levy, discovered one of the most remarkable comets ever recorded, Shoemaker-Levy 9.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This work offers an insight into the life and work of Eugene Shoemaker, the famous scientist who, in 1993 together with David Levy, discovered one of the most remarkable comets ever recorded, Shoemaker-Levy 9.

David H Levy is an astronomer and science writer most famous for his co-discovery of Comet Shoemaker-Levy, which collided with Jupiter in 1994.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Of Bonding and Discovery: 1993
Of Family and E[superscript X]: 1925-1948
Over the Sea, Over the Sea: 1948
Springtime, Carolyn, and the Colorado Plateau: 1948-1952
A Revolution in Earth
Impact!
A Shot in the Dark: 1953-1960
A Dream Ends, A Dream Begins: 1960-1963
Just Passing By on My Way to the Moon: 1964-1965
Surveyor's Golden Years: 1966-1968
One Giant Leap: 1968-1969
Sail Along, Silvery Moon: 1969-1970
Chairman Gene: 1969-1972
Shoot-out at the Moenkopi Corral: 1970-1972
The Little Prince Revisited: 1972-1979
A Ship Sails: 1977-1989
Comets and Carolyn: 1980-1995
A Rock-Knocking Geologist: 1984-1995
Springtime on Jupiter: 1993
Yes, Virginia, Comets Do Hit Planets: 1994
New Challenges: 1995-1997
Dr. Shoemaker, I Presume: 1997
Epilogue
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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