The Planets by Dava Sobel
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The Planets Summary
With her blockbuster New York Times bestsellers Longitude and Galileos Daughter, Dava Sobel used her rare and luminous gift for weaving difficult scientific concepts into a compelling story to garner rave reviews and attract readers from across the literary spectrum. Now, in The Planets, Sobel brings her full talents to bear on what is perhaps her most ambitious subject to datethe planets of our solar system.
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'This resonant and eclectic collectioninformative, entertaining and poeticis a joy to read.' - PW.
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Dava Sobel Author Biography
Dava Sobel (b. 1947), a former New York Times science reporter, is the author of Longitude, Galileo's Daughter and The Planets. In her thirty years as a science journalist she has written for many magazines, including Audubon, Discover, Life and The New Yorker, served as a contributing editor to Harvard Magazine and Omni, and co-authored five books, including Is Anyone Out There? with astronomer Frank Drake.