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  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
    Seven Brief Lessons on Physics (English, Paperback) Carlo Rovelli

    Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind.

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  • Reality Is Not What It Seems
    Reality Is Not What It Seems (English, Hardback) Carlo Rovelli

    What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein, Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, the author takes us on a journey to show us that beyond our ever-changing idea of reality is a whole new world that has yet to be discovered.

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

    Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. 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.

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  • Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space (Hardback) Janna Levin

    A strong gravitational wave will briefly change that distance by less than the thickness of a human hair. We have perhaps less than a few tenths of a second to perform this measurement. This is a story of the detection of gravitational waves at Ligo, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history.

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  • Turn Left at Orion
    Turn Left at Orion (English, Spiral bound) Guy Consolmagno, Dan M. Davis

    New edition of one of the most popular astronomy books of all time. An ideal beginner's book to the night sky.

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  • Welcome to the Universe
    Welcome to the Universe (English, Hardback) Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss

    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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  • A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy
    A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy (English, Paperback) Daniel Fleisch, Julia Kregenow

    Plain-language explanations and a rich set of supporting material help students understand the mathematical concepts and techniques of astronomy.

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  • A Universe From Nothing
    A Universe From Nothing (English, Paperback) Lawrence Krauss

    A provocative account of the astounding new answers to the most basic philosophical questions: where did the universe come from and how will it end?

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  • The Science Of Discworld II
    The Science Of Discworld II (English, Paperback) Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart

    Tells the story about the wizards of Discworld. Weaving together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, this title presents a fresh view of the world we live in.

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  • You Are the Universe
    You Are the Universe (English, CD-Audio) Deepak Chopra

    New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world. ...

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  • Human Universe
    Human Universe (English, Paperback) Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller`Engaging, ambitious and creative' GuardianWhere are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?

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  • Gravity: A Very Short Introduction
    Gravity: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Timothy Clifton

    Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena commonly observed. Timothy Clifton looks at the development of our understanding of gravity, from Newton's apple to gravitational waves and efforts such as string theory to combine gravity with quantum mechanics.

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  • Black Holes: The Reith Lectures
    Black Holes: The Reith Lectures (Paperback) Stephen Hawking

    In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black holes. In these flagship lectures the legendary physicist argues that if we could only understand black holes and how they challenge the very nature of space and time, we could unlock the secrets of the universe.

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  • Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse 2016
    Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse 2016 (English, Paperback) Michael E. Bakich

    In this book Astronomy Magazine editor Michael Bakich presents all the information you’ll need to be ready for the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017. In this one resource you’ll find out where the eclipse will occur, how to observe it safely, what you’ll experience during the eclipse, the best equipment to choose, how to photograph the event, detailed...

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  • Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction
    Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David C. Catling

    Astrobiologists study the origin and evolution of life on Earth and the possibility of life beyond Earth; a question that has fascinated scientists for hundreds of years. In this Very Short Introduction, David C. Catling introduces the latest scientific understanding of astrobiology, incorporating aspects of microbiology, geology, and astronomy.

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  • Constellation Myths
    Constellation Myths (English, Paperback) Eratosthenes, Hyginus

    This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus' guide to astronomy, and Aratus's astronomical poem Phaenomena to provide a complete collection of Greek astral myths.

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  • Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction
    Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) James Binney

    Astrophysics is said to have been born when Isaac Newton saw an apple drop in his orchard and had the electrifying insight that the Moon falls just like that apple. James Binney shows how the application of physical laws derived on Earth allows us to understand objects that exist on the far side of the Universe.

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  • Worlds in Collision
    Worlds in Collision (English, Paperback) Immanuel Velikovsky

    Velikovsky presents the revolutionary results of his 10-year-long interdisciplinary research into modern catastrophism based on eyewitness reports by ancestors, which shook the doctrine of uniformity of geology as well as Darwin's theory of evolution.

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  • Reality Is Not What It Seems
    Reality Is Not What It Seems (English, Paperback) Carlo Rovelli

    'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' (Financial Times)'An utter joy' (Adam Rutherford)'A hugely engaging book... Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide' (Manjit Kumar Prospect)Do space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture?Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of...

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