Wonders of the Solar System Text Only

by Professor Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

On Sale: 06/23/2011

Wonders of the Solar System Text Only

by Professor Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

On Sale: 06/23/2011

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About the Book

The Sunday Times Bestseller

In Wonders of the Solar System – the book of the acclaimed BBC TV series – Professor Brian Cox will take us on a journey of discovery where alien worlds from your imagination become places we can see, feel and visit.

The Wonders of the Solar System – from the giant ice fountains of Enceladus to the liquid methane seas of Titan and from storms twice the size of the Earth to the tortured moon of Io with its giant super-volcanoes – is the Solar System as you have never seen it before.

In this series, Professor Brian Cox will introduce us to the planets and moons beyond our world, finding the biggest, most bizarre, most powerful natural phenomena. Using some of the most spectacular and extreme locations on Earth, Brian will show us Wonders never thought possible.

Employing his trademark clear, authoritative, yet down-to-earth approach, Brian will explore how these previously unseen phenomena have dramatically expanded our horizons with new discoveries about the planets, their moons and how
they came to be the way they are.

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Critical Praise

Praise for Professor Brian Cox’s work:

‘If you didn’t utter a wow watching the TV, you will while reading the book.’
The Times

‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’
Guardian

‘In this book of the acclaimed BBC2 TV series, Professor Cox shows us the cosmos as we have never seen it before – a place full of the most bizarre and powerful natural phenomena.’
Sunday Express

‘Will entertain and delight … what a priceless gift that would be.’
Independent on Sunday

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780007452309
  • ISBN 10: 0007452306
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 06/23/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:9.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics

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