Author(s): Marcus Chown
The Photographic Card Deck of the Solar System includes 126, 127 x 127mm cards. An individual planet, moon, asteroid is featured on each card. Additional cards explain scientific phenomenon such as the creation of the solar system, gravitation dead zones, the movement of planets, the possibility of life elsewhere, comets, dark matter, dwarf planets and more. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the topic, while the back of the card includes text and scientific date that illustrated the most interesting and memorable aspects about the particular topic.
The perfect companion to Solar System; These beautiful cards are the perfect way for students to learn about the solar system and they also make an excellent gift for scientists and anyone who enjoys the beauty and diversity of the natural world.
Marcus Chown is an award winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology, he is now cosmology consultant for New Scientist magazine.