By Mark Thompson
An eye-opening and provocative journey of our sunlight method, from certainly one of Britain’s celebrated astronomists.
Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, touring in the course of the universe in your own house undertaking? What wouldn't it be prefer to travel the sunlight process, traveling the sunlight and the planets, taking in every little thing from moons to asteroid belts alongside the best way? What may you spot, and the way might you're feeling? What may you consume? How might you navigate and convey gasoline? How could you survive?
On this epic voyage of discovery, astronomer Mark Thompson takes you on that trip. From easy methods to organize for take-off and the adventure of leaving Earth’s surroundings, to the truth of residing within the confines of a spaceship and the unusual sensation of weightlessness, this is often an experience like no other.
Suit up, strap in, and revel in the ride!
Read or Download A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System PDF
Best engineering books
US military, Technical guide, TM 5-2090-200-12&P, CRADLE, BOAT, 27-FT BRIDGE ERECTION BO (NSN 2090-00-348-8138)
Multiphase polymeric platforms contain a variety of fabrics corresponding to composites, blends, alloys, gels, and interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs). A one-stop reference on multiphase polymer structures, this booklet totally covers the training, homes, and functions of complicated multiphase platforms from macro to nano scales.
This ebook presents a advisor to flow and discretion in bridges for bridge engineers and should let them to attract up layout calculations and necessities for powerful set up, and passable carrier and sturdiness of bearings and joints. it's been absolutely revised and up-to-date based on present codes and layout perform, smooth advancements and items.
Bad sturdiness of concrete is a huge explanation for difficulties in sleek development and civil engineering buildings in all nations: the once a year fee of investigating and repairing deteriorating bolstered concrete constructions runs into many thousands of kilos. This e-book explains the basics of the corrosion of metal in concrete.
- Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World
- How Things Are Made: From Automobiles to Zippers
- Certificación energética en edificios existentes (Spanish Edition)
- The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century
Additional resources for A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System
A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System by Mark Thompson