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Author Murdin, Paul, author.

Title Rock legends : the asteroids and their discoverers / Paul Murdin.

Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 207 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Springer Praxis books
Springer Praxis books.
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1: When the Stars Fell Down -- Chapter 2: From Eyesight to Space Satellites.-Chapter 3: Find Minor Planets by Technology -- Chapter 4: Naming and Possessing -- Chapter 5: At the Edge of the Solar System -- Chapter 6: Filling the Gap -- Chapter 7: Controlled by Jupiter -- Chapter 8: The Chaotic Solar System -- Chapter 9: The Fate of Asteroids -- References.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Asteroids.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319318363 (electronic bk.)
3319318365 (electronic bk.)
9783319318356 (print)