Published August 1, 1991
by Yearling .
Written in English
Although the book does provide significant detail on the families of asteroids in the main belt, it also discusses comets, Trojan asteroids, centaurs, and Kuiper Belt objects. Some science results from the New Horizons mission to Pluto are presented Cited by: 9. Discusses the asteroids of our solar system and the possible importance they might have for us in the future. Paperback, 32 pages Published August 4/5(11). Asteroids: Escape from the Arcadians features a high stakes plot, and an unlikely hero who fights to save his loved ones from a terrifying natural disaster and the actions of a corrupt government. The protagonist of this book, Rick, is a highly intelligent academic who possesses a sophisticated understanding of asteroids/5. ASTEROIDS-Bridge to Nowhere has been selected as a quarter finalist for the BookLife Prize in the Science Fiction category. Wow. I’m really pleased and humbled that ASTEROIDS got this far. Hopefully ASTEROIDS will make it to the next round and be named a semi-finalist. Maybe you should read this book!
This book, as the title suggests, only covers two topics, asteroids and meteors. Like other Baby Professor books this book is heavy on pictures and light on text. While other Baby Professor books are enhanced by the extra textless images, this book suffered from it because the images were practically a repeat of what has already been shown/5(55). The book is a follow-up of Mr. Lewis's earlier book "Mining the Sky" but the information here is much more complete, updated to what is known in , and is much more technical. It would be extremely useful, for example, for politicians, investors, or business executives needing to quickly understand the basis for the recent interest and Cited by: 5. ASTEROIDS is the story about Rick Munday, how he gets involved in a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of our government, his quest to save more souls and reach his family beyond the Bridge to Nowhere. ASTEROIDS takes place in the near future and includes lots of technology that is almost here. Lang-Wescott delineates meanings for more than 40 asteroids in the books I bought, The Orders of Light and Mechanics of the Future. Her work is grounded in real astrology: that is actual charts and actual research. She also writes elegantly and with great verve and enthusiasm. Her underlying philosophy is also fresh, juicy and well-argued.
While asteroids that size only have a one in 20, chance of hitting earth in any given year, the threat is serious enough that we have started a concerted effort to track all objects that size and larger. Unfortunately only 10% of the estima to 20, city-leveling asteroids . Based on an upper-level course on asteroids and meteorites taught by the author, this book is ideal for students, researchers and professional scientists looking for an overview of asteroid. SINCE THIS BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE PUBLISHER, THE DOWNLOAD OPTION HAS BEEN DISABLED. If you have any questions, please contact Renee Dotson at the LPI. PART I: INTRODUCTION. An Overview of the Asteroids: The Asteroids III Perspective (pp. 3–15) W. F. Bottke Jr., A. Cellino, P. Paolicchi, and R. P. Binzel pdf ( K). The book describes how asteroids can be harmless, and there can be some that explode with a sonic boom and crash down affecting people. An example of a meteorite crashing would be that in the book it describes the event that occurred in Russia of a meteorite crashing/5.