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Author Dillow, Gordon, author.

Title Fire in the sky : cosmic collisions, killer asteroids, and the race to defend Earth / Gordon L. Dillow.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    523.44 DIL    Available
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description ix, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-267) and index.
Contents Impact! -- Miraculous apparitions in the ayre -- Star wounds -- T-rex with a string of pearls -- Asteroid hunters -- Planetary defense -- Asteroid killers -- Asteroid wars -- Epilogue.
Summary "An historical survey about asteroid hits sustained by Earth and the defenses being prepared against future asteroid-caused catastrophe"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Asteroids -- Collisions with Earth.
Near-Earth objects.
Collisions (Astrophysics)
Impact craters.
Earth (Planet) -- Surface.
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