|Life in a Nuclear Magnetic Web by Bonnie
L. Harter 162 pg perfect bound ISBN: 0-9743930-0-2, Library of Congress
Control Number: 2003110111 $14.00 includes P&H. On this Science Fiction
adventure you will join the explorers from the planet Elysia in the Olympian
Universe, and will be able to enjoy new adventures and scientific developments
To order send check or money order to Bonnie Harter, 65831 Ave. Barona, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-1544
King Jupiter has asked his explorers to investigate how life began on this planet and to bring him reports on how its culture has progressed. Is this a civilization in which nations treat their people with humanity? He has heard about the many wars on Earth and he would like to know why.
King Jupiter would also like to know more about Earth’s geoscientist, J. Marvin Herndon, and his new theory that the Earth’s core could be a giant nuclear reactor fueled by uranium 235 and 238. The people on planet Earth’s surface live above a 5-mile-wide deposit of solid uranium, which could be the source of Earth’s magnetic field and its four million megawatts of energy. King Jupiter wants to know if this nuclear core of uranium could be the source of the magnetic field that shields the Earth and all life from the solar wind. This wind from the sun is hot, ionized gas that is made of ionized particles and is traveling at a million miles per hour. When the solar wind hits Earth’s protective magnetic shield, some of the sun’s electrical particles escape at Earth’s poles and this produces, on Earth, extreme ultra-violet radiation. These particles also emit light called the Northern and Southern lights, or “auroras,” which give people on Earth a fantastic feeling of the infinite size and beauty of space!
The importance of the magnetic field is noted throughout this book, for without it life could not exist on planet Earth. But this is only one of many discoveries that King Jupiter and his Elysian scientists make. As their vessel flies from their Olympian universe to the one of the Milky Way, they treat the reader to an imaginative journey that spans more than 4.5 billion years. We watch with them as the planet cools. We see the emergence and sheltering of new life. We look on as the first bacterial genes grow, providing the atmospheric oxygen we need to live. We stand watching, finally, as man begins to populate the earth, and as wars begin.
Life in a Nuclear Magnetic Web is a free-wheeling fictional adventure carried out by fictional explorers, but an adventure grounded in modern scientific knowledge.
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