The Solar System and the Earth

The Planets in our Solar System

The Importance of the Sun

Time and Tides – Messages from a Receding Moon

The Earth’s Reversible Magnetic Field

The Global Earthquake Threat

Dust in Space

Recommended Further Reading:

  • The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe Report, Timothy Ferris (Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1997).
  • Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science, John Gribbin (Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1998).
  • Before the Beginning: Our Universe and Others, Martin Ress (Touchstone, 1998).
  • Cosmos, Car Sagan (Abacus, 1995).
  • The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Listening for Life in the Cosmos, Thomas R. McDonough (Wiley, 1987).
  • Creation Revisited: The Origin of Space, Time and the Universe, Peter Atkins (Penguin, 1994).
  • Life of Star, by Nigel Henbrest (Inside Science No. 11, New Scientist, June 2, 1988).
  • Dust in Space, by Nigel Henbest (Inside Science No. 45, New Scientist, 18 May, 1991).
  • Dark Matter and the Universe, by John Gribbin (Inside Science No. 70, New Scientist, 19 March, 1994).