Mysteries of the Sun; Solar Electric Distribution and Sun Habitation

Mysteries of the Sun; Solar Electric Distribution and Sun Habitation

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...finely constructed mesh operates in the same manner from the under side of a leaf, but receiving its coloring from an impregnated atmosphereinstead of from directly descending rays from the sun, the magnetisms bearing them come with gentler force, and therefore they are usually of a much lighter shade than those upon the upper side of a leaf. The phenomenon exhibited upon the wire netting to which we have alluded, fully demonstrates the principle Solar Spectfum of color selection as applied to the foliage and bloom of vegetation and undoubtedly is applicable to every other object in nature, whose surface is adorned and made beautiful with the bright hues of the sun. ORIGIN OF THUNDER STORMS. Vhen the electric current enters with its wonted velocity into our atmosphere, it often meets with accumulations of vapor in the form of clouds, varying much in density--from which storms of wind and rain and summer showers arise, with lightning darting to and fro. Being of a highly conductive nature, the electric current is arrested in its course and becomes insulated among the clouds. The constant changing of their density and the humid condition of the air below cause it to leap from one cloud to another, and also break away from its insulation in the form of lightning which makes a quick descent to earth, always with instantaneous rapidity; taking short backtracks as if undecided as to which possessed the greater afiinity, the earth or the clouds above, which-is the forked lightning that plays such a lively part in a thunder storm. 'THE GREAT SOLAR ELECTRIC PILLAR, OR TOWER, AND THE LARGEST SOLAR SEA. Observation of the Sun's surface with the Solarscope and Reflector, described in article, " Magnetic Phenomena," page 55. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845463
  • 9781236845467