The Sun (Isaac Asimov's 21st Century Library of the Universe)

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9781591021223: The Sun (Isaac Asimov's 21st Century Library of the Universe)

Of all the portions of the universe we see in the sky, the most spectacular is the Sun. Our very own star, the Sun is ruler of the Solar System. When it is shining, it drowns out everything else. When clouds cover the Sun, the day is gloomy. At night, when the Sun is not overhead, the sky is dark. All the world depends on the Sun. Topics include sunspots, flares, prominences, the Sun's atmosphere, upcoming solar eclipses, and the Sun's vital importance to life on Earth.

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Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) was one of the most gifted and prolific writers of the twentieth century. He became legendary for his inexhaustible creativity, wide-ranging intellectual curiosity, and talent for explaining complex subjects in clear, concise prose. His incredible opus comprised almost five hundred entertaining and illuminating science fiction and nonfiction books.

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"...good review and introduction that should be of interest both to children and the adults reading with them..." -- The Planetary Report, September/October 2004

"...great books for budding astronomer, space scientist, or simply to attract someone's interest into the heavens." -- Artemis Magazine Online Reviews, Summer 2004

"I would recommend these books to any parent seeking to stimulate a love of learning in their child." -- Epinions.com

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