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Stephen G. Brush. A History of Modern Planetary Physics. Cambridge University Press. 1996. (3 vols.) 354pp. + 144pp. + 324pp. Volume 1, Nebulous Earth: The Origin of the Solar System and the Core of the Earth from LaPlace to Jeffreys. Volume 2, Transmuted Past: The Age of the Earth and Evolution of the Elements from Lyell to Patterson. Volume 3, Fruitful Encounters: The Origin of the Solar System and of the Moon from Chamberlin to Apollo.

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