VSI 25: April 2020

April 1, 2020

Continuing our #VSI25 celebration of 25 years of the 'Very Short Introduction' series, for April we're looking to the skies and giving you free access to the first chapter of David A. Rothery's 'Planets: A Very Short Introduction'

How it works: For each featured title we provide free access to the first chapter as well as a reading guide with questions for thought and discussion, written by the author. Over the course of the month we will post additional content on our Facebook group around the featured title to help foster discussion. Read at your own pace, in a group or by yourself, and leave your comments and thoughts on Facebook.

Join the expedition with the first chapter of 'Planets: A Very Short Introduction':

Planets: A Very Short Introduction


The Solar System

What is a planet? How are planets made? What are migrating planets? At what point did we realize that the planets, including Earth, travel around the Sun? ‘The Solar System’ investigates how long people have been aware of the planets, when planets were first identified, when their distance from Earth was first estimated, and how ...

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