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Planets, The by Byron Preiss

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Published by Spectra .
Written in English


  • Science: General Issues,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Open LibraryOL7825950M
ISBN 100553347837
ISBN 109780553347838

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There are more planets than stars in our galaxy. The current count orbiting our star: eight.. The inner, rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and outer planets are gas giants Jupiter and Saturn and ice giants Uranus and Neptune.. Beyond Neptune, a newer class of smaller worlds called dwarf planets reign, including perennial favorite Pluto. Environmentalists have pointed out that Dune 's popularity as a novel depicting a planet as a complex—almost living—thing, in combination with the first images of Earth from space being published in the same time period, strongly influenced environmental movements such as the establishment of the international Earth read by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, . The novel tells the tale of three human explorers from Earth who visit a planet orbiting the star Betelgeuse, in which great apes are the dominant intelligent and civilized species, whereas humans are reduced to a savage animal-like state. 1 Plot 2 Publication history 3 AdaptationsAuthor: Pierre Boulle. Or it’s a fun science fiction book about chimps, orangutans and gorillas ruling a planet. Written by Pierre Boule and first published in , as La Planète des singes, this bears a closer literary resemblance to Edgar Rice Burroughs or Jules Verne than to modern science fiction.4/5.