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Mars By Heather Couper

Mars by Heather Couper

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Summary

The authors reveal just how mankind's knowledge of the Red Planet has developed since ancient times and assess the role it might play in the future.

Mars Summary

Mars by Heather Couper

The authors look at how our knowledge of our nearest planetary neighbour - Mars - has grown, and assess the role it might play in our futures. They look at the old myths associated with Mars, the fears of Martian invasions, and take the story up to date to show what we now know about the planet in the aftermath of the 1996 meteorite that may provide evidence for life and from the discoveries of the recent probes. They also assess whether Mars could form a crucial stopping point for further exploration.

Mars Reviews

intelligent and down-to-earth...[MARS] manages to combine hard facts with fascinating speculation - Good Book Guide

'Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest have produced a beautiful book... Lavishly illustrated, Mars will appeal to a wide readership. Its text has the breadth and depth to make it a highly worthwhile read. - New Scientist

About Heather Couper

Heather Couper is a broadcaster and writer on astronomy, space and science. She has presented and produced series for the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery and Learning among others. Nigel Henbest is also a leading science writer, broadcaster and producer and the author of 32 books that have been translated into 27 languages.

Additional information

GOR001592383
9780747235439
0747235430
Mars by Heather Couper
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
1987-08-01
224
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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