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Total eclipses of the sun

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Total eclipses of the sun
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Total eclipses of the sun
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Language
eng
Summary
Eclipses have captured attention and sparked curiosity about the cosmos since the first appearance of humankind. Having been blamed for everything from natural disasters to the fall of kings, they are now invaluable tools for understanding many celestial as well as terrestrial phenomena. This clear, easy-to-understand guide explains what causes total eclipses and how they can be used in experiments to examine everything from the dust between the planets to general relativity. A new chapter has been added on the eclipse of July 11, 1991 (the great Hawaiian eclipse). Originally publishe
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Princeton Science Library
Total eclipses of the sun
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Total eclipses of the sun
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7zv4tp
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Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the Paperback Edition; Preface ; 1. Thirty Centuries of Eclipse Watching; 2. Eclipses Explained; 3. Time, Tide, and Gravity ; 4. The Chromosphere ; 5. The Solar Corona ; 6. Interplanetary Dust; 7. The Earth's Atmosphere ; 8. Waves in the Earth's Atmosphere ; 9. A Test of General Relativity ; 10. ""I Got Rythm, You Got Rhythm""; 11. Future Experiments: Is the Sun Shrinking?; 12. The Great Hawaiian Eclipse ; Postscript ; Glossary; Index
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Expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (243 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863990
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote

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