I definitely look forward to reading more of this author's books.
I strongly recommend this book to anyone seeking a better understanding of the Sun, the history and culture of science or the process of scientific inquiry.
Before going into any details I must congratulate the author of this work for his expectional writing style and brilliant research.
Paid about 9 bucks including shipping. Worth the money. Everyone was raving on how good the book was written. It was fast reading most of the time.Published 6 months ago by GRAHAM ROBERTS
Good book. Moved a little slow for me but was full of good information. I was surprised I just couldn't get into it.Published 7 months ago by Chris
This is a well-researched, well-written book about the pioneers of solar astronomy. The author does an excellent job in humanizing the actors in this story.Published 10 months ago by Douglas M. Keenan
Clark explores the history of modern astronomy and its study of the sun, building his tale around Richard Carrington, whose name has been applied to the event he documented, a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Wombat the Bookworm
The book arrived in perfect condition and in a timely fashion. Price was reasonable. An interesting historic account of sunspot activity that is not widely known (as far as I can... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Brian Ingalls
Wonderful story about some of the history of astronomy, beautifully crafted, and beautifully written. I could not put this book down!Published 14 months ago by Mistercrisp
One of the best, if not the best accounts of the EMP event in 1859. A must for anyone interested about the Sun's potential threats to modern day living and our energy system. Read morePublished 16 months ago by OBWONdotNET
Thoroughly enjoyed the accounting of the early work on data gathering of solar events. The narative was OK, but was a bit simplistic at times. Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by Clifford Benson
Being involved in radio communications, and having some knowledge about the sunspot cycle and it's affects, this book caught my eye. Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Pete Jordan