North Pole, South Pole: The epic quest to solve the great mystery of Earth's magnetism

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Book Author
Turner, Gillian
Publisher
Awa Press
Extent
274pp
Format
228 x 138mm
Binding
Paperback
Publication Date
June 2010
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World ex NZ, AU, US, Canada, Russia
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About the Book

For centuries one question obsessed the world’s great scientific minds. Einstein called it “the last great unsolved mystery of science”. Without Earth’s magnetism life could not exist, but what caused it? In the 21st century the answer was finally found. The amazing story is told in this popular science title.

About the Author

Gillian Turner is associate professor at the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington. She was written over 100 papers on Earth’s magnetism and has won awards for her passionate communication of science to the public and to students and teachers.