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Meteorites Their Impact on Science and History

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ISBN-10: 0521799406

ISBN-13: 9780521799409

Edition: 2001

Authors: Brigitte Zanda, Monica Rotaru, Roger Hewins

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What are these strange rocks that fall from the sky? Where do they come from? What are they made of? Illustrated throughout with photos, diagrams, maps and graphs, this comprehensive guide to meteorites has been written by a team of experts.
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Monica Rotaru is Department Chief of Earth Sciences at the Palais de la d�couverte in Paris, where she organises scientific exhibitions. After her PhD in geochemistry, she has conducted research in climatology and written television science documentaries.

The harder they fall
Stones fallen from the sky
Impact craters
Cretaceous Park
Like no rock on Earth
Little planets
The Sound and the Fury
Signed carbon
A stormy nebula
The age of the solar system
Galactic fossils
Leafing through the past two centuries...
Glossary
Acknowledgements
Illustration credits