Fire of life: the Smithsonian book of the Sun

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Smithsonian Exposition Books, Mar 1, 1981 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 262 pages
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Explores man's perception of and relation to the sun from earliest times to the present, discussing the sun's origin, solar energy, and facts and theories that implicate the sun in near-disasters and including hundreds of photographs and illustrations

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Filled with artwork, illustration and color photographs of Sun and light. In spite of the title, of course, there is no "fire" in the Sun-- it is thermonuclear. An inspiration and reference for ... Read full review


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