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The Secret Life of the Sun

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The sun is more active now than it's been for a decade, sending eruptions of super-heated plasma and vast waves of radiation towards Earth-with the potential to disrupt our lives in dramatic ways. Using satellite images and the expertise of Britain's leading solar scientists, Kate Humble and Helen Czerski reveal the inner workings of our very own star, and the influence its cycles of activity have on our planet.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2013
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 881398495
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 21, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 4-12.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (59 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Decoding the Sun (2:05) --
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (2:22) --
Solar Cycle (1:49) --
Solar Eclipse (3:41) --
Photographing the Corona (2:40) --
Witnessing a Total Eclipse (4:20) --
Confirming Solar Maximum (1:07) --
Internal Solar Structure (2:11) --
Recreating the Solar Fusion Process (5:19) --
Sunlight's Odyssey (2:05) --
Solar Magnetic Fields (3:00) --
Solar Winds (1:11) --
Aurora Borealis (3:40) --
Earth's Magnetic Field (3:53) --
Coronal Mass Ejections (2:05) --
Solar Storm Threats (2:28) --
Solar Storm Warning System (4:31) --
Sunspots (3:19) --
Grand Solar Minimum (4:32) --
Solar Time Scale (1:39) --
Credits: The Secret Life of the Sun (1:05).
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Abstract:

The sun is more active now than it's been for a decade, sending eruptions of super-heated plasma and vast waves of radiation towards Earth-with the potential to disrupt our lives in dramatic ways. Using satellite images and the expertise of Britain's leading solar scientists, Kate Humble and Helen Czerski reveal the inner workings of our very own star, and the influence its cycles of activity have on our planet.

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