Nature's Third Cycle
Nature's Third Cycle3.25 12 5 Author: Arnab Rai Choudhuri Narrator: Sean Runnette
The number of sunspots has been found to wax and wane over a period of eleven years. Although this cycle was discovered less than two centuries ago, it is becoming increasingly important for us as human society becomes more dependent on technology. For nearly a century after its discovery, the cause of the sunspot cycle remained completely shrouded in mystery. The 1908 discovery of strong magnetic fields in sunspots made it clear that the eleven-year cycle is the magnetic cycle of the sun. It is only during the last few decades that major developments in plasma physics have at last given us the clue to the origins of the cycle and how the large explosions affecting the earth arise.
Nature's Third Cycle discusses the fascinating science behind the sunspot cycle, and gives an insider's perspective of this cutting-edge scientific research from one of the leaders of the field.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 10H 46Min
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