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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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 Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

$24.99

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the Big Crunch, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the...

Chris Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

The Earth is a fascinating place of unbelievable wonder -- and it's the only home we've ever known. But our planet is just... [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

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

$19.99

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

Patricia Daniels, Robert Burnham

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

Hardback

Offers information that challenges the reader with did-you-know surprises: the Sun's true temperature and timeline; an inside... [more]

$60.00  $20.00

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A Brief History of the Universe

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A Brief History of the Universe

J P McEvoy

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Since the dawn of time, men have gazed at the stars and attempted to chart the heavens. Beginning at Stonehenge and ending... [more]

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

Harry Nussbaumer, Lydia Bieri

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

Hardback

This book explores the history of the discovery of the expanding universe, one of the most exciting exploits in astronomy.... [more]

$110.00  $50.00

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

Steve Massey

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Ever wondered what lies out there in the Solar System beyond our own planet? This guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planets... [more]

$29.95  $13.00

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Saturn: A New View

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Saturn: A New View

Laura Lovett, Joan Horvath, Jeff Cuzzi

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

Hardback

Features photographs of the planet Saturn taken by the spacecraft Cassini. Accompanying the wealth of imagery are essays on... [more]

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Worlds Beyond: The Thrill of Planetary Exploration as told by Leading Experts

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Worlds Beyond: The Thrill of Planetary Exploration as told by Leading Experts...

S. Alan Stern

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Paperback

Leading planetary scientists give personal accounts of their work, and their desire to understand and explore worlds beyond... [more]

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An Introduction to Star Formation

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An Introduction to Star Formation

Derek Ward-Thompson, Anthony P. Whitworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

Paperback

Ideal for students and researchers alike, this advanced textbook provides a complete overview of star formation. [more]

$84.95

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

History; 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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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Simon Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Describes the saga of humankind's quest to unravel the secrets of the universe. This title explains the physics and the history... [more]

$34.95

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

Buzz Aldrin, Leonard David

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

Paperback

Celebrated astronaut and bestselling author Buzz Aldrin boldly supports the continuing quest to explore the new frontiers... [more]

$26.95

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

Martin Rees

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

Paperback

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers. [more]

$22.99

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Asteroids: Relics of Ancient Time

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Asteroids: Relics of Ancient Time

Michael K. Shepard

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

An engaging read for anyone curious about asteroids and what they may mean for our future - both as threats and opportunities.... [more]

$59.95

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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved

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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and...

Marcia Bartusiak

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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The contentious history of the idea of the black hole - the most fascinating and bizarre celestial object in the heavens.... [more]

$38.95

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

$50.95

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Higher Speculations: Grand Theories and Failed Revolutions in Physics and Cosmology

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Higher Speculations: Grand Theories and Failed Revolutions in Physics and...

Helge Kragh

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

Paperback

A historical account of highly ambitious attempts to understand all of nature in terms of fundamental physics. Presenting... [more]

$44.95

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The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

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The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission - told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. ... [more]

$32.99

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

Paperback

From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

$27.99

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Stargazers: Copernicus, Galileo, the Telescope and the Church

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Stargazers: Copernicus, Galileo, the Telescope and the Church

Allan Chapman

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

Paperback

The fascinating story of the two hundred year campaign to map the heavens. [more]

$19.99

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Mars

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Mars

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

An exploration of the planet Mars. It investigates the planet's position, origin, composition and geology. There are historical... [more]

$49.95

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Seeing Like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge of Mars

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Seeing Like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge of Mars...

Janet Vertesi

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics

Hardback

Taking you behind the scenes to reveal the work that goes into creating our knowledge of Mars, this book shows science in... [more]

$63.00

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Atlas of Great Comets

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Atlas of Great Comets

Ronald Stoyan

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

Hardback

A stunning visual reference on thirty of the greatest comets that have been witnessed and documented since the Middle Ages.... [more]

$105.00

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