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The Resource Chasing the sun : the epic story of the star that gives us life, Richard Cohen

Chasing the sun : the epic story of the star that gives us life, Richard Cohen

Label
Chasing the sun : the epic story of the star that gives us life
Title
Chasing the sun
Title remainder
the epic story of the star that gives us life
Statement of responsibility
Richard Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a chronicle of humanity's historical, mythological and scientific relationship with the sun, drawing on various world cultures to explore such topics as the religious beliefs of Ancient Egypt, Galileo's early discoveries of sun spots and the modern world's efforts to address global warming
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Richard
Dewey number
523.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
QB521
LC item number
.C625 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sun
  • Astronomy
  • Science and civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Science and civilization
  • Sun
  • Sun
  • Astronomy
  • Science and civilization
Label
Chasing the sun : the epic story of the star that gives us life, Richard Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sunrise : Mount Fuji -- The sun before science : Telling stories ; Celebrating the seasons ; The three thousand witnesses ; Terrors of the sky -- Discovering the sun : The first astronomers ; Enter the Greeks ; Gifts of the Yellow Emperor ; The sultan's turret ; The Earth moves ; Strange seas of thought ; Eclipses and enlightenment ; The sun dethroned -- The sun on Earth : Sunspots ; The qualities of light ; Beneath the beating sun ; Skin deep ; The breath of life ; The dark biosphere -- Harnessing the sun : The heavenly guide ; Of calendars and dials ; How time goes by ; The sun in our pocket -- Inspired by a star : The vital symbol ; Drawing on the sun ; Negative capabilities ; Talk of the day ; Busie Old Foole ; The rising star of politics -- The sun and the future : Over the horizon ; Under the weather ; The impossible and beyond ; The death of the sun -- Sunset : the Ganges
Control code
ocn537641228
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 574 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400068753
Lccn
2010005885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400068753
  • (OCoLC)537641228
Label
Chasing the sun : the epic story of the star that gives us life, Richard Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sunrise : Mount Fuji -- The sun before science : Telling stories ; Celebrating the seasons ; The three thousand witnesses ; Terrors of the sky -- Discovering the sun : The first astronomers ; Enter the Greeks ; Gifts of the Yellow Emperor ; The sultan's turret ; The Earth moves ; Strange seas of thought ; Eclipses and enlightenment ; The sun dethroned -- The sun on Earth : Sunspots ; The qualities of light ; Beneath the beating sun ; Skin deep ; The breath of life ; The dark biosphere -- Harnessing the sun : The heavenly guide ; Of calendars and dials ; How time goes by ; The sun in our pocket -- Inspired by a star : The vital symbol ; Drawing on the sun ; Negative capabilities ; Talk of the day ; Busie Old Foole ; The rising star of politics -- The sun and the future : Over the horizon ; Under the weather ; The impossible and beyond ; The death of the sun -- Sunset : the Ganges
Control code
ocn537641228
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 574 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400068753
Lccn
2010005885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400068753
  • (OCoLC)537641228

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