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Into The Heart Of Our World A Journey To The Center Of The Earth A Remarkable Voyage Of Scientific Discovery

Author : David Whitehouse
ISBN : 1605989592
Genre : Science
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An enthralling and extraordinary adventure vividly charting the mysteries of the deep Earth, the history of our planet, and the latest discoveries about its inner core.

Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

Author : David Whitehouse
ISBN : 9780297608813
Genre : Science
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The journey to the centre of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 3,000 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of Mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals . . . Our planet appears tranquil from outer space. And yet the arcs of volcanoes, the earthquake zones and the auroral glow rippling above our heads are testimony to something remarkable happening inside . . . For thousands of years these phenomena were explained in legend and myth. Only in recent times has the brave new science of seismology emerged. One hundred and fifty years after the extraordinary, imaginative feat of Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, David Whitehouse embarks on a voyage of scientific discovery into the heart of our world.

Spying On Whales

Author : Nick Pyenson
ISBN : 9780735224575
Genre : Nature
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“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature Called “the best of science writing” (Edward O. Wilson) and named a best book by Popular Science, a dive into the secret lives of whales, from their four-legged past to their perilous present. Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized creatures into animals that move like fish, breathe like us, can grow to 300,000 pounds, live 200 years and travel entire ocean basins. Whales fill us with terror, awe, and affection--yet there is still so much we don't know about them. Why did it take whales over 50 million years to evolve to such big sizes, and how do they eat enough to stay that big? How did their ancestors return from land to the sea--and what can their lives tell us about evolution as a whole? Importantly, in the sweepstakes of human-driven habitat and climate change, will whales survive? Nick Pyenson's research has given us the answers to some of our biggest questions about whales. He takes us deep inside the Smithsonian's unparalleled fossil collections, to frigid Antarctic waters, and to the arid desert in Chile, where scientists race against time to document the largest fossil whale site ever found. Full of rich storytelling and scientific discovery, Spying on Whales spans the ancient past to an uncertain future--all to better understand the most enigmatic creatures on Earth.

A Journey To The Interior Of The Earth

Author : Jules Verne
ISBN : 9781920265021
Genre : Fiction
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"A Journey to the Interior of the Earth" is Jules Verne's classic science fiction adventure about Professor Liedenbrock and his nephew Axel who discover an ancient document written by an Icelandic adventurer who went to the center of the earth many years before. Being the ever-ardent discoverer and scientist, Professor Liedenbrock immediately sets off to Iceland, taking Axel along with him. Together with their guide, Hans, they enter the weird and wonderful world deep beneath the surface of the earth. They have to endure many dangers along the way, frequently threatening to bring their journey to an abrupt end and leave them to die in a place where no one will ever find them. Will the three adventurers be able to survive all the perils of this concealed world and live to tell their tale?

The London Journal And Weekly Record Of Literature Science And Art

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The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN : OSU:32435022190276
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London Calling

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Genre : Radio
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Includes announcements of BBC short wave programs

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437123080943
Genre : Law
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Saturday Review

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Video Sourcebook

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 1414400993
Genre : Performing Arts
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From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

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