By Percy Seymour
The learn of extraterrestrial magnetic fields is a comparatively new one, affirmation of the existance of the 1st such box (that of our sunlight) having come a s past due as 1908. some time past 30 years an excellent ammount of data has been collected on Cosmic Magnetism, which has grew to become out to be a really interesting subject for examine. Percy Seymour's booklet is the 1st to house the subject in a non-mathematical means, and he bargains an outstanding creation to his topic. the 1st 3 chapters consolidate our wisdom on magnetism more often than not and the magnetic box of the Earth, in addition to discussing the explanations for learning astronomy and cosmic magnetism specifically. the rest of the ebook is dedicated to the most components of cosmic magnetism - sun, plantetary and interplanetary fields, fields in stars and pulsars, fields of the milky manner and fields in different galaxies. Cosmic Magnetism in an excellent booklet for sixth-formers and undergraduates learning physics or astronomy and also will attract novice astronomers. as prior paintings in this subject has been 'hidden' in specialized educational journals.