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Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun.

Author: Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Exposition Books ; New York : Distributed by Norton, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fire of life.
[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Exposition Books ; New York : Distributed by Norton, ©1981
(OCoLC)624235404
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0895990067 9780895990068
OCLC Number: 7109952
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 262 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Shooting the Sun --
Place in the cosmos --Dynamic Sun --
Giver of life --
Children of the Sun --
Sunpower.

Abstract:

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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