Aurora Borealis: The Amazing Northern Lights (Alaska Geographic)

By: Akasofu, Syun-Ichi; Akasofu, S.I.

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0882401246 95 pages. Profusely illustrated in both colour and black and white. Written by one of the world's authorities on auroras, a professor of geophysics at the University of Alaska. "In these pages you will be introduced to the history of auroral science and the development of our understanding of the phenomenon, and we'll explain, in layman's language, what we now know about how the aurora works. Finally, the reasons for auroral study today will be outlined, with particular emphasis on its great relevance to our technological future." - from the introduction. Unmarked. Average wear. Six inch crease to lower corner of illustrated front cover.