ISBN10: 0142001163 ISBN13: 9780142001165 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Oct 31 2006 Pages: 276 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A lavishly illustrated account in the tradition of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter explores the creation and evolution of the solar system's planets through a lens of popular culture, drawing on sources from astrology, science fiction, the fine arts, and other genres to chronicle planetary history in a relevant and accessible format for lay readers. Reprint. 200,000 first printing.