Hard sell for the Sun

    The Timeless Energy of the Sun

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    Thames and Hudson, £18.95

    An Indian entrepreneur is trying to popularize a small solar cooker by hiring Rajasthani dancers to display it in the compound of a hotel. From The Timeless Energy of the Sun edited by Madanjeet Singh (Thames and Hudson, £18.95). The book begins by describing how ancient peoples worshipped the Sun and goes on to describe the latest developments in solar power.

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    Hard sell for the Sun. Nature 393, 534 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/31146

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