Magnificent Mars by Ken Croswell

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Subjects:

  • Planets & asteroids,
  • Popular astronomy,
  • Popular science,
  • Planets,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Cosmology,
  • Science / General,
  • Mars (Planet)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7927431M
ISBN 100743226011
ISBN 109780743226011

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He earned his Ph.D. in astronomy from Harvard University and lives in Berkeley. 54 quotes from Buzz Aldrin: 'Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. I am the first man to piss his pants on the moon.', 'Mars is there, waiting to be reached.', and 'I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats.

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