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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters

by O. Richard Norton

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Although nontechnical, the book is based on scientific data and theories. This is a good source on the types of meteros and meteorites. The book provides a good insight into the history of meteiorite strikes, the size versus frequency, and the probabilities for more meteorite strikes in the future. There is also a little history on a few well known meteorite hunters, mostly of the past.

Impact affects are covered as well as dnd there are plenty of photos of both the meteorites and the craters of various sizes and ages some have left behind. ( )
  billsearth | Aug 17, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0878423737, Paperback)

This popular guide to cosmic debris introduces the fascinating world of meteorites, asteroids, comets, and impact craters. With more than 50 new photographs and updated illustrations, new and expanded appendixes, and some fun cosmic humor, Rocks from Space, Second Edition, journeys into the last frontier for close-up looks at the latest astronomical discoveries.

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This popular guide to cosmic debris introduces the fascinating world of meteorites, asteroids, comets, and impact craters. With more than 50 new photographs and updated illustrations, new and expanded appendixes, and some fun cosmic humor, Rocks from Space, Second Edition, journeys into the last frontier for close-up looks at the latest astronomical discoveries.… (more)

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