A comprehensive account of solar astrophysics and how our perception and knowledge of this star have gradually changed as mankind has elucidated ever more of its mysteries. The emphasis here is on the last decade, which has seen three successful solar spacecraft missions: SOHO, Ulysses and Yohkoh. Together, these have confirmed many aspects of the solar standard model and provided new clues to the numerous open questions that remain. The author, a leading researcher in the field, writes in a clear and concise style. Known also for his famous books qAstrophysical Formulaeq, qSun, Earth and Skyq and the prize-winning qWanderers in Spaceq, he has succeeded once again in addressing a complex scientific topic in a very approachable way.As the amount of helium increases, so does the density, producing a higher core temperature to accommodate the ... It can be resolved if the Earth has a long- lasting climate control system that maintained relatively constant surfaceanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Sun from Space|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-04-18|