Eating The Sun: How Plants Power the Planet by Oliver Morton

Eating The Sun: How Plants Power the Planet

byOliver Morton

Paperback | November 17, 2009

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From acclaimed science journalist Oliver Morton comes Eating the Sun, a fascinating, lively, profound look at photosynthesis, nature's greatest miracle. From the physics, chemistry, and cellular biology that make photosynthesis possible, to the quirky and competitive scientists who first discovered the beautifully honed mechanisms of photosynthesis, to the modern energy crisis we face today, Eating the Sun offers a complete biography of the earth through the lens of this common but crucial process.

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Award-winning science journalist Oliver Morton is the author ofMapping Mars, a contributing editor atWired, and a contributor forThe New Yorker,Science, andThe American Scholar. He lives with his wife in Greenwich, England.
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Title:Eating The Sun: How Plants Power the PlanetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.08 inPublished:November 17, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007163657

ISBN - 13:9780007163656

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