Distinguished space historian Harland tells an inspiring tale of scientific discovery with two interwoven strands tracing the earths geological history and the Earth in relation to the solar system. 100 illustrations.A Guide to the Solar System David M. Harland ... Mercurya#39;s rotation was not synchronised. In 1965 ... MARINER 10 As the first spacecraft set off for Mercury, we knew a great deal about the planeta#39;s orbital motion - the subtleties of which had confirmed Albert Einsteina#39;s theory of ... I8 The fact that parts of Mercury were as heavily cratered as the Moon provided insight into the nature of the early Solar System.
|Title||:||The Earth in Context|
|Author||:||David M. Harland|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2001-10-18|