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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (English, Hardback)

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

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  • Geology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself by David A. Rothery
    Geology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself (English, Paperback)

    A core introduction to geology and the structure of the earth.

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  • A Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking
    A Brief History Of Time (English, Paperback)

    It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

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  • The Design and Engineering of Curiosity by Emily Lakdawalla
    The Design and Engineering of Curiosity (English, Paperback)

    This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered jetpack to its radioisotope thermoelectric generator to its fiendishly complex sample handling system.

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  • Apollo Mission Control by Manfred "Dutch" Von Ehrenfried
    Apollo Mission Control (English, Paperback)

    This book describes the history of this now iconic room which represents America's space program during the Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Apollo-Soyuz and early Space Shuttle eras. It describes the rooms of people supporting this control center;

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  • How Apollo Flew to the Moon by W. David Woods
    How Apollo Flew to the Moon (English, Paperback)

    From launch to splashdown, this book tells the exciting story of the Apollo flights to the Moon. It details the technology and techniques used to fly to the Moon and explore its surface, as well as offers testimony of the people who were there at the time.

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  • The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body by Mel Cash
    The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body (English, Paperback)

    The leading sports massage expert Mel Cash now publishes this indispensable guide to the human muscular and skeletal system.

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  • The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne
    The Science of Interstellar (English, Paperback)

    A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan's award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne.

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  • Gemini Flies! by David J. Shayler
    Gemini Flies! (English, Paperback)

    In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy committed the United States to landing a man on the moon before the end of the decade. With just a handful of years to pull it off, NASA authorized the Project Gemini space program, which gathered vital knowledge needed to achieve the nation's goal. This book introduces the crucial three-step test program employed by the Gemini system, covering:...

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  • Welcome to the Universe by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Welcome to the Universe (English, Hardback)

    An introduction to the cosmos provides information on the latest advancements in astrophysics, including why Pluto is no longer a planet, how stars live and die, and the prospects for intelligent life in the universe.

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  • Dance to the Tune of Life by Denis Noble
    Dance to the Tune of Life (English, Hardback)

    Challenging the common gene-centric approach to organisms, this book articulates a relativistic theory of biology. It is grounded in up-to-date biological research and rigorous application of mathematics to biology; however, it is presented in a non-technical manner for the general reader, and requires no familiarity with complex biology, mathematics or philosophy.

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  • The Cosmic Mystery Tour by Nicholas Mee
    The Cosmic Mystery Tour (English, Hardback)

    How did the universe begin? What are gravitational waves all about? Will we find life on other planets? The Cosmic Mystery Tour is a brilliant, entertaining introduction to the discoveries of physics and astronomy. Stories, explanations, and illustrations open up the exciting frontiers of science to any beginner.

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  • On the Future by Martin Rees
    On the Future (English, Hardback)

    "A world-renowned scientist and the best-selling author of ""Our Final Hour"" offers a provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science, arguing that humans must think differently and harness technologies in the correct way to ensure their survival."

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  • The Planet Factory by Elizabeth Tasker
    The Planet Factory (English, Paperback)

    Forget about rockets to Mars--the future of space science lies with the search for exoplanets

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  • The Astronaut Selection Test Book by Tim Peake
    The Astronaut Selection Test Book (English, Hardback)

    *** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?Part puzzle book, part guide, The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes? The book comprises 100 real astronaut tests and training exercises for readers to try at home, and outlines the full ESA selection process for the first time.

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  • Rocket Ranch by Jonathan H. Ward
    Rocket Ranch (English, Paperback)

    Jonathan Ward takes the reader deep into the facilities at Kennedy Space Center to describe NASA's first computer systems used for spacecraft and rocket checkout and explain how tests and launches proceeded.

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  • Astronautics by Ulrich Walter
    Astronautics (English, Hardback)

    This introductory text covers all the key concepts, relationships, and ideas behind spaceflight and is the perfect companion for students pursuing courses on or related to astronautics. two new chapters are devoted to orbit geometry and orbit determination and to thermal radiation physics and modelling.

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  • Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations by Daniel Fleisch
    Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations (English, Paperback)

    Maxwell's equations are four of the most influential equations in science. In this book, each equation is the subject of an entire chapter, making it a wonderful resource for undergraduate and graduate courses in electromagnetism and electromagnetics. Audio podcasts and solutions to the problems are available at www.cambridge.org/9780521701471.

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  • The Global Carbon Cycle by David Archer
    The Global Carbon Cycle (English, Paperback)

    Presents an introduction to the global carbon cycle. This book tells about the many ways the global carbon cycle is woven into our climate system. It looks at the carbon cycle on three different time scales, describing how the cycle interacts with climate in very distinct ways in each.

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