Processing ......
FreeComputerBooks.com
Links to Free Computer, Mathematics, Technical Books all over the World
 
Complete Idiot's Guide to the Sun
网址居 (LinkBasket) - 中英文全球新闻一网打尽!.
  • Title: Complete Idiot's Guide to the Sun
  • Author(s) Jay M. Pasachoff
  • Publisher: Alpha (August 5, 2003)
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • eBook: PDF and PDF Files
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592570747
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592570744
  • Share This:  

Book Description

Everything revolves around it...and now skywatchers and armchair scientists can learn all about the origin and history of the sun. With information on the sun's physical properties; how solar flares, sunspots, and winds on its surface affect Earth's atmosphere and environment; solar and lunar eclipses, transits, and occultations, and early astronomers' discoveries about the sun, including Galileo, Copernicus, Francis Bailey, and the Mayans.

About the Authors
  • Dr. Jay Pasachoff received his Ph.D. in astronomy from Harvard University in 1969. Since 1972, he has been the Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College and the Director of Hopkins Observatory.
Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: Related Book Categories: Read and Download Links: Similar Books:
  • Quantum Computing for the Quantum Curious

    This open access book makes quantum computing more accessible than ever before. It bridges the gap between popular science articles and advanced textbooks by making key ideas accessible with just high school physics as a prerequisite.

  • Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity (Naomi Pasachoff)

    Marie Curie discovered radium and went on to lead the scientific community in studying the theory behind and the uses of radioactivity. She left a vast legacy to future scientists through her research, her teaching, and her contributions to the welfare of humankind.

  • On The Origin of the Human Mind (Andrey Vyshedskiy)

    Using his background in neuroscience, the author offers an elegant, parsimonious theory of the evolution of the human mind and suggests experiments that could be done to test, refute, or validate the hypothesis.

  • New Theory of the Earth (Don L. Anderson)

    This interdisciplinary advanced textbook on the origin, composition, and evolution of Earth's interior provides a complete update of Anderson's Theory of the Earth, including many new sections, figures and tables.

  • Human Physiology (Wikibooks)

    It provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. The focus is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system.

  • Applied Psychology: On The Driving Power Of Thought

    A classic psychology essay that explains why a successful business man in his eighties still wakes up early and reads the papers. It is a matter of developing good habits that makes people successful. This book will teach you how to develop the habits that lead to success.

  • One Two Three ... Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

    Whatever your level of scientific expertise, chances are you'll derive a great deal of pleasure, stimulation, and information from this unusual and imaginative book. It belongs in the library of anyone curious about the wonders of the scientific universe.

  • Hubble's Legacy (Roger D. Launius, et al)

    This book, which includes contributions from historians of science, key scientists and administrators, and one of the principal astronauts who led many of the servicing missions, is meant to capture the history of this iconic instrument.

  • Hubble 25: A Quarter-Century of Discovery with the Telescope

    In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary, explore 25 of Hubble's breathtaking and significant images. Along with companion descriptions and videos, the 25 images highlight the telescope's amazing capabilities.

Book Categories
:
Other Categories
Resources and Links