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Author Vita-Finzi, Claudio.

Title The sun : a user's manual / Claudio Vita-Finzi
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 156 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Contents 1. Looking at the sun -- 2. Inside the sun -- 3. The changeable sun -- 4. Sun and climate -- 5. Sun and life -- 6. Sun and health -- 7. Space weather -- 8. Solar energy
Summary "An account of the many ways in which our nearest star affects our planet, how its influence has changed over the last few centuries and millennia, and the extent to which we can predict its future impact ... This book will equip the reader with the knowledge that is required to understand the benefits and dangers the sun can bring"--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-150) and index
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Subject Solar radiation -- Physiological effect.
Solar energy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008925139
ISBN 9781402068812