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From Stone to Star

A View of Modern Geology

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$39.50 • £31.95 • €35.50

ISBN 9780674838673

Publication Date: 03/15/1994


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 maps, 38 tables, 10 halftones, 20 illustrations


  • 1. The Genesis Taboo
  • 2. Voyage to the Center of the Earth
  • 3. The Geologic Calendar
  • 4. Stones Falling from the Sky
  • 5. The Planetological Adventure
  • 6. From Newton to Mendeleyev
  • 7. The Cosmic Palimpsest
  • 8. Societies of Atoms
  • 9. Planet Earth
  • 10. The Kingdom of Water
  • Appendix: The Atomic Structure of Matter
  • References
  • Credits
  • Index

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