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A field guide to the planets / Professor Sabine Stanley.

Stanley, Sabine, (author,, speaker.). Teaching Company, (production company.).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics. Astronomy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 523.4 STA FIE (Text) 34207002306562 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 523.4 FIE DVD (Text) Discs 1-2 34207002306547 DVDs-Adult Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 523.4 FIE DVD (Text) Discs 3-4 34207002306554 DVDs-Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1629977888
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +  1 course guidebook (iv, 309 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Great Courses, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Course no. 9566.
The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 24 lectures.
Course guidebook located in stacks.
Formatted Contents Note:
How the solar system family is organized -- Mercury, the extreme little planet -- Venus, the veiled greenhouse planet -- Earth: how plate tectonics sets up life -- Orbiting Earth: up through the atmosphere -- Exploring the Earth-Moon system -- Humans on the Moon: a never ending story -- Exploring Mars from space and the ground -- Water on Mars and prospects for life -- Near-Earth asteroids and the asteroid belt -- Mighty Jupiter, the ruling gas giant -- Jupiter's planetlike system of moons -- Saturn and the rings: gravity's masterpiece -- Saturn's moons: Titan to Enceladus -- Uranus: a water world on its side -- Neptune: windy with the wildest moon -- Pluto and Charon: the binary worlds -- Comets, the Kuiper belt, and the Oort cloud -- How our Sun defines our solar system -- A solar system time machine and meteorites -- What the biggest exoplanets reveal -- Closing in on Earthlike exoplanets -- Planets migrated in our early solar system! -- Human futures in the solar system.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Dr. Sabine Stanley, Johns Hopkins University.
Summary, etc.:
"Get to know the planets, moons, asteroids, comets, exoplanets, and more as a distinguished professor reveals the secrets of the solar system."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Planets.
Solar system.
Genre: Lectures.
Science films.
Educational films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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