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Astronomy, space & time titles - 2,683 results

Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present

Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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Transit of Venus was first published in Australia by NewSouth, an imprint of UNSW Press. The first North American edition... [more]

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Extreme Cosmos

Extreme Cosmos

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270 C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions... [more]

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Mt Stromlo Observatory: From Bush Observatory to the Nobel Prize

Mt Stromlo Observatory: From Bush Observatory to the Nobel Prize

Ragbir Bhathal, Ralph Sutherland, Harvey Butcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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Celebrates the history and success of the iconic Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra, and the many discoveries made by astronomers... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement in modern physics. Anything... [more]

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2014 Australasian Sky Guide

2014 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with... [more]

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The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System

The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System

Ronald Greeley, Raymond M. Batson

Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronomical charts & atlases

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The definitive reference atlas of the Solar System, now available in a smaller user-friendly format. [more]

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The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

Barrett O'Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph... [more]

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The Handy Astronomy Answer Book

The Handy Astronomy Answer Book

Charles Liu

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference... [more]

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30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Mindblowing Discoveries in Astronomy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Mindblowing Discoveries in Astronomy, Each...

Martin Rees

Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

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The 50 most cosmic concepts, each explained in half a minute. [more]

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Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

David Wootton

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

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Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as... [more]

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Human biology; Earth sciences

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From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the bestselling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to... [more]

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The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums

The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums...

CSIRO Publishing

Society & Social Sciences; Personal & public health; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Chemistry; Earth sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Technology, Engineering & Agriculture; Wildlife: mammals

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A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone's... [more]

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Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

David C. Catling

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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Astrobiologists study the origin and evolution of life on Earth and the possibility of life beyond Earth; a question that... [more]

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Astronomy 2014 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Astronomy 2014 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

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From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

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The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi

The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi

Michael R Molnar

History of religion; Christian theology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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Could the $50 purchase of an ancient coin by a Rutgers astronomer have unlocked the mystery of the Christmas Star? For years,... [more]

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Worlds without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Worlds without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

Multiverse cosmologies imagine our universe as just one of a vast number of others. While this idea has captivated philosophy,... [more]

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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

John M. Logsdon

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Aerospace & aviation technology

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While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source... [more]

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Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Rupert Sheldrake Ph.D.

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

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The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern-day... [more]

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Unseen Cosmos: The Universe in Radio

Unseen Cosmos: The Universe in Radio

Francis Graham-Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Radio technology; Space science

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Radio telescopes have transformed our understanding of the Universe. Pulsars, quasars, Big Bang cosmology: all are discoveries... [more]

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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan W. Hirshfeld

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Lively, well-illustrated history of measuring the distance to the stars features fascinating historical characters, from ancient... [more]

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Revealing the Heart of the Galaxy: The Milky Way and Its Black Hole

Revealing the Heart of the Galaxy: The Milky Way and Its Black Hole

Robert H. Sanders

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars

Hardback

Provides an insider's view of how the massive black hole was discovered at the Galactic Center. [more]

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Constellations: A Field Guide to the Night Sky

Constellations: A Field Guide to the Night Sky

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

An astronomical atlas of the constellations. [more]

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The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of Covering the Expanding Universe

The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of...

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Offers the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times. From the discovery of distant galaxies to the tiny... [more]

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Our Sun: Biography of a Star

Our Sun: Biography of a Star

Christopher Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astrophysics; Global warming; Space science

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Our Sun reveals the science behind the sun, traces its impact on human history, and reveals its growing importance to our... [more]

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