From Our Editors
"Grinspoon clearly loves the subject of this exemplary work, the unfolding of our knowledge of 'Earth's Twin.' . . . His book is full of quirky facts, references to popular culture, clever smiles, and inventive and revealing metaphors and analogies. Photos
From the Publisher
Until very recently, all we really knew about Venus, our nearest planetary neighbor, was that it was roughly the same size and mass as the earth and was surrounded by a thick atmosphere. Then, in 1989, American scientists launched Magellanthe spacecraft that would revolutionize our vision of this mysterious planet. Venus Revealed is t...