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What if the Earth Had Two Moons? - 10 edition

What if the Earth Had Two Moons? (ISBN10: 0312673353; ISBN13: 9780312673352)
ISBN13: 978-0312673352
ISBN10: 0312673353

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0312598921
ISBN10: 0312598920

Summary: ''What if?'' questions have always stimulated people to think in new ways. What if the Earth Had Two Moonsleads us on a fascinating 10 world journey exploring what the Earth would be like if conditions in the universe were slightly different. The answer: Earth would be different, often in ways that would surprise us. The title chapter, for example, gives us a second moon orbiting closer to Earth than the one we have now. The night sky is a lot brighter, but not forever. Eventu
ally the moons collide, with one more-massive moon emerging after a period during which Earth has a Saturn-like ring. Thescenarios also shed new light on the burgeoning search for life on planets orbiting other stars.Appealing to adult and young adult alike, this book follows on the author's previous bestseller, What if the Moon Didn't Exist?,with completely new scenarios backed by the latest astronomical research.
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Summary: ''What if?'' questions have always stimulated people to think in new ways. What if the Earth Had Two Moonsleads us on a fascinating 10 world journey exploring what the Earth would be like if conditions in the universe were slightly different. The answer: Earth would be different, often in ways that would surprise us. The title chapter, for example, gives us a second moon orbiting closer to Earth than the one we have now. The night sky is a lot brighter, but not forever. Eventually the moons collide, with one more-massive moon emerging after a period during which Earth has a Saturn-like ring. Thescenarios also shed new light on the burgeoning search for life on planets orbiting other stars.Appealing to adult and young adult alike, this book follows on the author's previous bestseller, What if the Moon Didn't Exist?,with completely new scenarios backed by the latest astronomical research. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: St. Martins Press, Inc.
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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