Happy 540th Birthday Nicolaus Copernicus!
To celebrate this landmark in science, we compiled our top space reports. Enjoy!
Eclipse: The Celestial Phenomenon That Changed the Course of History492 pages | Hardcover | Price: $22.45Whether interpreted as an auspicious omen or a sentinel of doom, eclipses have had a profound effect upon our cultural development. Throughout recorded history, they have evoked consternation, fear, and dread�as well as awe and wonderment.
Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather256 pages | Not for SaleFrom the casual conversation starter to the 24-hour cable channels and Web sites devoted exclusively to the subject, everyone talks about weather. There�s even weather in space�and it�s causing major upsets to our modern technological world.
Space weather is… [more]
Severe Space Weather Events–Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report144 pages | Paperback | Price: $31.50The adverse effects of extreme space weather on modern technology–power grid outages, high-frequency communication blackouts, spacecraft anomalies–are well known and well documented, and the physical processes underlying space weather are also generally… [more]
Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society454 pages | Paperback | Price: $60.30From the interior of the Sun, to the upper atmosphere and near-space environment of Earth, and outward to a region far beyond Pluto where the Sun’s influence wanes, advances during the past decade in space physics and solar physics–the disciplines NASA… [more]
The Effects of Solar Variability on Earth’s Climate: A Workshop Report70 pages | Paperback | Price: $33.30On September 8-9, 2011, experts in solar physics, climate models, paleoclimatology, and atmospheric science assembled at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado for a workshop to consider the Sun’s variability over time and… [more]