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

    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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  • Subquantum Kinetics by Paul A. LaViolette
    Subquantum Kinetics (English, Paperback) Paul A. LaViolette

    Addresses such questions as: Is the universe really expanding? What produces the cosmological redshift? Do black holes really exist? What makes stars pulsate? Why do blue supergiants produce supernova explosions? What powers galactic core explosions?

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  • The Cosmic Hologram by Jude Currivan
    The Cosmic Hologram (English, Paperback) Jude Currivan

    How holographic patterns of information underlie our physical reality

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  • Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You by Marcus Chown
    Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You (English, Paperback) Marcus Chown

    The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity.

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  • Sacred Geometry by Miranda Lundy
    Sacred Geometry (English, Paperback) Miranda Lundy

    Sacred geometry is one of the oldest subjects on Earth, from the great Pyramid to Gothic Architecture to modern design, certain timeless and universal principles have been studied, contemplated and put to use. This book covers the golden section, two-dimensional grids and more.

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  • Astronomy by DK
    Astronomy (Hardback) DK

    Take a tour of the Universe, from the 150km impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot - a 400mph swirling storm that started in the 1600s....

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  • Mars Manual by David M. Harland
    Mars Manual (English, Hardback) David M. Harland

    The unique Haynes insight into Mars, providing a sister title to Earth Manual and Moon Manual.   The recent Ridley Scott/Matt Damon film The Martian, the discovery of water (ice) on the planet's surface and NASA's plans for manned Mars exploration have all made Mars cool again.. Haynes applies its unique manual treatment to take a new look at the Red Planet.

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  • Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark
    Our Mathematical Universe (Paperback) Max Tegmark

    Part-history of the cosmos, part-intellectual adventure, this book travels from the Big Bang to the distant future via parallel worlds, across every possible scale - from the sub-atomic to the intergalactic - showing how mathematics provides the answers to our questions about the world. Where do we come from? What makes the universe the way it is?

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  • A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity by Rodolfo Gambini
    A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity (English, Hardback) Rodolfo Gambini, Jorge Pullin

    Loop quantum gravity is one of the modern contenders for a unified description of quantum mechanics and gravity. Up to now no book has covered the material at the level of a college student or of other readers with some knowledge of college level physics. This book fills that gap.

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

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

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  • The Hidden Reality by Brian Greene
    The Hidden Reality (Paperback) Brian Greene

    Explores our scientific understanding of the universe, the 'string theory' that might hold the key to unifying nature's laws, and our continuing quest to know more. This book shows, ours may be just one universe among many, like endless reflections in a mirror.

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  • Cosmosapiens by John Hands
    Cosmosapiens (English, Paperback) John Hands

    John Hands's extraordinarily ambitious cosmological quest brings together our scientific knowledge and evaluates the theories and evidence about the origin and evolution of matter, life, consciousness, and humankind.

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  • Conjuring the Universe by Peter Atkins
    Conjuring the Universe (English, Hardback) Peter Atkins

    The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny. Peter Atkins identifies the minimum decisions that would be needed for the Universe to behave as it does, arguing that the laws of Nature can spring from very little. Or perhaps from nothing at all.

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  • Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku
    Parallel Worlds (English, Paperback) Michio Kaku

    Imagine a future where we are not alone - where our universe is just one of countless parallel worlds, some strangely familiar, some almost unimaginable. This title takes us to the frontiers of scientific knowledge to explain the nature - and future - of our universe.

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  • Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction by James Binney
    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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  • The New Cosmic Onion by Frank Close
    The New Cosmic Onion (English, Paperback) Frank Close

    Explains the principles behind the Hadron Collider as well as the potential it presents. This title considers the development of the Electroweak Theory as a law of nature. It explores the mysteries uncovered and the ones that may be in store with regard to top and bottom quarks.

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  • Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide by Robin Scagell
    Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide (Paperback) Robin Scagell

    Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide provides the ideal introduction to the fascinating hobby of astronomy for the town dweller.

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  • A Universe From Nothing by Lawrence Krauss
    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 by Terry Pratchett
    The Science Of Discworld II (English, Paperback) Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart

    Acclaimed The Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the wizards of Discworld.

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  • How Old Is the Universe? by David A. Weintraub
    How Old Is the Universe? (English, Paperback) David A. Weintraub

    Tells the incredible story of how astronomers solved one of the most compelling mysteries in science and, along the way, introduces readers to fundamental concepts and cutting-edge advances in modern astronomy.--From publisher description.

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