The University of Arizona

    
Advanced Search
Catalogs The Books The Store News and Events Contact
Cover
The Solar System Beyond Neptune
Edited by M. A. Barucci; H. Boehnhardt; D. P. Cruikshank; A. Morbidelli; Renee Dotson
592 pp. / 8.50 in x 11.00 in / 2008
Cloth (978-0-8165-2755-7) [s]
  
Series
  - Space Science Series

Related Interest
  - Earth and Space Sciences


A new frontier in our solar system opened with the discovery of the Kuiper Belt and the extensive population of icy bodies orbiting beyond Neptune. Today the study of all of these bodies, collectively
Winner of a PROSE award spronsored by the Association of American Publishers in the cosmology/astronomy category.


This research is the astronomical equivalent to sequencing dinosaur DNA.

— Meteoritics and Planetary Science

The new volume in the Space Science Series offers the most up-to-date picture of our solar system's farthest regions. The Solar System Beyond Neptune brings the reader to the forefront of our current understanding and points the way to further advancement in the field, making it a good resource for researchers and students in the planetary sciences.

— Spaceflight





referred to as trans-Neptunian objects, reveals them to be frozen time capsules from the earliest epochs of solar system formation. This new volume in the Space Science Series, with one hundred contributing authors, offers the most detailed and up-to-date picture of our solar system's farthest frontier. Our understanding of trans-Neptunian objects is rapidly evolving and currently constitutes one of the most active research fields in planetary sciences. The Solar System Beyond Neptune brings the reader to the forefront of our current understanding and points the way to further advancement in the field, making it an indispensable resource for researchers and students in planetary science.


Top of Page


Orders:
(800) 621-2736
Office:
(520) 621-1441

© 2008 The University of Arizona Press
Main Library Building, 5th Floor
1510 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055