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Hartmann, William K.

Overview
Works: 70 works in 334 publications in 2 languages and 9,976 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Fiction  Popular works  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Science fiction  Art  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector, Other, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: QB641, 523.2
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Most widely held works about William K Hartmann
 
Most widely held works by William K Hartmann
The grand tour : a traveler's guide to the solar system by Ron Miller( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings, photographs, maps, and diagrams take the reader on a visual visit to thirty-five of Earth's neighbors in space
Searching for golden empires : epic cultural collisions in sixteenth-century America by William K Hartmann( )

12 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lively book recounts the explorations of the first generations of Spanish conquistadors and their Native allies. Author William K. Hartmann brings readers along as the explorers probe from Cuba to the Aztec capital of Mexico City, and then northward through the borderlands to New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, southern California, and as far as Kansas. Characters include Hernan Cortes, the conqueror; the Aztec ruler Motezuma; Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, a famous expedition leader; fray Marcos de Niza, an explorer-priest doomed to disgrace; and Viceroy Antonio Mendoza, the king's representative who tried to keep the explorers under control. Recounting eyewitness experiences that the Spaniards recorded in letters and memoirs, Hartmann describes ancient lifeways from Mexico to the western United States; Aztec accounts of the conquest; discussions between Aztec priests and Spanish priests about the nature of the universe; Cortes's lifelong relationship with his famous Native mistress, Malinche (not to mention the mysterious fate of his wife); lost explorers who wandered from Florida to Arizona; and Marcos de Niza's controversial reports of the 'Seven Cities of Cibola.' Searching for Golden Empires describes how, even after the conquest of Mexico, Cortes remained a 'wildcat' competitor with Coronado in a race to see who could find the 'next golden empire, ' believed to lie in the north. It is an exciting history of the shared story of the United States and Mexico, unveiling episodes both tragic and uplifting"--
A traveler's guide to Mars : the mysterious landscapes of the red planet by William K Hartmann( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the geography and geology of Mars, written in the style of a travel guide
Astronomy : the cosmic journey by William K Hartmann( Book )

48 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moons and planets by William K Hartmann( Book )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of earth : an illustrated chronicle of an evolving planet by William K Hartmann( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings enhance the text through a chronicle of our planet--its origin, its development, and its future
Cycles of fire : stars, galaxies, and the wonder of deep space by William K Hartmann( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines over 100 vivid illustrations and narrative to tell the story of cosmic evolution and reveal dazzling starscapes
Moons and planets; an introduction to planetary science by William K Hartmann( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Mars : the discoveries of Mariner 9 : prepared for the NASA Office of Space Science by William K Hartmann( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the cradle : exploring the frontiers beyond earth by William K Hartmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Japanese and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of astronomy, space, and atmospheric phenomena by David F Tver( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed to aid in the understanding of the general terms that are second nature to professional astronomers ... the definitions are simple and concise, but sufficiently detailed where necessary."--Pref. 16 tables in the appendix listing information on galaxies, nebulae, messier catalogue of interesting celestial objects, etc. Very selective
Origin of the moon by William K Hartmann( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mars underground by William K Hartmann( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A search for a scientist who disappeared while exploring the Martian desert. He is Alwyn Stafford and as the search progresses it becomes clear he has discovered something which other people want kept hidden. A new alien civilization? A first novel by a Mars astronomer
In the stream of stars : the Soviet/American space art book( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronology and evolution of Mars : proceedings of an ISSI workshop, 10-14 April 2000, Bern, Switzerland by R Kallenbach( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book results from a workshop at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland, where geochemists, geophysicists, and photogeologists have combined their expertise to constrain the timescales and geological processes in the evolution of Mars. In order to achieve this goal, the ages of cratered lunar surfaces, which are dated precisely by the radiometric ages of returned samples, have been taken as a reference for the inner solar system chronology. The derived ages of cratered geological units on Mars indicate ongoing geological activity from about 4.5 Gyr ago till modern geologic time. Ancient surfaces involve primordial crustal material with strong magnetization that has remained from Mars' core formation within the first 20 Myr of the solar system, whereas other surfaces were created during major geological processing at about 3-4.5 Gyr ago, probably associated with a denser atmosphere and more fluvial environment, and also to exposures of volcanism. The youngest surfaces indicate volcanism, weathering, gullying, exhumation, and modest water release all operating within the last few 100~Myr, with the youngest detected flows at less than 10 Myr ago. Neither Earth nor Moon offers such a complete geological record. This picture is consistent with radiometric age data of Martian meteorites which indicate that Mars has not only ancient crustal material, as represented in the ALH84001 meteorite, but at least some geologically young igneous rocks with ages of a few 100 Myr. Remote sensing of the Martian surface identifies two broad groups of igneous rock units, basaltic and andesitic, as is confirmed by in-situ chemical analyses at the Pathfinder landing site. Based on these results, the book contains an update on the overall stratigraphic system and geologic processes of the Martian surface, and a recent review on the newest models of the Martian interior structure and on the knowledge about the history of the Martian atmosphere and hydrosphere
The cosmic voyage : through time and space by William K Hartmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cities of gold by William K Hartmann( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newly uncovered documents prove that the priest who first reported the Seven Cities of Cibola in 1539 had not been a fraud, but rather had fallen victim to others' greed and deception, archaeologist Kevin Scott is determined to retrace Coronado's expedition
The universe revealed by Chris Impey( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American desert by William K Hartmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traveller's guide to the solar system by Ron Miller( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A traveler's guide to Mars : the mysterious landscapes of the red planet
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Searching for golden empires : epic cultural collisions in sixteenth-century AmericaA traveler's guide to Mars : the mysterious landscapes of the red planetAstronomy : the cosmic journeyMoons and planetsThe history of earth : an illustrated chronicle of an evolving planetOut of the cradle : exploring the frontiers beyond earthMars undergroundChronology and evolution of Mars : proceedings of an ISSI workshop, 10-14 April 2000, Bern, Switzerland
Alternative Names
Hartmann, W. K.

Hartmann, W. K. 1939-

Hartmann, W. K. (William K.)

Hartmann, W. K. (William K.), 1939-

Hartmann, William Kenneth 1939-

William Hartmann

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William Hartmann astronomo, pittore e saggista statunitense

William K. Hartmann

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William Kenneth Hartmann astrónomo estadounidense

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ويليام كينيث هارتمان عالم فلك أمريكي

ویلیام کنت هارتمن

ウィリアム・ハートマン

ハートマン, ウィリアム・K

威廉·肯尼斯·哈特曼

Languages
English (258)

Japanese (1)