I am also not an astrophysicist, so I was extremely happy that this was such an easy book to read and understand.
R. Corfield describes development of our knowledge about solar system and gives recent information on research of the planets.
The author is clearly showing his roots with all of the details, but without the details, something would be missing.
As a kid, I loved the space race and anything having to do with outer space. Then I went to college and took an astronomy course that could not have been any more uninteresting. Read morePublished on March 29, 2008 by Burgmicester
I can see why people say this has a misleading title , and why intellectual snobs don't like it. Its a really great top level summary of the exploration of our universe - each... Read morePublished on March 21, 2008 by G. Kennedy
R. Corfield describes development of our knowledge about solar system and gives recent information on research of the planets. It is excellent book.Published on December 9, 2007 by ProbablyL
LIVES OF THE PLANETS: A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM offers a survey of the most recent advances in astronomy which are leading into new areas of experimental science. Read morePublished on December 4, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
a fascinating romp through the planets and the discoveries that we've made about our solar system and beyond. Read morePublished on August 23, 2007 by Kerry O. Burns