A History of Modern Planetary Physics: Volume 2, the Age of the Earth and the Evolution of the Elements from Lyell to Patterson: Transmuted Past (Hardcover)

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Transmuted Past follows the development of theories of stellar evolution and nucleosynthesis in the twentieth century and describes radiometric methods for estimating the age of the Earth. Professor Brush also offers perspectives on the changing reputation of planetary science relative to the pure sciences, such as physics, and a comparison of history and geology as ways of studying the past. *Author: Brush, Stephen G. *Series Title: History of Modern Planetary Physics *Series Number: 2 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 146 *Publication Date: 1996/02/23 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.57 x 6.37 x 0.57 inches


Publisher Cambridge University Press
Mfg Part# 9780521552134
SKU 205106939
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521552133
Release Date 7/26/2010
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