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History of Earth an Illustrated Chroniby William K Hartmann
Synopses & Reviews
The History of Earth combines geology, astronomy, evolution, history, cosmology, and painting to tell the complete and vivid history of that elegant marble known as earth. Main Selection of the Astronomy Book Club. Ages 14-up.
Book News Annotation:
Hartmann is an astronomer, textbook author, and artist; Miller is a former art director at the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. The product of their collaboration holds engaging, informative text dramatized by imaginative paintings and is attractively designed for a general or high school/junior college audience.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-249) and index.
About the Author
William K. Hartmann is the author, most recently, of A Travelers Guide to Mars and co-author of Out of the Cradle. He is an internationally known scientist, writer, and painter, and winner of the first Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society. He has an asteroid—#3341—named after him. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Ron Miller, co-author of Out of the Cradle, is an illustrator known for his astronomical and science fiction paintings, and served as a production illustrator for the movies Dune and Total Recall. He is a fellow of the British Interplanetary Society and member of the Academy of Astronautics. He lives in King George, Virginia.
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