Tags: INNER planets
- Mars' core and magnetism. Stevenson, David J. // Nature;7/12/2001, Vol. 412 Issue 6843, p214
Reports a study which discussed the detection of magnetized crust on Mars and provided insight about the history and nature of the Martian core. Core formation; Discussion on the discovery of Martian magnetism; Dynamo mechanism of the planet; Required cooling rates.
- Venus: The Earth's Twin? Bracher, Katherine // Mercury;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p11
Presents information on the planet Venus. Differences between Earth and Venus; Rotation period of Venus on its axis; Information on the atmosphere of Venus.
- Introduction. Balogh, Andr�; Ksanfomality, Leonid; Steiger, Rudolf // Space Science Reviews;Oct2007, Vol. 132 Issue 2-4, p183
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by John Harmon on the continuously improved radar imaging of Mercury by the Goldstar radar and by the Arecibo giant dish and another by Leonid Ksanformality on the features of Mercury.
- Earth will be OK, but for us it's not so good. // New Scientist;10/3/2009, Vol. 204 Issue 2728, p3
No abstract available.
- THE EARTH. Coupe, Robert // Planets;2003, p14
Earth's surface is mostly covered with water. It is away from the sun. If the earth were closer to the sun, it would be too hot for water to exist. However, if it were further away, water would be frozen as ice.
- MARS. Coupe, Robert // Planets;2003, p18
The warmest days are extremely cold on mars. A day on this planet is about as long as a day on earth. Scientists believe that only the simplest forms of life could exist on the planet.
- Research suggests a recipe for a lighter core for Earth--... Ladbury, Ray // Physics Today;Mar98, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p17
Discusses about the formation of Earth's core and its evolution prior to core formation. Light elements that could be present in substantial amounts in the core; Equilibrium point in the reaction between iron and hydrous silicate melt; Determining the high-pressure and -temperature properties...
- And Then There Were 8. // Scholastic Math;12/11/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p3
A quiz about the diameter of the Earth is presented.
- Mars, Up Close. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;9/15/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p3
Describes the planet Mars at a closer look.