Journals Higher Education

$39.95

Hardcover

Published: 29 March 2015

304 Pages | 78 b/w illustrations

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199674756


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Nature's Third Cycle

A Story of Sunspots

Arnab Rai Choudhuri

  • First popular science book explaining the science behind sunspots and their 11-year cycle
  • Discusses how solar events influence the earth (sometimes causing huge disruptions to human activities) and can have long-term impact on the climate
  • Gives an account of how this research field developed from the point of view of an active scientist, describing the human drama of cutting-edge research
  • Gives a non-technical and up-to-date introduction to the theory of stellar structure, one of the most important classical topics in astrophysics
  • Gives a non-technical introduction to plasma physics and its applications - a major area of scientific research at the present time
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