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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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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]

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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

Hardback

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

$28.95

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

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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 takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created?... [more]

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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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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

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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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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]

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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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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]

$26.95

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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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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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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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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

Paperback

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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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]

$39.99

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A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely-Tuned Cosmos

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A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely-Tuned Cosmos

Geraint F. Lewis, Luke A. Barnes

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

Hardback

An engaging defence and critique of the various arguments from both science and religion on the fine-tuning of the Universe.... [more]

$56.95

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Craters of the Far Side Moon

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Craters of the Far Side Moon

John Moore, Sir (James Madison University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

How many craters on the farside of the Moon would you know offhand - five, ten to a few more? There are several hundred, officially-named... [more]

$55.00

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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

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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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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]

$59.95

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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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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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