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    DescriptionScientists agree that the earth has become hotter over the last century. But on the causes, despite what looks to the public mind like a consensus, there are dissenting voices. Based on Henrik Svensmark's research at the Danish National Space Center, this book outlines a brilliant and daring new theory that has already provoked fresh thinking on global warming. As prize-winning science writer Nigel Calder and Svensmark himself explain, an interplay of the sun and cosmic rays - sub-atomic particles from exploded stars - seem to have more effect on the climate than man-made carbon dioxide. For anyone interested in the real science behind our climate, this book is a must-read.


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    Title
    The Chilling Stars
    Subtitle
    A New Theory of Climate
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henrik Svensmark, By (author) Nigel Calder
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781840468663
    ISBN 10: 1840468661
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 551.6
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI005000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    BIC subject category V2: WNWM, RNPG
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 363.738/74
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A58600000
    BISAC V2.8: SCI042000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A58010200
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QC981.8.C5 S944 2008
    Edition
    2
    Illustrations note
    8-page colour plate section
    Publisher
    Icon Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Icon Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Duxford
    Author Information
    Henrik Svensmark leads the Center for Sun-Climate Research at the Danish National Space Center.Nigel Calder is a former editor of the New Scientist, and an award-winning science writer. His Magic Universe (OUP, 2003) was shortlisted for the Aventis Prize in 2004.
    Review quote
    'The new totem of the climate-change sceptics' The Times'If you are concerned by the doomsday scenarios regarding runaway climate change, then this alternative view of why the climate is warming will be of great interest.' Good Book Guide