The Most Available Energy Source: The Sun

  • Linda Baine McGown
  • John O’M. Bockris


Our sun presents us with another form of energy, in addition to those originating on earth—namely, sunlight. Daylight is radiation which reaches us from the sun. Moonlight consists of light which travels from the sun to the moon and is reflected back to us on earth (Figure 9.1).


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Baine McGown
    • 1
  • John O’M. Bockris
    • 2
  1. 1.California State UniversityLong BeachUSA
  2. 2.Texas A & MCollege StationUSA

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