990 pages, 6 x 9
An interdisciplinary approach to solar physics, as eighty-nine contributors trace the evolution of the Sun and provide a review of our current understanding of both its structure and its role in the origin and evolution of the solar system.
Well written, accessible to the non-specialist, and extensively cross-referenced. . . . An excellent companion to Solar Interior and Atmosphere, reaching the more exotic parts that a more basic text cannot reach.'—The Observatory
C.P. Sonett is Regents' Professor Emeritus of planetary science at the University of Arizona M.S. Giampapa is a staff astronomer at National Solar Observatory, National Optical Astronomy Observatories.
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