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Leading experts from the Museum give a compelling and up-to-date introduction to those mysterious objects: meteorites.

'wonderful selection of vivid imagery' - BBC Sky at Night Magazine

'an excellent introductory text' - Astronomy Now

ISBN: 978 0 565 09239 9

Author: Caroline Smith, Sara Russell and Gretchen Benedix

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£ 9.99


From bad omens to parent bodies and the latest research in meteoritics, find out all about meteorites, where they come from and what they tell us about our Solar System.

The book also shows how meteorites contain invaluable information about planets beyond Earth, both within our Solar System and around other stars.

  • mix of photographs, diagrams and maps
  • fully-illustrated with all the latest information on key meteorite falls

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