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By Coustenis, Athena; Encrenaz, Therese
An engaging account of our quest for habitable environments, recounting fascinating recent discoveries and providing insight into future space missions.
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By Coustenis, Athena; Taylor, Fredric W.
Because of its resemblance to our own planet, Titan is often described as a frozen primitive Earth and is therefore of interest to scientists and laypersons from a range of backgrounds. This book presents comprehensive description of Titan, the satellite of planet Saturn.
Edited by Grasset, O.; Blanc, M.; Coustenis, Athena; Durham, William; Hussmann, H.
This book offers an up-to-date view of what we know and understand of the moons of outer planets. It examines their complexity, their internal differentiation, their geological and/or atmospheric activity, their still poorly known history and evolution.
By Coustenis, Athena; Taylor, Fred
This volume explores one of the most mysterious bodies of the Solar System. The largest satellite of the giant planet Saturn, Titan is unique in being the only known moon with a thick atmosphere. In addition its atmosphere bears a close resemblance to the Earth's, albeit much col...der.Read more
Edited by Grasset, O.; Blanc, M.; Coustenis, Athena; By Durham, William; Edited by Hussmann, H.
Recent space missions to the outer solar system, Galileo (1996-2003) and Cassini-Huygens (2004-today), together with ground observations, have revealed that the moons of the outer solar system are enigmatic objects, introducing extraordinary challenges for geologists, astrobiolog...ists, organic chemists, and planetologists.Read more
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