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  • The Sun's Heartbeatby Bob Berman

    Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 12.99

    The beating heart of the sun is the very pulse of life on earth. And from the ancients who plotted its path at Stonehenge to the modern scientists who unraveled the nuclear fusion reaction that turns mass into energy, humankind has sought to solve its mysteries. In this lively biography of the sun, Bob Berman ranges from its stellar birth to its spectacular... more...

  • The Sun, Mercury, and Venusby Linda T Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40

    The Messenger mission to Mercury opened a new window into the inner solar system. In 2008, this mission began a number of years of flybys, culminating in an orbital insertion around Mercury and producing unparalleled observations about this mysterious innermost planet. Mercury orbits so close to the Sun, from the point of view of Earth, that seeing... more...

  • The Sun, Mercury, and Venusby Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50

    Discusses the innermost solar system and the importance of the Sun's energy on orbiting bodies. This volume covers the geological characteristics of Venus in relation to the Sun and the rest of the solar system. It is useful for those interested in understanding the science and history behind the exploration of the three celestial bodies. more...

  • Sun, Earth and Skyby Kenneth Lang

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 69.95

    Written in a light and friendly style, this lavishly illustrated book introduces the Sun and its physics, and describes all aspects of the Sun's interaction with us on Earth. The second edition of this book updates the popular text by providing comprehensive accounts of the most recent discoveries made by five modern solar spacecraft during the... more...

  • Sun, Earth and Skyby Kenneth Lang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book was written for my daughter, Julia; her love and comfort have helped sustain me. It is a pleasure to watch Julia noticing details of every­ thing around her. Children and other curious people perceive worlds that are invisible to most of us. Here we describe some of these natural unseen worlds, from the hid­ den heart of the Sun to our transparent... more...

  • Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System (CAWSES)by Franz-Josef Lübken

    Springer 2012; US$ 229.00

    CAWSES (Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System) is the most important scientific program of SCOSTEP (Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics). CAWSES has triggered a scientific priority program within the German Research Foundation for a period of 6 years. Approximately 30 scientific institutes and 120 scientists were involved in Germany... more...

  • New Eyes on the Sunby John Wilkinson

    Springer 2012; US$ 34.95

    Information collected by satellites recently sent by the USA, the European Space Agency, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Russia to monitor the Sun has changed our knowledge and understanding of the Sun, particularly its effect on Earth. This book presents these findings in a way that will be welcomed by amateur astronomers, students, educators... more...

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