Our Magnetic Earth
The Science of GeomagnetismBook - 2010
Chicago Distribution Center
For the general public, magnetism often seems more the province of new age quacks, movie mad scientists, and grade-school teachers than an area of actual, ongoing scientific inquiry.
But as Ronald T. Merrill reveals in Our Magnetic Earth, geomagnetism really is an enduring, vibrant area of science, one that offers answers to some of the biggest questions about our planet’s past—and maybe even its future.
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
Characteristics: 261 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm