An Ocean of Air : A Natural History of the Atmosphere, Paperback

An Ocean of Air : A Natural History of the Atmosphere Paperback



We not only live in the air, we live because of it.

At ground level air transforms miraculously; it wraps our planet in a blanket of warmth, while the outer layer of our atmosphere soaks up violent flares from the sun.

In this fascinating celebration of the Earth's fragile atmosphere, Gabrielle Walker traces a journey of groundbreaking scientific discovery from the first experiments in the Renaissance to recent findings in space.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9780747592907



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