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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]

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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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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]

$19.99

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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

Hardback

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

$27.95

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

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

Hardback

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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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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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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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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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

Set to put Carroll alongside our greatest humanist thinkers from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E.O.... [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]

$45.95

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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

Paperback

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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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]

$27.99

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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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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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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

$48.95

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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

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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 Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

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

Hardback

Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll... [more]

$46.95

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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]

$45.95

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Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction

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Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction

Katherine M. Blundell

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

Paperback

<div>Black holes are a source of wide fascination. In this Very Short Introduction, Katherine Blundell addresses a variety... [more]

$15.95

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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

Paperback

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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The Nature of Space and Time

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The Nature of Space and Time

Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

Paperback

How could quantum gravity, a theory that could explain the earlier moments of the big bang and the physics of the enigmatic... [more]

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