The upcoming 2017 eclipse presents a valuable opportunity for scientists to continue building their knowledge about the Sun and solar system, particularly its impact on modern technology and energy use.
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This Annual Reviews article collection includes articles from invited experts discussing our developing understanding of solar activity, from early civilizations to modern technology. The reviews cover theories of star formation, harnessing the solar magnetic field as an energy source, and analyses on the potential for scaling solar electricity generation to meet our increasing global energy needs.
ACCESS TO THIS ARTICLE COLLECTION IS COMPLIMENTARY THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2017.
- The Economics of Solar Electricity
- The New Solar Corona
- Solar Energy to Biofuels
- The Maya Codices
- Solar Dynamo Theory
- Theory of Star Formation
- Local Helioseismology: Three-Dimensional Imaging of the Solar Interior
- First Fruits of the Spitzer Space Telescope: Galactic and Solar System Studies
This collection is curated from a number of Annual Reviews journals including the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the highest ranked journal in the Astronomy & Astrophysics category of the 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. We currently publish 47 highly cited journals in the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences, including Economics.