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The northern lights

Author: Lucy Jago
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Explores how Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland discovered the origins of the Northern Lights.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jago, Lucy.
Northern lights.
New York : Knopf, 2001
(OCoLC)623028571
Named Person: Kr Birkeland; Kr Birkeland; Kristian Olaf Bernhard Birkeland
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Jago
ISBN: 0375409807 9780375409806
OCLC Number: 47045127
Description: xv, 297 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Aurora borealis: Odin's messengers --
Land of the Lapps --
The castle --
A warning --
"Riddle solved!" --
The cannon --
Mad dogs --
The terrella: Explosion! --
The furnace --
Ida --
Looking back from space --
The divine option --
Vast, infinite space --
Zodiacal light: The dusty disc --
War --
Letters from home --
Brittle remains --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lucy Jago.
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Explores how Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland discovered the origins of the Northern Lights.

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