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Space Security Law  

P.J. Blount

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
Subject:
Space Law
The use and exploration of space by humans is historically implicated with international and national security. Space exploration itself was sparked, in part, by the race to develop ... More

The Surface of Venus  

M.A. Ivanov and J.W. Head

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Mar 2018
This chapter reviews the conditions under which the basic landforms of Venus formed, interprets their nature, and analyzes their local, regional, and global age relationships. The strong ... More

Tectonism of Mercury  

Paul K. Byrne

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Formation and Evolution of the Solar System  

Mikhail Marov

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May 2018
The formation and evolution of our solar system (and planetary systems around other stars) are among the most challenging and intriguing fields of modern science. As the product of a long ... More

Venus in Mesoamerica: Rain, Maize, Warfare, and Sacrifice  

Ivan Šprajc

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Sep 2018
During the last three millennia before the Spanish Conquest, the peoples living in the central and southern parts of modern Mexico and the northern part of Central America evolved into ... More

Vesta and Ceres  

Kevin Righter

Subject:
Small Bodies
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Volcanism on Mercury  

David A. Rothery

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
The history of volcanism on Mercury is almost the entire history of the formation of its crust. There are no recognized tracts of intact primary crust analogous to the Moon’s highland ... More

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