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Wanderers in space

exploration and discovery in the solar system

by Kenneth R. Lang

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Solar system.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-313) and index.

    StatementKenneth R. Lang, Charles A. Whitney.
    ContributionsWhitney, Charles Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB501 .L26 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1850025M
    ISBN 100521249767, 0521422523
    LC Control Number90001473

    "Straddling the fine line between outer space and the world we know, The Wanderers is a breathtakingly honest and incredibly beautiful examination of the heart and soul of humankindThis is a book that isn’t like anything you’ve ever read before." —Newsweek "Howrey subtly explores the tensions between our inner and projected selves. Praise “Phenomenal. A transcendent, cross-cultural and cross-planetary journey into the mysteries of space and self Howrey’s expansive vision left me awestruck.”—Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being “Straddling the fine line between outer space and the world we know, The Wanderers is a breathtakingly honest and incredibly beautiful examination of .

    "Phenomenal. A transcendent, cross-cultural and cross-planetary journey into the mysteries of space and self Howrey's expansive vision left me awestruck.”—Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being "Straddling the fine line between outer space and the world we know, The Wanderers is a breathtakingly honest and incredibly beautiful examination of the heart and .   Fiction Released Ma Pages Bottom Line: Read it. Affiliate Link: Buy from Amazon Source: Purchased (published by G.P. Putnam) Headline. The Wanderers will appeal to fans of Andy Weir’s The Martian (), but manages to be its own thing entirely in a more psychological, less page-turnery way and is the most unique book I’ve read all year.

    This book presents the results of a voyage of discovery in the solar system recording more than two decades of extraordinary accomplishments. It includes numerous photos from spacecraft as well as a few works of modern art. Contents: 1. Worlds in motion. 2. The Moon: stepping stone to the planets. 3. Mercury: a battered world. 4. Venus: the veiled planet. 5. The restless Earth. 6. Cited by: 1. "Meg Howrey has perfectly captured the pull of outer space, the joy of exploration, the power of human endeavour and our thirst for freedom - and within that she shows us too the ties that root us to Earth, the love and loss, the humour and fragility that make us who we are. The Wanderers is an astounding, insightful, exhilarating ride.".


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Wanderers in space by Kenneth R. Lang Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Straddling the fine line between outer space and the world we know, The Wanderers is a breathtakingly honest and incredibly beautiful examination of the heart and soul of humankindThis is a book that isn’t like anything you’ve ever read before." —Newsweek "Howrey subtly explores the tensions between our inner and projected selves/5().

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Planets: (Greek: planetai = "wanderers") Points of light that move relative to the "fixed" stars. Stay within a few degrees of the Ecliptic Follow complex paths that take between 88 d (Mercury) and 30 y (Saturn) to complete a circuit through the Zodiac. Five Classical Planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, & Saturn.

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Everyone in their lives is changed by space. It was the aim of Wanderers to serve the entities of this planet in whatever way was requested and it was also the aim of Wanderers that their vibratory patterns might lighten the planetary vibration as a whole, thus ameliorating the effects of planetary disharmony and palliating any results of this disharmony.

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