The Northern Lights
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 18.12.2007 - 320 Seiten
Science, biography, and arctic exploration coverage in this extraordinary true story of the life and work of Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland, the troubled genius who solved the mysteries of one of nature’s most spectacular displays.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - tnilsson - LibraryThing
Great biography/natural science book. I wish the author had included more about what people thought about the northern lights throughout history, before the 1800s, and a bit more about what we've ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - mbmackay - LibraryThing
Story of Kristian Birkeland, the Norwegian physicist who was first to explain the Northern Lights in 1900 before slipping to drug & alcohol fuelled decline. Read Sept 2006 Vollständige Rezension lesen