An insight into the weather, featuring information on weather on earth and on other planets of the solar system including Mars. Examines the effects of comets on terrestrial weather, with an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect, and weather anecdotes.
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John Gribbin is the author of nearly 100 popular science books, including the best-selling IN SEARCH OF SCHRODINGER'S CAT. He has received awards for his writing both in the United States and in Britain. The holder of a PhD in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge, he still maintains links with research as a Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex, and was a member of a team there that measured the age of the Universe. While still a student, he received the prestigious Annual Award of the Gravity Research Foundation in the United States, the only student, and the first Englishman working in England, ever to receive this award.
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Book Description Constable, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0094765308