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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

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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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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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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; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Microbiology (non-medical)

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

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

John Chambers, Jacqueline Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; The Earth: natural history general

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Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years... [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

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

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Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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Chandra's Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed by NASA's Premier X-Ray Observatory

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Chandra's Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed by...

Wallace H. Tucker

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

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On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever built, was launched aboard the space... [more]

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The Art of Astrophotography

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The Art of Astrophotography

Ian Morison

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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This book provides a step-by-step guide of how anyone can capture and produce beautiful astronomical images, for beginners... [more]

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

John Hands

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

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The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from [more]

$34.99

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

Claire Brock

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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The story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel [more]

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Worlds Fantastic, Worlds Familiar: A Guided Tour of the Solar System

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Worlds Fantastic, Worlds Familiar: A Guided Tour of the Solar System

Bonnie J. Buratti

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

Hardback

A senior planetary astronomer leads this personal tour of NASA's latest Solar System discoveries. [more]

$35.95

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

Frank Close

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read... [more]

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel, Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

Paperback

A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers... [more]

$31.95

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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

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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]

$32.99

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Spooky Action at a Distance

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Spooky Action at a Distance

George Musser

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

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time: nonlocality - the ability of... [more]

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search...

Michael Summers, Clarence J Robinson Professor of Physics James Trefil (George Mason University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

Astronomer Michael Summers and physicist James Trefil explore remarkable recent discoveries. [more]

$54.95

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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]

$74.95

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A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

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A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

Zeeya Merali

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

An award-winning science writer attempts to provide an entirely serious answer to a seemingly ludicrous question: could aliens... [more]

$46.95

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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

A brilliant, witty, and thought-provoking trip by The New Yorker's science and tech editor and National Book Award finalist... [more]

$46.95

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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]

$19.99

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything...

John Gribbin

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

Paperback

Popular science master John Gribbin tackles the very biggest question modern science has to answer. [more]

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Asteroids: Astronomical and Geological Bodies

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Asteroids: Astronomical and Geological Bodies

Thomas H. Burbine

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Earth sciences

Hardback

An overview of asteroid science, summarising the astronomical and geological characteristics of asteroids, for students and... [more]

$150.00

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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]

$39.95

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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]

$12.99

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