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Meteorites (Paperback)

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Meteorites are rocks from space that have fallen to the Earth's surface. Once considered bad omens, they are now recognised as giving us a unique insight into the nature of material that was present at the formation of the solar system. In "Meteorites", leading experts from the Natural History Museum, London provide a compelling and up-to-date introduction to these mysterious objects. They reveal what meteorites are, where they are most likely to be found and the environments which allow this, and the type of parent bodies that they come from. The book contains all the latest information on key meteorite falls and considers some of the big questions relating to the study of meteorites that still remain. With a mix of photographs, diagrams and maps, "Meteorites" is essential reading for all those with an interest in these intriguing objects and the history of our solar system.

Science & MathematicsAstronomy, space & timeScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: The Natural History Museum Publication Date: 01/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9780565092399  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The book is a collaboration by experts at the Natural History Museum, London. Dr Caroline Smith is the Curator of Meteorites in the Mineralogy Department. Dr Sara Russell is the Head of Meteoritics and Cosmic Mineralogy in the Mineralogy Department. Dr Gretchen Benedix works as a researcher in the Mineralogy Department.

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