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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Advocate - Science

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science... [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing... [more]

$16.95

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

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

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Shoot the Moon: A Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging

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Shoot the Moon: A Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging

Nicolas Dupont-Bloch

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Dedicated to modern lunar imaging, this is an in-depth and illustrated guide to capturing impressive images of our nearest... [more]

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

Frank Wilczek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Gravity

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An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the... [more]

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Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

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Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

Alan Burdick

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Hardback

Time is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it s always on our minds and it advances through every living... [more]

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking

Documentary movies & films; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black... [more]

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

Owen Gingerich

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus... [more]

$14.95

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time

Simon Garfield

Prose: non-fiction; History; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Hardback

An entertaining and authoritative exploration of how and why time has come to rule our lives from the bestselling author of... [more]

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Sun Moon Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets

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Sun Moon Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Einstein...

Tyler Nordgren

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

One of Amazon's Best Science Books of 2016 On August 21, 2017, more than ten million Americans will experience an awe-inspiring... [more]

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of Sea Navigation

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of...

John S. Croucher, Professor Rosalind F. Croucher

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Navigation & seamanship

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The first biography of the remarkable Janet Taylor, a nineteenth-century navigator and mathematician who left an incredible... [more]

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

Daniel Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Physics

Hardback

How to Think Like Stephen Hawking reveals the key motivations, desires and philosophies that make Hawking one of the world's... [more]

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first... [more]

$35.00

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The Search for Earth's Twin: Extra-Solar Planets and Strange New Worlds

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The Search for Earth's Twin: Extra-Solar Planets and Strange New Worlds...

Stuart Clark

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

Hardback

The true, cutting-edge story of man's epic quest to find an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining complex life. [more]

$45.00

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Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets

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Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets

Melissa L. Sevigny

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The book tells the story of how an upstart planetary laboratory in Tucson, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL), would... [more]

$34.95

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

Jazz; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

Hardback

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [more]

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Beyond the Galaxy: How Humanity Looked Beyond Our Milky Way and Discovered the Entire Universe

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Beyond the Galaxy: How Humanity Looked Beyond Our Milky Way and Discovered...

Ethan Siegel

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

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A look up at the night sky reveals a treasury of wonders. Even to the naked eye, the Moon, stars, planets, the Milky Way and... [more]

$80.95

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Astronomia Nova

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Astronomia Nova

Johannes Kepler

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Cosmology & the universe

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Second edition, completely revised, of the only English translation of Kepler's 1609 masterpiece. A work of astonishing originality,... [more]

$82.95

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (in)Significance

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (in)Significance

Caleb A. Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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Though the concept of the universe suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe... [more]

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

Galaxies & stars

Paperback

This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus'... [more]

$17.95

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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

John Asher Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

Hardback

An authoritative primer on the four key techniques that today's planet hunters use to detect the feeble signals of planets... [more]

$66.00

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