Looking at earth.

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  • English
Westgate Educ. , Hyde, Cheshire
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Open LibraryOL14988904M
ISBN 100304311871

Nor does the book's dispassionate tone seem particularly appropriate; only Astronaut Kathy Sullivan's introduction conveys any awe or even enthusiasm for "the imagery." In short, this book seems in many respects a poor second to Payson Stevens and Kevin Kelley's Embracing Earth (LJ 9/15/92).

- Linn Prentis, Milford, Pa.5/5(1). Looking into the Earth comprehensively describes the principles and applications of both "global" and "exploration" geophysics on all scales.

It forms an introduction to geophysics for geologists, civil engineers, environmental scientists, and field archaeologists. The book is organized into two parts: Part 1 describes the geophysical methods Cited by: Looking Into the Earth comprehensively describes the principles and applications of both 'global' and 'exploration' geophysics on all scales.

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It was the best-selling novel in the United States in both andwon the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction inand was influential in Buck's. Get this from a library. Looking at earth. [Priscilla Strain; Frederick Engle] -- "A Smithsonian Columbus Quincentenary project." A portrait of the earth as seen from spacecraft, revealing aspects of this planet previously hidden from our eyes.

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Confusing, embarrassing and you both walk away feeling dirty. The Earth is a sphere, all the science backs this up. I had a flat Earther try and tell me that the reason the earth appears curved when looking out of a plane window is because the airline industry are in on the conspiracy and all aircraft windows are convex.


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The expansion of scope from Stewart’s earlier book, "America," to "Earth" in this book, may suggest that some future book of his will be titled "Galaxy" and then, perhaps, "Universe". As expected, there is a great deal of smart writing in the book, but there’s also filler material to expand the main ideas (barely) into a book-length /5(K).

Looking at Earth. Home / Products / By Subject / Geography Titles / Looking at Earth; Reading Level: Gr. Interest Level: Gr. K-3 Each book in this exciting series introduces a particular landform on Earth or a force that affects the planet.

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I remember the name being something like Hell's Gate. It's been over 10 years, but I absolutely loved it and really want to read it again. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Smithsonian Columbus Quincentenary project, sponsored in part by the Eastman Kodak Company, Aerial Systems.".

Looking At Earth was produced as part of the Smithsonian Institution's Columbus Quincentenary program. The book is based on some of the research conducted for the highly successful "Looking At Earth" exhibition at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

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Looking back from space, astronaut Edgar Mitchell once called Earth “a sparkling blue and white jewel,” and it does dazzle the eye.

The planet’s palette of colors and textures and shapes—far more than just blues and whites—are spread across the pages of this book. Earth As Seen From The Space Shuttle Discovery. Image Credit: NASA. Another great shot of Earth, looking back over Discovery's shuttle bay.

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Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race is a humor book written by Jon Stewart and other writers of The Daily Show, and is a sequel to America (The Book).

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