Moon: an Illustrated History - From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow

Author(s): David Warmflash

World Natural History

This colorfully illustrated history chronicles the development, observation, and exploration of the Moon. Astrobiologist and science writer David Warmflash takes us on a thought-provoking journey from the hypotheses of the Moon's formation to predictions for building a lunar infrastructure. The Story is told in 100 vivid and varied milestones and moments, including: Tidal forces slow Earth's spin and push the Moon farther away, The Greeks grasp why the Moon widens from a crescent to a full moon and shrinks to darkness, Edmund Halley creates the science of geophysics and sets the stage for studying space radiation, The Moon proves Albert Einstein's general relativity theory, The successful Apollo 11 lunar landing paves the way for future science missions, A new generation of moon probes are launched Book jacket.


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General Fields

  • : 9781454931980
  • : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
  • : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
  • : May 2019
  • : ---length:- '22.2'width:- '17.1'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Warmflash
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 523.3
  • : 224