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Title:
What if the Earth had two moons? : and nine other thought-provoking speculations on the solar system
Author:
Comins, Neil F., 1951-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
An astronomer and author explores ten examples of what Earth would be like if conditions in the universe were slightly altered, in a fascinating journey into scientific scenarios.
Language:
English
Contents:
What if the Earth had two moons? : Dimaan, Lluna, and Kuu -- What if the Earth were a moon? : Mynoa and Tyran -- What if the moon orbited backwards? : Anillo -- What if the Earth's crust were thicker? : Dichron -- What if the Earth formed fifteen billion years from now? : Futura -- What if there were a counter-earth, a planet in Earth's orbit on the other side of the Sun? : Dopple I, II, and III -- What if the Earth had formed elsewhere in the galaxy? : Kern I and II -- What if the Sun were less massive : Dimune I and II -- What if the Earth had two suns? : Zweisonne I, II, and III -- What if another galaxy collided with the Milky Way? : Earth.
ISBN:
9780312598921
Format :
Book