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Zirker, Jack B
The magnetic universe : the elusive traces of an invisible force / J.B. Zirker
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC754.2.M3 Z57 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Magnetic fields
Cosmic magnetic fields
Heliosphere (Ionosphere)
Physical Description ix, 296 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-290) and index
Contents Getting reacquainted with magnetism -- The Earth -- Sunspots and the solar cycle -- The violent sun -- The heliosphere : winds, waves and fields -- The Earth's magnetosphere and space weather -- The planets -- Magnetic fields and the birth of stars -- Abnormal stars -- Compact objects -- The galaxies -- Something from nothing : seed fields

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