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This complete Spanish translation of 12 volumes on the solar system of the highly acclaimed Isaac Asimov's 21st Century Library of the Universe is ideal for students still developing their English-language skills, looking for a book to share with Spanish-speaking adults at home, or even looking a for a book to help them learn Spanish.
A Russian-born American novelist, versifier, critic, and popular scientist, Asimov is best known for his science fiction. The author and his family emigrated to the U.S. in 1923. His parents allowed him to read only non-fiction books as a child, which initiated his lifelong interest in science. Asimov had his first book published in 1951 and the following year, under the pseudonym Paul French, he published his first children's book. The author of over 350 fiction and non-fiction books, Asimov wrote 10 hours a day, seven days a week. Asimov also earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at Columbia University, and was as respected an academic biochemist as he was a science fiction writer. An indefatigable lecturer and contributor to newspapers and magazines, Asimov came to be increasingly regarded as a scientific seer, and was responsible for adding the term "robotics" to the English language.
From the Publisher
Examen completo y actualizado de Jupiter, el planeta mas grande del Sistema Solar. Se incluyen temas como los anillos de Jupiter, los vientos feroces, las tormentas que se arremolinan, la Gran Mancha Roja, las dieciseis lunas, el satelite pastor, ademas de la mision Galileo a Jupiter. Book jacket.