An Ocean of Air: A Natural History of the Atmosphere (Paperback)Gabrielle Walker (author)
Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 19/05/2008
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We not only live in the air, we live because of it. At ground level air transforms miraculously; it wraps our planet in a blanket of warmth, while the outer layer of our atmosphere soaks up violent flares from the sun. In this fascinating celebration of the Earth's fragile atmosphere, Gabrielle Walker traces a journey of groundbreaking scientific discovery from the first experiments in the Renaissance to recent findings in space.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
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