The Origin of the Solar System: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

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Title: The Origin of the Solar System

Author: Josep Maria Trigo I Rodríguez

Translation: Xúlio Trigo I Rodríguez

Publisher: Complutense, S.A.

Year: 2001

ISBN: 84-7491-619-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

As the title indicates, this book clearly and briefly explains the origin of the solar system, its location in our galaxy, the origin of the chemical elements and diversity, the formation of terrestrial and giant gaseous planets, the role of comets, asteroids and meteorites in the study of the evolution of the solar system, other planetary systems in our galaxy, and the habitability of other worlds.

The Origin of the Solar System

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This exciting book takes you on a journey to the formation of the solar system. With its easy to follow black and white illustration you are able to visualize the formation of the solar system. There are eight chapters and 248 pages of simple non-technical language, which help you learn about the triumphs and the struggles that astronomers face as they try to choose among competing theories.

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