There is no better current resource for those interested in how these important objects help scientists understand the origin and evolution of the solar system.
This is a superb book. The world experts in the subject have been rounded up and have produced a detailed, well-referenced, and thorough overview of our current knowledge of the asteroid population.
—The Observatory Magazine
This book is the bible of asteroid studies, unwaveringly the definitive source of all things asteroid.
—David J. Eicher, editor of Astronomy
Well edited, assembled, and organized, this is an essential text for what will prove to be one of the most exciting frontiers of this millennium.
—The US Review of Books