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15 million degrees : a journey to the centre of the Sun / Lucie Green

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Creatore: Green, Lucie, author Visualizza persona
Titolo: 15 million degrees : a journey to the centre of the Sun / Lucie Green
Link to work: 15 million degrees Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London : Viking, 2016
Estensione: 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Tipo formato: unmediated
Tipo contenuto: text
Tipo supporto: volume
Disciplina: 523.7
Soggetto geografico: Sun
Sun -- Popular works
Classificazione LOC: QB521.4 .G73 2016
Contenuto supplementare: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sommario/riassunto: Light takes 8 minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun. But its journey within the Sun takes hundreds of thousands of years. What is going on in there? What are light and heat? How does the Sun produce them? In this adventure, you'll travel inside the Sun to discover what it's made of and how it works (including what it sounds like), how stars create the elements and the Northern Lights, how scientists came to understand the Sun, the latest research in solar physics, and how a solar storm could threaten everything we know.
Varianti del titolo: Fifteen million degrees
ISBN: 9780670922185
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 004274238
Lo trovi qui: New York University