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The Resource Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan

Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan

Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world
Title
Air
Title remainder
the restless shaper of the world
Statement of responsibility
William Bryant Logan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC866
LC item number
.L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-384) and index
Contents
Floating -- Darwin's dust -- The spore sucker -- Where fungi are -- Splash, fire, blow, fling -- The Ergot of the rye -- Lifted, lofted, and living -- The pollen rain -- Invisible cities -- Is the furniture poison? -- The air after 9/11 -- Spinning -- Weaving -- Vortices -- Ground truth -- El Greco's clouds -- The big mistake -- The forecasters -- The weather on D-Day -- Forcing -- The winds -- Firestorm -- Flying -- Dragged aloft -- Saab in flight -- The common crane -- Stall practice -- The bat, the bee, the bar-headed goose -- The Lee wave -- The wind riders -- What now? -- Telling -- The wilderness of pheromones -- Mother and child communion -- Allure -- The atmosphere of the beloved -- Zooming in -- Aphids in the invisible world -- The Bolas spider -- Calling -- What Is sound? -- Parrot duets -- The answered question -- Nothing in It but what goes through It -- Enchanted -- Sonata form and chaos -- The Aeolian Harp -- Breathing -- The tarpon's breath -- Fenchel's dance -- The quantity of breath -- Fogging the mirror -- Shall these bones live? -- Shining -- Why the daytime sky is light -- There is only one Sun -- The sap rising -- The air is a slow cold flame
Control code
sky249771778
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 p.
Isbn
9780393067989
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012013823
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Air : the restless shaper of the world, William Bryant Logan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-384) and index
Contents
Floating -- Darwin's dust -- The spore sucker -- Where fungi are -- Splash, fire, blow, fling -- The Ergot of the rye -- Lifted, lofted, and living -- The pollen rain -- Invisible cities -- Is the furniture poison? -- The air after 9/11 -- Spinning -- Weaving -- Vortices -- Ground truth -- El Greco's clouds -- The big mistake -- The forecasters -- The weather on D-Day -- Forcing -- The winds -- Firestorm -- Flying -- Dragged aloft -- Saab in flight -- The common crane -- Stall practice -- The bat, the bee, the bar-headed goose -- The Lee wave -- The wind riders -- What now? -- Telling -- The wilderness of pheromones -- Mother and child communion -- Allure -- The atmosphere of the beloved -- Zooming in -- Aphids in the invisible world -- The Bolas spider -- Calling -- What Is sound? -- Parrot duets -- The answered question -- Nothing in It but what goes through It -- Enchanted -- Sonata form and chaos -- The Aeolian Harp -- Breathing -- The tarpon's breath -- Fenchel's dance -- The quantity of breath -- Fogging the mirror -- Shall these bones live? -- Shining -- Why the daytime sky is light -- There is only one Sun -- The sap rising -- The air is a slow cold flame
Control code
sky249771778
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 398 p.
Isbn
9780393067989
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012013823
Other physical details
ill.

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