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Publisher Description

This book follows the development of research on the origin of the Moon from the late18th century to the present. By gathering together the major texts, papers, and events ofthe time, it provides a thorough chronicle of the paradigmatic shift in planetary sciencethat arose from the notion that the Earth-Moon system was formed from twocolliding planetary bodies.
The book covers pre-Apollo ideas, the conceptual evolution during and subsequent to the Apollo explorations of the Moon, and the development of the Earth-Moon system consensus.A plethora of excerpts from key publications are included to demonstrate the shift in scientificfocus over the centuries.
Through its comprehensive review of lunar science research and literature, this book shows how new technologies and discoveries catalyzed the community and revolutionized our understanding of the Moon’s formation.

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2019
November 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
330
Pages
PUBLISHER
Springer International Publishing
SELLER
Springer Nature B.V.
SIZE
46.4
MB

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