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

    Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the...

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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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  • A Universe from Nothing
    A Universe from Nothing (English, Paperback) Lawrence M. 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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  • 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.    What happens when modern science reaches a crucial turning point that challenges everything we know about reality? In this brilliant, timely, and practical work, Chopra and Kafatos tell us that we've...

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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 A. 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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  • 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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  • Astrophysics
    Astrophysics (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Astronomy For Dummies
    Astronomy For Dummies (English, Paperback) Stephen P. Maran

    The fun and easy way to explore the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe.

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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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  • 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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  • Beyond Biocentrism
    Beyond Biocentrism (English, Hardback) Robert Lanza, Bob Berman

    Biocentrism shocked the world with a radical rethinking of the nature of reality.But that was just the beginning. In Beyond Biocentrism, acclaimed biologist Robert Lanza, one of TIME Magazine’s "100 Most Influential People in 2014," and leading astronomer Bob Berman, take the reader on an intellectual thrill-ride as they re-examine everything we thought we knew about life, death, the...

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  • Kings Dethroned
    Kings Dethroned (Paperback) Gerrard Hickson

    Excerpt from Kings Dethroned: A History of the Evolution of Astronomy From the Time of the Roman Empire Up to the Present Day; Showing It to Be an Amazing Series of Blunders Founded Upon an Error Made in the Second Century B. C ...

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  • The Story of Earth
    The Story of Earth (English, Paperback) Robert M Hazen

    Hailed by The New York Times for writing “with wonderful clarity about science . . . that effortlessly teaches as it zips along,” nationally bestselling author Robert M. Hazen offers a radical new approach to Earth history in this intertwined tale of the planet’s living and nonliving spheres. With an astrobiologist’s imagination, a historian’s perspective, and a naturalist’s eye, Hazen calls...

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  • The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages, More or Less
    The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages, More or Less (English, Hardback) David Bercovici

    Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization

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