Northern Lights: Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

Northern Lights: Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

by Syun-Ichi Akasofu
     
 


Dr. Akasofu explains the solar-driven electromagnetic forces that produce the phenomenon, concisely sums up the state of auroral science today, and ponders aspects of the aurora still not understood. Secrets of the Aurora Borealis tracks the evolution of auroral research and presents peoples fearful and poetic reactions to the lights, as well as early northern…  See more details below

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Dr. Akasofu explains the solar-driven electromagnetic forces that produce the phenomenon, concisely sums up the state of auroral science today, and ponders aspects of the aurora still not understood. Secrets of the Aurora Borealis tracks the evolution of auroral research and presents peoples fearful and poetic reactions to the lights, as well as early northern explorers awe-inspired descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882407555
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
601,511
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Brown is a writer, editor, freelancer, program and book developer, journalist, quilter, mother, grandmother and wife. Her work has been nationally honored for compassionate, insightful depictations of Alaska natives and for children's literature. She began her award-winning literary career in journalism, and in 1984 was the founding editor of 'Heartland", the Sunday magazine of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Later she wrote for the Anchorgae Daily News, then shifted into editing the popular monthly magazine Alaska, with a readership of more than a quarter million. She holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism and a Master of Fine Arts degree.

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