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The Resource Our sun : biography of a star, Christopher Cooper ; foreword by David Spergel, PhD, chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University ; preface by Madhulika Guhathakurta, PhD, lead scientist, Living with a star program, NASA

Our sun : biography of a star, Christopher Cooper ; foreword by David Spergel, PhD, chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University ; preface by Madhulika Guhathakurta, PhD, lead scientist, Living with a star program, NASA

Label
Our sun : biography of a star
Title
Our sun
Title remainder
biography of a star
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Cooper ; foreword by David Spergel, PhD, chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University ; preface by Madhulika Guhathakurta, PhD, lead scientist, Living with a star program, NASA
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our Sun reveals the science behind the sun, traces its impact on human history, and reveals its growing importance to our future way of life
Cataloging source
AU@
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Cooper, Christopher
Dewey number
523.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB521.4
LC item number
.C66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spergel, David N.
  • Guhathakurta, Madhulika
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sun
  • Sun
Label
Our sun : biography of a star, Christopher Cooper ; foreword by David Spergel, PhD, chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University ; preface by Madhulika Guhathakurta, PhD, lead scientist, Living with a star program, NASA
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Two's company
  • The structure of our sun.
  • Layers of our sun
  • The solar wind
  • The sun's rotation
  • The sun's magnetism
  • The importance of our sun.
  • How far away is the sun?
  • Let there be light
  • Evolution of sight
  • Introduction.
  • The miracle (and curse) of photosynthesis
  • The worship of our sun
  • The history of our sun.
  • The Aristotelian model
  • The Ptolemaic model
  • Heliocentrism
  • Who invented the telescope?
  • Spectroscopy : shedding light on the movement and composition of stars
  • Modern telescopes
  • The power of our sun.
  • Solar exploration
  • The Earth's magnetosphere
  • Solar power : harnessing the sun's energy
  • Power over power : the perfect storm
  • The solar cycle
  • The future of our sun.
  • Running out of gas
  • The red giant phase
  • The white dwarf phase
  • The black dwarf phase
  • Looking ahead
  • The birth of our sun.
  • The Big Bang
  • The early universe in microwaves
  • Star nurseries
  • Going supernova
  • Fusion : energy of combination
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781937994198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862133356
  • 2068395
  • (OCoLC)862133356
  • (OCoLC)ocn862133356
  • 2068395
Label
Our sun : biography of a star, Christopher Cooper ; foreword by David Spergel, PhD, chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University ; preface by Madhulika Guhathakurta, PhD, lead scientist, Living with a star program, NASA
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Two's company
  • The structure of our sun.
  • Layers of our sun
  • The solar wind
  • The sun's rotation
  • The sun's magnetism
  • The importance of our sun.
  • How far away is the sun?
  • Let there be light
  • Evolution of sight
  • Introduction.
  • The miracle (and curse) of photosynthesis
  • The worship of our sun
  • The history of our sun.
  • The Aristotelian model
  • The Ptolemaic model
  • Heliocentrism
  • Who invented the telescope?
  • Spectroscopy : shedding light on the movement and composition of stars
  • Modern telescopes
  • The power of our sun.
  • Solar exploration
  • The Earth's magnetosphere
  • Solar power : harnessing the sun's energy
  • Power over power : the perfect storm
  • The solar cycle
  • The future of our sun.
  • Running out of gas
  • The red giant phase
  • The white dwarf phase
  • The black dwarf phase
  • Looking ahead
  • The birth of our sun.
  • The Big Bang
  • The early universe in microwaves
  • Star nurseries
  • Going supernova
  • Fusion : energy of combination
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781937994198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862133356
  • 2068395
  • (OCoLC)862133356
  • (OCoLC)ocn862133356
  • 2068395

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