'Whitehouse appears to have explored every possible avenue, and I can only guess at the enormous amount of research this must have required' NEW SCIENTIST.'a staggering range of content...offering a plethora of facts and a fascinating read' GOOD BOOK GUIDE.The Sun is the Rosetta Stone of the Universe - understand it and you understand almost everything. It sustains life on Earth and shapes our understanding of ourselves. It is the most powerful and awe-inspiring phenomenon we will ever encounter. We have deified it, created myths to understand it and celebrated it in music and art.In this fascinating and groundbreaking account, David Whitehouse skilfully interweaves science, philosophy, religion, history and art to form a comprehensive biography of our nearest star, the Sun.Whitehouse, David is the author of 'Sun A Biography', published 2006 under ISBN 9780470092972 and ISBN 0470092971.