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Good. No dust jacket as issued. structurally intact, some faint yellowing to pages, minimal soil and wear, shows some minor edge and corner wear on cover. 275 p. : ill.; 20 cm. Includes Illustrations. Reprint of the Rev. ed. published by Norton, New York. Includes index. The life story of stars along with candid discussion about the moment of Creation and the central problems of human existence in astronomy
This book discusses the physical and chemical makeup of the Sun in our solar system and how this applies to other stars found in the universe. A person who reads this book must have a small amount of general science. The book was written to appeal to the general population who is curious about the stars and their makeup. You will find the math is minimum. It will introduce the reader to the Sun's turbulent surface, how solar activity influence the Earth, The Law of Plasma, the concept of the atom and the energy that an atom has, the definition of a Red Giant and White Dwarf and how they evolve, with a historical perspective of how these theories have evolved over the years. If you are looking for a book that will delve into Astrophysics with a heavy concentration in celestial mechanics this book is not for you.
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