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An ocean of air : a natural history of the atmosphere

Author: Gabrielle Walker
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We not only live in the air, we live because of it. At ground level air transforms miraculously; it wraps our planet in a blanket of warmth, while the outer layer of our atmosphere soaks up violent  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Walker
ISBN: 9780747592907 074759290X
OCLC Number: 212431465
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Gabrielle Walker.

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'I never knew air could be so interesting' Bill Bryson 'A wonderful lesson in how science works' Simon Singh, Daily Telegraph 'A blend of science writing and historical anecdote that is hard to Read more...

 
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