[PDF/EPUB] The Planets By Brian Cox

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Mercury a lifeless victim of the Sun's expanding power Venus once thought to be lush and fertile now known to be trapped within a toxic and boiling atmosphere Mars the red planet doomed by the loss of its atmosphere Jupiter twice the size of all the other planets combined but insubstantial Saturn a stunning celestial beauty the jewel of our Solar System Uranus the sideways planet a. The grumpus23 23 word commentaryHow we know what we know about our terrestrial neighbors in our solar system Elouently and clearly explained for both layperson and authority

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The Planets

Nd the first ice giant Neptune dark cold and whipped by supersonic winds Pluto the dwarf planet a frozen rockThese are Earth's sister planets each one born in violence and fire only to fade away one by one into cold lifelessness The study of each planet sheds new light on the early life of our Solar System and on its inevitable future And the we learn about our celestial neighbours. I will admit that this is the first of Dr Brian Cox s books which I have not seen the TV series first Now that not may sound like much but considering all the other books if his I have approached them the other way around this was a rather insightful readThe book itself is fascinating anyone who has a passing interest in space and the universe around us this book is a treasure trove of historical facts amazing images although I wish I had a pound for every time I saw the work colourised and easy to read and accessible facts However on the other had there is a different insight you get when you read this book without the back story from the TV show dare I say it the book is a little dryer reading and although fascinating does not come as alive as remembering the various scenes and topics from the show Now I am all for reading the story or book before the show but in this case when they say that the book accompanies the series they really mean it now it may be that I am just as not as knowledgable as I thought I was and I needed that extra support and encouragement or notOne thing I will certainly take away from this book is that our knowledge is constantly changing not in years or decades but it seems in cases months there are new facts being discovered all the time although they are not as attention grabbing as some of the scientific discoveries happening at the moment they may well be just as profound The uestion is what will the next book have to say

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The unlikely the precious our own blue marble becomes Andrew Cohen and Professor Brian Cox take readers on a voyage of discovery from the fiery heart of our Solar System to its mysterious outer reaches They touch on the latest discoveries that have expanded our knowledge of the planets their moons and how they come to be alongside recent stunning and mind boggling NASA photography. Absolutely magnificent BRILLIANT and beautiful and informative and poetic I was going to read and pass along to a friend but no It s mine now


10 thoughts on “The Planets

  1. says:

    The Planets by Brian Cox is a fascinating and engaging book on the planets of our solar system their composition how they were formed and how th

  2. says:

    Exploring planets is than just a leisure activity We do it for fun but we also do it to learn about our own planet and ultimately o

  3. says:

    The grumpus23 23 word commentaryHow we know what we know about our terrestrial neighbors in our solar system Elouently and clearly explained for both layperson and authority

  4. says:

    I will admit that this is the first of Dr Brian Cox's books which I have not seen the TV series first Now that not may sound like much

  5. says:

    A wonderful

  6. says:

    Rubbishest planets book ever seen No mention of Mars's satellites Outer planets' satellites covered selectively not comprehensively No chapter on the asteroid belt discussion of them buried within the Jupiter chapter which is a layout that makes readers hunt and dig No heading on the Kuiper belt traditional heading on Pluto given and the belt just treated within focusing on Pluto like it was still a planet S

  7. says:

    Absolutely magnificent BRILLIANT and beautiful and informative and poetic I was going to read and pass along to a friend but no It's mine now

  8. says:

    Outstanding balances the science with history of astronomy and is a very refreshing listen Highly recommended if you’re not looki

  9. says:

    This was an excellent book Authors Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen have produced an interesting engaging and informative look at the planets of the

  10. says:

    This book was a perfect read that dances from planet to moon and out to the furthest reaches of our own stars light Taking