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Astronomy, space & time titles - 2,745 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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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,...

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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A star-gazer since childhood, astronomer Gaensler has not lost his wide-eyed fascination with the stars. In this engaging,... [more]

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality

The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality...

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Nuclear structure physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics

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Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why... [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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Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made it Happen

Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Astronautics

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The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity Award-winning... [more]

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Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe

Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered...

Alan W. Hirshfeld

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

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A wondrous tale of cosmic exploration and the colorful characters who ushered astronomy into the modern age [more]

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

Lee Smolin

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

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Nothing seems more real than time passing. We experience life as a succession of moments. But just as some of us see God as... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem

Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude...

National Maritime Museum, Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts; Precision instruments manufacture; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude . [more]

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The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children?... [more]

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The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

Katherine Freese

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

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The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe - from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars - constitute... [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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Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun

Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun

Leon Golub, Jay M. Pasachoff

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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An authoritative and readable introduction to the Sun, our nearest star, from two experienced astronomers, for general science... [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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Gravity's Engines: The Other Side of Black Holes

Gravity's Engines: The Other Side of Black Holes

Caleb A. Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Traces the two hundred year history of our attempts to discover the nature of black holes. This title reveals how these giant... [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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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark

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

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Where do we come from? What makes the universe the way it is? In essence, why are we here? With dazzling clarity, the author... [more]

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Space Has No Frontier: The Terrestrial Life and Times of Bernard Lovell

Space Has No Frontier: The Terrestrial Life and Times of Bernard Lovell...

John Bromely-Davenport

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

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The biography of the late, great Sir Bernard Lovell, the Isaac Newton of radio astronomy . The life of this modern Renaissance... [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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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

Paperback

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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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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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; The historical Jesus; 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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