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Author Russo, Kate.
Title Total addiction [electronic resource] : the life of an eclipse chaser / Kate Russo.
Publication Info. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Part 1. ECLIPSE-CHASING CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND -- A Personal Introduction to Eclipse Chasing -- Understanding the Passion of the Eclipse Chaser -- Researching Eclipse Chasers: Surveys and Interviews -- Part 2. THE TOTAL ECLIPSE -- Totality: An Introduction and Narrative -- The Science of Totality -- The Experience of Totality-- Part 3. INTERVIEWS WITH ECLIPSE CHASERS -- Introduction to the Interviews -- Amateur Astronomer Chasers -- Enterprising Chasers -- Introspective Chasers -- Occasional Chasers -- Summary of This Part -- Part 4. MAKING SENSE OF ECLIPSE CHASER'S EXPERIENCES -- The Pull: Why is Totality so Powerful? -- The Push: What Motivates Eclipse Chasers? -- Related Questions-- Part 5. FUTURE ECLIPSES AND ECLIPSE CHASING INFORMATION -- The Challenges of Eclipse Chasing -- Helpful Tips for Eclipse Virgins: Getting Started -- Conclusion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Total solar eclipses -- Popular works.
Physics.
Astronomy.
Mathematics.
Psychology.
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology.
Popular Science in Psychology.
Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9783642304811 (electronic bk.)
3642304818 (electronic bk.)
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