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The Resource Jupiter and Saturn, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

Jupiter and Saturn, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

Label
Jupiter and Saturn
Title
Jupiter and Saturn
Statement of responsibility
Linda T. Elkins-Tanton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
186134
Cataloging source
NHOM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elkins-Tanton, Linda T
Dewey number
523.45
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The solar system
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jupiter (Planet)
  • Saturn (Planet)
  • Jupiter (Planet)
  • Saturn (Planet)
Label
Jupiter and Saturn, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Jupiter: fast facts about a planet in orbit -- Fundamental information about Jupiter -- What makes gravity? -- The interior of Jupiter -- Materials, temperatures, and pressures -- Elements and isotopes -- What is pressure? -- Magnetic field -- Radio noise -- Jupiter's surface appearance and conditions -- Remote sensing -- Optical depth -- Changes in Jupiter's surface within human history: storms -- Changes in Jupiter's surface within human history: comet Shoemaker-Levy -- Jupiter's rings and moons -- The surprise of Jupiter's rings -- Jupiter's moons -- What are synchronous orbits and synchronous rotation? -- Moment of inertia factor -- Rheology, or how solids can flow -- Missions to Jupiter -- Saturn: fast facts about a planet in orbit -- Fundamental information about Saturn -- Saturn's interior: composition and magnetic field -- Structure, temperature, pressure -- Internal heat production -- Magnetic field -- Saturn's surface appearance and weather -- Saturn's rings and moons -- Rings -- Why are there rings? -- Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712) -- Saturn's moons -- Fossa, sulci, and other terms for planetary landforms -- Stable orbits for small bodies among much larger planets -- Missions to Saturn -- Conclusions: the known and the unknown -- Appendix 1: units and measurements -- Fundamental units -- Comparisons among kelvin, celsius, and fahrenheit -- Useful measures of distance -- Definitions for electricity and magnetism -- Prefixes -- Appendix 2: light, wavelength, and radiation -- Appendix 3: a list of all known moons
Control code
000027164858
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780816051960
Isbn Type
(acidfree paper)
Lccn
2005014190
Label
Jupiter and Saturn, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Jupiter: fast facts about a planet in orbit -- Fundamental information about Jupiter -- What makes gravity? -- The interior of Jupiter -- Materials, temperatures, and pressures -- Elements and isotopes -- What is pressure? -- Magnetic field -- Radio noise -- Jupiter's surface appearance and conditions -- Remote sensing -- Optical depth -- Changes in Jupiter's surface within human history: storms -- Changes in Jupiter's surface within human history: comet Shoemaker-Levy -- Jupiter's rings and moons -- The surprise of Jupiter's rings -- Jupiter's moons -- What are synchronous orbits and synchronous rotation? -- Moment of inertia factor -- Rheology, or how solids can flow -- Missions to Jupiter -- Saturn: fast facts about a planet in orbit -- Fundamental information about Saturn -- Saturn's interior: composition and magnetic field -- Structure, temperature, pressure -- Internal heat production -- Magnetic field -- Saturn's surface appearance and weather -- Saturn's rings and moons -- Rings -- Why are there rings? -- Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712) -- Saturn's moons -- Fossa, sulci, and other terms for planetary landforms -- Stable orbits for small bodies among much larger planets -- Missions to Saturn -- Conclusions: the known and the unknown -- Appendix 1: units and measurements -- Fundamental units -- Comparisons among kelvin, celsius, and fahrenheit -- Useful measures of distance -- Definitions for electricity and magnetism -- Prefixes -- Appendix 2: light, wavelength, and radiation -- Appendix 3: a list of all known moons
Control code
000027164858
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780816051960
Isbn Type
(acidfree paper)
Lccn
2005014190

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