Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

The Planets, Paperback / softback Book

The Planets Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

'So staggering you go "whoa!" every few seconds' Guardian 'Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning A companion book to the critically acclaimed BBC series. The bestselling authors of Wonders of the Universe are back with another blockbuster, a groundbreaking exploration of our Solar System as it has never been seen before. Mercury, a lifeless victim of the Sun's expanding power.

Venus, once thought to be lush and fertile, now known to be trapped within a toxic and boiling atmosphere.

Mars, the red planet, doomed by the loss of its atmosphere.

Jupiter, twice the size of all the other planets combined, but insubstantial.

Saturn, a stunning celestial beauty, the jewel of our Solar System.

Uranus, the sideways planet and the first ice giant.

Neptune, dark, cold and whipped by supersonic winds.

Pluto, the dwarf planet, a frozen rock. Andrew Cohen and Professor Brian Cox take readers on a voyage of discovery, from the fiery heart of our Solar System, to its mysterious outer reaches.

They touch on the latest discoveries that have expanded our knowledge of the planets, their moons and how they come to be.

Information

Other Formats

£9.99

£8.19

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Professor Brian Cox   |  View all