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The Sun is a Shine

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Editor: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 1459826280
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A gentle and poetic board book about weather systems across the world. Young readers will enjoy meeting children from around the globe and experiencing the phenomena of the sky as each child thanks Mother Earth for bringing the sun, wind, rain, snow, lightning and thunder to them. Magical illustrations enhance evocative text in a delightful blend of cultural diversity, geography, science, rich language and gratitude. The sun is a shine, that wakens the day, sparkles the dew, makes everything new. Miigwetch, merci, golden Sun. Thank you, thank you, shining one.

Facing the Sun

Facing the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janice Lynn Mather
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1534406069
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants meets The Education of Margot Sanchez in this Caribbean-set story about four friends who experience unexpected changes in their lives during the summer when a hotel developer purchases their community’s beloved beach. Change is coming to Pinder Street… Eve is the rock in her family of seven, the one they always depend on. But when her dad is diagnosed with cancer, she wants nothing more than to trade her worries for some red lipstick and a carefree night. Faith is the dancer all the boys want, but she only has eyes for the one she can’t have. Only thing is, all the flirting in the world can’t distract her from her broken home life...or the secrets that she hides. KeeKee is the poet who won’t follow the rules, not even to please her estranged father. But after a horrible betrayal, she’ll have to choose between being right and losing everyone she loves. Nia is the prisoner longing to escape her overprotective mother. A summer art program might be her ticket to freedom, yet it comes with a terrible price—and the risk may not be worth the reward. Ready or not, it’s time for these four friends to face the sun.

Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paula McLain
Editor: Bond Street Books
ISBN: 0385677227
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Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers to Kenya in the 1920s, where the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer and aviator Beryl Markham tells the story of her life among the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in colonial East Africa--and the complicated love triangle she shared with the white hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya as a small child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised both by her father--a racehorse trainer--and the native Kipsigis tribe on her father's land. Her unconventional upbringing transforms her into a daring young woman, with a love of all things wild, but everything she knows and trusts dissolves when her father's farm goes bankrupt. Reeling from the scandal and heartbreak, Beryl is catapulted into a disastrous marriage at the age of 16. Finally she makes the courageous decision to break free, forging her own path as a horse trainer and shocking high society in the process. The British colony has never seen a woman as determined and fiery as Beryl. Before long, she catches the eye of the fascinating and bohemian Happy Valley set, including writer Karen Blixen and her lover Denys Finch Hatton, who will later be immortalized in Blixen's memoir, Out of Africa. The three become embroiled in a complex triangle that changes the course of Beryl's life, setting tragedy in motion while awakening her to her truest self and her fate: to fly.

Taming the Sun

Taming the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Varun Sivaram
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262345617
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Taming the Sun by Varun Sivaram Summary

How solar could spark a clean-energy transition through transformative innovation—creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems. Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What's more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year. But in Taming the Sun, energy expert Varun Sivaram warns that the world is not yet equipped to harness erratic sunshine to meet most of its energy needs. And if solar's current surge peters out, prospects for replacing fossil fuels and averting catastrophic climate change will dim. Innovation can brighten those prospects, Sivaram explains, drawing on firsthand experience and original research spanning science, business, and government. Financial innovation is already enticing deep-pocketed investors to fund solar projects around the world, from the sunniest deserts to the poorest villages. Technological innovation could replace today's solar panels with coatings as cheap as paint and employ artificial photosynthesis to store intermittent sunshine as convenient fuels. And systemic innovation could add flexibility to the world's power grids and other energy systems so they can dependably channel the sun's unreliable energy. Unleashing all this innovation will require visionary public policy: funding researchers developing next-generation solar technologies, refashioning energy systems and economic markets, and putting together a diverse clean energy portfolio. Although solar can't power the planet by itself, it can be the centerpiece of a global clean energy revolution. A Council on Foreign Relations Book

Staring at the Sun

Staring at the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470894016
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Staring at the Sun by Irvin D. Yalom Summary

Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Yalom helps us recognize that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. Such recognition is often catalyzed by an "awakening experience"—a dream, or loss (the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job or home), illness, trauma, or aging. Once we confront our own mortality, Dr. Yalom writes, we are inspired to rearrange our priorities, communicate more deeply with those we love, appreciate more keenly the beauty of life, and increase our willingness to take the risks necessary for personal fulfillment.

After the Sun

After the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonas Eika
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593329112
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After the Sun by Jonas Eika Summary

“Relentlessly thrilling . . . an orgy of the unpredictable.” —New York Times Book Review “Like Thomas Pynchon taking on late capitalism. . . . surrealistic, granular in its details, and concerned with social entropy and desperate attempts at communion.” —Wall Street Journal From a major new international voice, mesmerizing, inventive fiction that probes the tender places where human longings push through the cracks of a breaking world. Under Cancún’s hard blue sky, a beach boy provides a canvas for tourists’ desires, seeing deep into the world’s underbelly. An enigmatic encounter in Copenhagen takes an IT consultant down a rabbit hole of speculation that proves more seductive than sex. The collapse of a love triangle in London leads to a dangerous, hypnotic addiction. In the Nevada desert, a grieving man tries to merge with an unearthly machine. After the Sun opens portals to our newest realities, haunting the margins of a globalized world that’s both saturated with yearning and brutally transactional. Infused with an irrepressible urgency, Eika’s fiction seems to have conjured these far-flung characters and their encounters in a single breath. Juxtaposing startling beauty with grotesquery, balancing the hyperrealistic with the fantastical—“as though the worlds he describes are being viewed through an ultraviolet filter,” in one Danish reviewer's words—he has invented new modes of storytelling for an era when the old ones no longer suffice.

Rise to the Sun

Rise to the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leah Johnson
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338662244
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Rise to the Sun by Leah Johnson Summary

From the author of You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson delivers a stunning novel about being brave enough to be true to yourself, and learning to find joy even when times are unimaginably dark. Olivia is an expert at falling in love . . . and at being dumped. But after the fallout from her last breakup has left her an outcast at school and at home, she’s determined to turn over a new leaf. A crush-free weekend at Farmland Music and Arts Festival with her best friend is just what she needs to get her mind off the senior year that awaits her. Toni is one week away from starting college, and it’s the last place she wants to be. Unsure about who she wants to become and still reeling in the wake of the loss of her musician-turned-roadie father, she’s heading back to the music festival that changed his life in hopes that following in his footsteps will help her find her own way forward. When the two arrive at Farmland, the last thing they expect is to realize that they’ll need to join forces in order to get what they’re searching for out of the weekend. As they work together, the festival becomes so much more complicated than they bargained for. Olivia and Toni will find that they need each other, and music, more than they ever could have imagined. Packed with irresistible romance and irrepressible heart, bestselling author Leah Johnson delivers a stunning and cinematic story about grief, love, and the remarkable power of music to heal and connect us all.

The Sun Recorded Through History

The Sun Recorded Through History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.M. Vaquero,M. Vázquez
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387927905
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The Sun Recorded Through History by J.M. Vaquero,M. Vázquez Summary

The Sun is nowadays observed using di?erent techniques that provide an almost instantaneous 3-D map of its structure. Of particular interest is the studyofthevariabilityinthesolaroutputproducedbythedissipationofm- netic energy on di?erent spatial and temporal scales – the so-called magnetic activity. The 11-year cycle is the main feature describing this phenomenon. Apart from its intrinsic scienti?c interest, this topic is worth studying because of the interaction of such processes with the terrestrial environment. A ?eet of space and ground-based observatories are currently monitoring the behaviour of our star on a daily basis. However, solar activity varies not only on this decadal time-scale, as has been attested mainly through two methods: (a) records of the number of sunspots observed on the solar surface from 1610, and (b) the records of 14 10 cosmogenic isotopes, such as Cand Be, measured in tree-rings and i- cores, respectively. The study of the long-term behaviour of solar activity may be comp- mented by the study of historical accounts describing phenomena directly or indirectly related to solar activity. Numerous scienti?c and non-scienti?c d- uments have reported these events and we can make use of them as a proxy of solar activity in past times.

Out of the Sun

Out of the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Esi Edugyan
Editor: House of Anansi
ISBN: 1487009887
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Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan Summary

An insightful exploration and moving meditation on identity, art, and belonging from one of the most celebrated writers of the last decade. What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins, when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are, as individuals, as nations, as human beings? Through the lens of visual art, literature, film, and the author’s lived experience, Out of the Sun examines Black histories in art, offering new perspectives to challenge us. In this groundbreaking, reflective, and erudite book, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize winner and internationally bestselling author Esi Edugyan illuminates myriad varieties of Black experience in global culture and history. Edugyan combines storytelling with analyses of contemporary events and her own personal story in this dazzling first major work of non-fiction.

Where is the Sun?

Where is the Sun? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tamar Johnson
Editor: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1525597175
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Where is the Sun? by Tamar Johnson Summary

The sun is hiding behind the clouds, and Lea can’t see it at all. While she and her mom run their errands for the day, Lea searches for the sun. To everyone’s delight, she finds it over and over: beaming through windows, shining in people’s eyes, and flashing in water. Each time she finds the sun, Lea shows the people around her that beauty and joy are everywhere. This heart-warming story reminds readers happiness in unexpected places, and to not be afraid to make their own.

The Sun from Space

The Sun from Space Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth R. Lang
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540769536
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The First Edition of The Sun from Space, completed in 1999, focused on the early accomplishments of three solar spacecraft, SOHO, Ulysses, and Yohkoh, primarily during a minimum in the Sun’s 11-year cycle of magnetic activity. The comp- hensive Second Edition includes the main ndings of these three spacecraft over an entire activity cycle, including two minima and a maximum, and discusses the signi cant results of six more solar missions. Four of these, the Hinode, RHESSI, STEREO, and TRACE missions were launched after the First Edition was either nished or nearly so, and the other two, the ACE and Wind spacecraft, extend our investigations from the Sun to its varying input to the Earth. The Second Edition does not contain simple updates or cosmetic patch ups to the material in the First Edition. It instead contains the relevant discoveries of the past decade, integrated into chapters completely rewritten for the purpose. This provides a fresh perspective to the major topics of solar enquiry, written in an enjoyable, easily understood text accessible to all readers, from the interested layperson to the student or professional.


Totality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Littmann,Fred Espenak,Ken Willcox
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191579947
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Totality by Mark Littmann,Fred Espenak,Ken Willcox Summary

A total eclipse of the Sun is the most awesome sight in the heavens. Totality: Eclipses of the Sun takes you to eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see - and feel - why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them. Totality: Eclipses of the Sun is the best guide and reference book on solar eclipses ever written. It explains: how to observe them; how to photograph and videotape them; why they occur; their history and mythology; and future eclipses - when and where to see them Totality also tells the remarkable story of how eclipses shocked scientists, revealed the workings of the Sun, and made Einstein famous. And the book shares the experiences and advice of many veteran eclipse observers. Totality: Eclipses of the Sun is profusely illustrated with stunning photographs (many in color) and more than a hundred maps and diagrams. It can be read by lay people and astronomers with ease and enjoyment.

The Sun: Our Amazing Star

The Sun: Our Amazing Star Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0515157023
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The Sun: Our Amazing Star by Patricia Brennan Demuth Summary

Blast off and explore the star of our solar system—the Sun! Billions of stars fill the universe. But for humans, the most important star is the one closest to Earth—the Sun. From vitamin D to solar energy, the Sun provides the power necessary to sustain life on our planet. And as the center of our solar system, the strong gravitational pull from this ball of burning gas keeps all the planets in orbit. Discover the significance of the Sun and its brilliant blaze in this fascinating book!

The Sun and How to Observe It

The Sun and How to Observe It Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jamey L. Jenkins
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387094989
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The Sun and How to Observe It by Jamey L. Jenkins Summary

In Part 1, the book describes the very latest thinking on solar physics in (mostly non-mathematical) detail, incorporating the latest results from research concerning the structure and behaviour of the Sun. There is particular emphasis on the surface features visible from the Earth, and how these are the result of the extraordinary processes that are taking place within the Sun. In Part 2, the book details the techniques for observing and imaging the Sun with commercially-available equipment. The many recent advances in optical equipment now allow amateur astronomers to observe phenomena that until recently could only be seen with the extremely expensive equipment available at universities and research observatories – notably H-alpha and Calcium-K telescopes. This is a completely up-to-date solar observing book, while providing the science background necessary for an understanding of the observations with the latest equipment. It also features the most complete solar observing and imaging guide available.

A Candle or The Sun

A Candle or The Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gopal Baratham
Editor: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
ISBN: 9814634832
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A Candle or The Sun by Gopal Baratham Summary

“Early in my working life I had discovered that salesmanship consisted not of providing people with what they needed, but with that was essential to their dreams. I was confident that our dining-room suite, complete with carpets, curtains and an artificial fireplace, would shortly be snapped up by people occupying oven-hot semis in the newer and, as yet, treeless, housing estates on the island. The possibility of winter is essential to the happiness of people living in the tropics.” Hernie Perera runs the furniture department in Benson’s, the largest store in Singapore. In his spare time, he writes stories. Suddenly, his comfortable life is shattered. His father is found to have terminal cancer, he loses his job, and his lover joins the ‘Children of the Book’, a Christian sect committed to overthrowing an oppressive government. An old acquaintance and government official promises Hernie literary success in exchange for information on the ‘Children of the Book’. He must now decide between the rewards of political corruption and his conscience. With passion and humour, A Candle or the Sun reveals a Singapore far different from the tourist brochures.

The Sun

The Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Stix
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642971296
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The Sun by Michael Stix Summary

As in all other fields of astronomy, progress in instrumentation and observational techniques has in recent years brought a wealth of new information about the sun. This introduction presents a complete overview of solar physics, of what we know and would like to know. The increasing number of observations of solar pheno- mena on neighbouring stars makes this book valuable not only for students specializing in solar physics but also for researchers interested in stellar structure and the solar-stellar connection.

A Walk Across The Sun

A Walk Across The Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Corban Addison
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443408255
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When a tsunami rages through their coastal home in India, sisters Ahalya and Sita are left orphaned and alone. Searching for protection in a devastated landscape, they are thrust into a seamy world of violence and underground commerce. In Washington, D.C., attorney Thomas Clarke, facing his own personal and professional crisis, makes the fateful decision to pursue a pro bono sabbatical in Mumbai, India, with a non-profit organization that prosecutes the region’s human traffickers. Though Clarke and the sisters are separated by half a world, their destinies are intertwined. Clarke makes it his personal mission to rescue them, setting the stage for a riveting showdown with an international network of ruthless criminals. Spanning three continents and two cultures, A Walk Across the Sun is a suspenseful, fast-paced and moving journey through the underworld of modern slavery and into the darkest—and most resilient— corners of the human heart.

The Sun

The Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Claudio Vita-Finzi
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402068816
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The Sun by Claudio Vita-Finzi Summary

This is an account of the many ways in which the Sun affects our planet, how its influence has changed over the last few centuries and millennia, and the extent to which we can predict its future impact. The book is the first to integrate astronomical, geological, climatic and social aspects of the Sun. It includes a topical treatment of solar contribution to global warming, and demonstrates how wild and variable is the so-called Solar Constant. Our nearest star is a complex machine which needs to be treated with caution, and this book will equip every reader with the knowledge that is required to understand the benefits and dangers it can bring.

Klara and the Sun

Klara and the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Editor: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 0735281254
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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Summary

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, THE GUARDIAN, ESQUIRE, VOGUE, TIME, THE WASHINGTON POST, THE TIMES (UK) ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SUMMER 2021 READING LIST The magnificent new novel from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro--author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. “The Sun always has ways to reach us.” From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful a customer will soon choose her, but when the possibility emerges that her circumstances may change forever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans. In Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro looks at our rapidly changing modern world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator to explore a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?

The Sun is a Peach

The Sun is a Peach Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sara Cassidy
Editor: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 1459818695
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The Sun is a Peach by Sara Cassidy Summary

A young child walks along a country road into town where there’s a parade on. The experiences of the day, and the child’s eventual homecoming and bedtime, are chronicled and compared to the sun. The sun takes the form of the yolk of an egg, a spool of thread, the eye of a bird, an ice-cream cone and a dandelion. Each round, yellow item on the page hints at the big golden ball in the sky. Stunning illustrations by Josée Bisaillon capture how imagination shapes the environment around us. This simple board book shows children that the way they see the world—by heart, mind and imagination—is just right. Revelling in metaphor, The Sun is a Peach encourages that magical leap of imagination and asks the reader to look at everyday objects from a different perspective.

The Pea and the Sun

The Pea and the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leonard M. Wapner
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439864845
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The Pea and the Sun by Leonard M. Wapner Summary

Take an apple and cut it into five pieces. Would you believe that these five pieces can be reassembled in such a fashion so as to create two apples equal in shape and size to the original? Would you believe that you could make something as large as the sun by breaking a pea into a finite number of pieces and putting it back together again? Neither did Leonard Wapner, author of The Pea and the Sun, when he was first introduced to the Banach-Tarski paradox, which asserts exactly such a notion. Written in an engaging style, The Pea and the Sun catalogues the people, events, and mathematics that contributed to the discovery of Banach and Tarski's magical paradox. Wapner makes one of the most interesting problems of advanced mathematics accessible to the non-mathematician.

The Sun, the Solar Wind, and the Heliosphere

The Sun, the Solar Wind, and the Heliosphere Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mari Paz Miralles,Jorge Sánchez Almeida
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9048197872
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The Sun, the Solar Wind, and the Heliosphere by Mari Paz Miralles,Jorge Sánchez Almeida Summary

This volume represents the state of the art of the science covered by the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) Division IV: Solar Wind and Interplanetary Field. It contains a collection of contributions by top experts addressing and reviewing a variety of topics included under the umbrella of the division. It covers subjects that extend from the interior of the Sun to the heliopause, and from the study of physical processes in the Sun and the solar wind plasma to space weather forecasts. The book is organized in 6 parts: the solar interior, the solar atmosphere, the heliosphere, heliophysical processes, radio emissions, and coordinated science in the Sun-Earth system. In addition, we highlight some of the results presented during the IAGA Division IV symposia in the 11th Scientific Assembly of IAGA in Sopron, Hungary, on 23-30 August 2009, which was planned simultaneously with this book.

The Sun

The Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: S.Chand Experts
Editor: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 8121938406
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"You'd never believe it but" is an exciting new science series for young children. This book is packed with amazing facts about electricity. Simple text, colourful illustrations and fun things to do help you dISCover why lightning flashes across the sky and how dead plants and animals make electricity. Learn how a battery works and find out why a compass points north.

Observing the Sun

Observing the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jamey L. Jenkins
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461480159
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“Observing the Sun” is for amateur astronomers at all three levels: beginning, intermediate, and advanced. The beginning observer is often trying to find a niche or define a specific interest in his hobby, and the content of this book will spark that interest in solar observing because of the focus on the dynamics of the Sun. Intermediate and advanced observers will find the book invaluable in identifying features (through photos, charts, diagrams) in a logical, orderly fashion and then guiding the observer to interpret the observations. Because the Sun is a dynamic celestial body in constant flux, astronomers rarely know for certain what awaits them at the eyepiece. All features of the Sun are transient and sometimes rather fleeting. Given the number of features and the complex life cycles of some, it can be a challenging hobby. “Observing the Sun” provides essential illustrations, charts, and diagrams that depict the forms and life cycles of the numerous features visible on the Sun.

Loved by the Sun

Loved by the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mac Nicolson
Editor: Notion Press
ISBN: 9352067118
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Loved by the Sun by Mac Nicolson Summary

"The story begins in the ancient city of Khasi during “Mahabharata India.” Suryakanta is an Asva-Sani, or horse trainer, of the royal stables who becomes responsible for a young girl, Ananti, who one day mysteriously appears from the sacred river. His fate leads him to a chance encounter with Karna, the King of Angra and son of the Sun God, and from there he finds himself caught up in the events leading to the great war of Kurukshetra. The story of Suryakanta and Ananti moves to further tales of a Viking, a Cheyenne Warrior, a Jaguar in the wild and a Himalayan Yogi, all of whom gradually reveal their connections to the story of Marcus and Bia and their love tryst in the present time. Loved by the Sun is a journey of souls through history and through some of the more tumultuous times of the Kali Yuga. It will both entertain and enlighten you with its historical accuracy and through its deeply mystical stories. "

Flavors of the Sun

Flavors of the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christine Sahadi Whelan
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452184054
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Flavors of the Sun by Christine Sahadi Whelan Summary

A comprehensive guide to vibrant Middle Eastern ingredients, with more than 120 recipes that let them shine, from James Beard award winning Sahadi's market in Brooklyn, New York. Sumac. Urfa pepper. Halvah. Pomegranate molasses. Preserved lemons. The seasonings, staples, and spice blends used throughout the Middle East offer deliciously simple ways to transform food—once you know how to use them. In FLAVORS OF THE SUN, the people behind the iconic Brooklyn market Sahadi's showcase the versatility of these ingredients in over 120 everyday dishes, including starters, salads, soups, family-friendly meals, and desserts. With sections devoted to recipes boasting Bright, Savory, Spiced, Nutty, and Sweet accents, it offers inspiration, techniques, and intensely flavorful ways to use everything from Aleppo pepper to za'atar with confidence. Throughout, "no-recipe recipes" help build up your flavor intuition so you can effortlessly incorporate any of the featured spices, condiments, and preserves into your daily repertoire. 120 RECIPES WITH A PUNCH: From an updated take on nachos and mac and cheese to a spectacular pistachio cheesecake and tahini-enriched brownies, FLAVORS OF THE SUN features dozens of the store's most-requested dishes as well as Sahadi family favorites. Simple yet loaded with flavor, these recipes will inspire you to make these distinctive Middle Eastern ingredients essential components of your pantry. OPTIMUM VERSATILITY: Each section addresses a specific flavor profile and offers a set of essential ingredients for achieving it along with helpful tips on how to use them separately or in combination. Look-and-cook mini recipes provide even more ideas for using distinctive ingredients like tahini, Aleppo pepper, and preserved lemons to give a fresh new spin to everything from salad dressings to cocktails. EXPERT KNOWLEDGE: Family owned, Sahadi's has been a beloved resource since its founding by Abrahim Sahadi, an immigrant from Lebanon, more than 100 years ago. Now welcoming a fifth generation into the business, the Sahadi family's authentic imported goods and exhaustive knowledge continue to inspire local chefs and adventurous home cooks to taste and explore the diverse world of Middle Eastern spices and sundries. FOR FANS OF PLENTY: Much like PLENTY, this cookbook dives deep into core ingredients and provides intimate insights into flavorful spice blends like dukkah, berbere, ras el hanout, shawarma spices, and more. Each ingredient profile includes an informative buying guide so you can build your pantry like a pro. Perfect for: home cooks to seasoned chefs; fans of PLENTY; JERUSALEM; SHUK, and ZAHAV; Sahadi's loyal customers; those interested learning about spices and new ways to use them in everyday dishes

In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne Sibley O'Brien
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545905761
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In the Shadow of the Sun by Anne Sibley O'Brien Summary

Hatchet in North Korea: A sister and brother go on the run with explosive forbidden photographs in this gripping and timely survival adventure. North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.Not the best place for a family vacation.Yet that's exactly where Mia Andrews finds herself, on a tour with her aid-worker father and fractious older brother, Simon. Mia was adopted from South Korea as a baby, and the trip raises tough questions about where she really belongs. Then her dad is arrested for spying, just as forbidden photographs of North Korean slave-labor camps fall into Mia's hands. The only way to save Dad: get the pictures out of the country. Thus Mia and Simon set off on a harrowing journey to the border, without food, money, or shelter, in a land where anyone who sees them might turn them in, and getting caught could mean prison -- or worse.An exciting adventure that offers a rare glimpse into a compelling, complicated nation, In the Shadow of the Sun is an unforgettable novel of courage and survival.

The Role of the Sun in Climate Change

The Role of the Sun in Climate Change Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Douglas V. Hoyt,Kenneth H. Schatten
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The Role of the Sun in Climate Change by Douglas V. Hoyt,Kenneth H. Schatten Summary

The luminosity of the sun governs the temperatures of the planets. Yet the solar forcing, or driving, of climate, primarily due to changes in solar radiation, has never been well documented. Recent satellite measurements have shown that solar radiation varies as a function of time and wavelength, a concept that has been hypothesized for the past two centuries and has recently become a major topic with all the attention paid to global warming. This book reviews the physics of the concept of solar forcing, from its beginnings in the early 1800's and apparent success in the 1870's, to its near demise in the 1950's and recent resurgence. Since its emphasis is on solar variations as a driver for climate change, with only a brief discussion of other mechanisms, the book will be of most interest to students in climate studies.

Child of the Sun

Child of the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jagdish Saraf
Editor: Balboa Press
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Child of the Sun by Jagdish Saraf Summary

When twenty-seven-year-old Karan White lands in a New York prison to serve a seven-year sentence, his cellmate, John, becomes curious about his life experiences. As Karan begins to share insight into his path to date, a fascinating story unfolds. After he reveals he was born in India to a mother who was unable to care for him, Karan details how he traveled to the United States at age three where he was adopted by an American couple. As his story continues, Karan discloses his experiences in a new country where he struggled to fit in, met wonderful people, and battled a strong desire to one day meet his biological mother, Chameli, and learn why she abandoned him. When a chain of events eventually propels Karan down an unexpected path that leads him out of prison and into new beginnings, he finally launches a long-awaited search for his birth mother, with help from John, that takes him to the vast country of India where he hopes the truth awaits. Child of the Sun is the tale of an Indian adoptee’s journey into manhood that ultimately leads him to dark places that fuel his desire to find his biological mother.

Rejuvenating the Sun and Avoiding Other Global Catastrophes

Rejuvenating the Sun and Avoiding Other Global Catastrophes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin Beech
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Rejuvenating the Sun and Avoiding Other Global Catastrophes by Martin Beech Summary

Canadian academic Martin Beech has written a text that attempts to cross the line between science fiction and science fact. Put simply, his book details a method that just might be able to stop the Sun from losing its power and, ultimately, save humanity and the Earth itself. It investigates the idea that the distant future evolution of our Sun might be controlled (or ‘asteroengineered’) so that it maintains its present-day energy output rather than becoming a bloated red giant star: a process that would destroy all life on Earth.

She Who Became the Sun

She Who Became the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shelley Parker-Chan
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She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan Summary

Lambda Literary Award Finalist! Two-time Hugo Award Finalist! Locus Award Finalist! "Magnificent in every way."—Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree "A dazzling new world of fate, war, love and betrayal."—Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister She Who Became the Sun reimagines the rise to power of the Ming Dynasty’s founding emperor. To possess the Mandate of Heaven, the female monk Zhu will do anything “I refuse to be nothing...” In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness... In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the starving peasants of the Central Plains, greatness is something found only in stories. When the Zhu family’s eighth-born son, Zhu Chongba, is given a fate of greatness, everyone is mystified as to how it will come to pass. The fate of nothingness received by the family’s clever and capable second daughter, on the other hand, is only as expected. When a bandit attack orphans the two children, though, it is Zhu Chongba who succumbs to despair and dies. Desperate to escape her own fated death, the girl uses her brother's identity to enter a monastery as a young male novice. There, propelled by her burning desire to survive, Zhu learns she is capable of doing whatever it takes, no matter how callous, to stay hidden from her fate. After her sanctuary is destroyed for supporting the rebellion against Mongol rule, Zhu takes the chance to claim another future altogether: her brother's abandoned greatness. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth

Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Molly Bang,Penny Chisholm
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Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth by Molly Bang,Penny Chisholm Summary

With stunning artwork and compelling scientific explanation, Bang and Chisholm have brought forth a masterpiece that is critically relevant in this environmentally tumultuous time. How does the sun keep ocean currents moving and lift fresh water from the seas? What can we do to conserve one of our planet's most precious resources? In this newest book in the award-winning Sunlight Series, readers learn about the constant movement of water as it flows around the Earth. As the water changes between liquid, vapor, and ice, Sunlight powers all living things, ensuring that life can exist on Earth. Perfect for any reader--young or old!--this is an invaluable addition to all classrooms, libraries, and at-home collections.

Ignite the Sun

Ignite the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hanna Howard
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Ignite the Sun by Hanna Howard Summary

Once upon a time, there was something called the sun… Sixteen year-old Siria Nightingale has never seen the sun. The light is dangerous, according to Queen Iyzabel, an evil witch who has shrouded the kingdom in shadow. Siria has always hated the darkness and revels in the stories of the light-filled old days that she hears from her best friend and his grandfather. Besides them, nobody else understands her fascination with the sun, especially not her strict and demanding parents. Siria’s need to please them is greater than her fear of the dark, and so she heads to the royal city—the very center of the darkness—for a chance at a place in Queen Iyzabel’s court. But what Siria discovers at the Choosing Ball will send her on a quest that could bring back the Light—or doom the kingdom to shadow forever. Accompanied by a ragtag group of rebels, she sets her course for the North, toward the last vestiges of the sun.

The Sun and Animals

The Sun and Animals Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joanne Mattern
Editor: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
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The Sun and Animals by Joanne Mattern Summary

Without the sun, life could not exist on Earth. For animals, the sun provides light, warmth, and even food. This informative book explores the sun's role in animal life, from producing food to keeping animals warm and healthy, as well as how the sun affects animal behavior throughout the year. Through fascinating sidebars and NGSS-influenced activities, readers will learn about the sun in an engaging and hands-on way.

The Sun is Feminine

The Sun is Feminine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Traute Taeschner
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Sun is Feminine by Traute Taeschner Summary

Lisa is 4 years and 5 months old and Giulia 3 years and 4 months. One morning, the girls' father is taking them to nursery school. L: ... e bravissima, ha riscaldato l'auto. E' bravissima, vera? In praising the sun for having warmed up the car, Lisa has referred to it in the feminine gender, as in the German die Sonne. Her father corrects her by using the masculine gender. F: E' bravissimo. E' if sale. L: E' un maschietto, if sale? (Is the sun a little boy?) F: E'maschife. (It's masculine.) G [determined]: E' una femmina! (No, it's a girl!) F: Forse in tedesco. (Perhaps it is in German.) is left disoriented, speechless. Giulia This book is devoted to language acquisition in children who have been expos ed to two languages since birth. It has often been said that the study of simultaneous bilingualism is the "most fertile ground" for the formulation of general theories on language acquisition processes, and indeed, most of the studies on early bilingualism aim in this direction. But in a sense this book serves the reverse purpose. Using the results of psycholinguistic research as a basis, I have sought to understand the peculiarities of the process of language organization in the child who faces the problem of learning two languages when other children are learning only one. Thus, the recurring theme of my study is the diversity of bilingual as opposed to monolingual acquisition.

The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal

The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nick Seluk
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
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The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk Summary

A hilarious nonfiction picture book from the New York Times bestselling author and creator of Awkward Yeti. Oh hey, guess what? The Sun never stops working to keep things on Earth running smoothly. (That's why it's been Employee of the Month for 4.5 billion years.) So why does the Sun get to be the center of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! This funny and factual picture book from Awkward Yeti creator Nick Seluk explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun does so much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. Anthropomorphized planets (and Pluto) chime in with commentary as readers learn about the Sun. For instance, Mars found someone's rover. Earth wants the Sun to do more stuff for it. And Jupiter just wants the Sun's autograph. Funny, smart, and accessible, The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal is a must-have!

The Sun and Plants

The Sun and Plants Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kaitlyn Duling
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The Sun and Plants by Kaitlyn Duling Summary

Without the sun, we wouldn't have bountiful harvests, beautiful flowers, or green forests. The relationship between the sun and plants is complex, fascinating, and altogether necessary for life on Earth. Through colorful photographs, easy-to-follow diagrams, fun facts, and standards-based activities, this book gives readers an inside look at photosynthesis, sun plants versus shade plants, seasons, and so much more. The narrative takes young learners on a journey through a day in the life of a plant and helps readers predict how clouds, the sun, and seasonal weather will affect the trees, flowers, crops, and lawns that they encounter in their own lives.

The City of the Sun

The City of the Sun Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tommaso Campanella
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 177541051X
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The City of the Sun by Tommaso Campanella Summary

The City of the Sun is an important early utopian work by Italian philosopher Tommaso Campanella, written after his imprisonment for sedition and heresy. Given as the dialog between "a Grandmaster of the Knights Hospitaller and a Genoese Sea-Captain", The City of the Sun outlines Campanella's vision for a unified world, where property is held in common - Campanella including women and children in this definition - and peacefully governed by a theocratic monarchy.