'… it is good to see an up-to-date guide to our current understanding of the Sun … The encyclopedia is beautifully illustrated with many recent images, all of them excellently reproduced in colour. An especially useful feature is a 37-page glossary giving clear definitions of terms and abbreviations used in solar astronomy … handsomely presented, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the Sun … an excellent reference source for an astronomer seriously interested in the Sun. Lee Macdonald, Popular Astronomy
'The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun is extraordinarily well written and progresses in a logical way through the different topics. Boxes set aside from the main text contain detailed physics and mathematics and the glossary of terms at the end of the book is invaluable … It was a very great pleasure to read …'. E. R. Priest, Astronomy & Geophysics
'The encyclopedia is well written, with a narrative that progresses through the different aspects of the active Sun. Throughout the encyclopedia there are pictures showing the crucial aspects of the observations and the puzzles. The great effort that the author has put into collecting so many diverse glimpses of the Sun and the universe is to be commended … should certainly go a long way towards introducing the reading public to the fascinating mysteries of the Sun.' Physics World
'The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun is a complete modern guide to this fire of life, our nearest star.' Europe &Astronomy
'… fascinating … In this book he shows that he can also explain difficult concepts without recourse to mathematics … I strongly recommend this thoroughly readable book to anyone with an interest in our nearest star.' Chris Kitchin, Astronomy Now
'… concise but comprehensive and useful book in the growing series of Cambridge astronomical encyclopaedias … it can be recommended to both general and specialist readers.' Richard Taylor, Spaceflight
A fundamental, up-to-date reference source of information about the Sun, from basic material to detailed concepts. The many full-colour figures and photographs throughout the book result in a highly accessible book that will be valuable to anyone with an interest in this area.