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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]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

Hardback

The story of the fifty-year search by the world s top scientists for a missing planet, and Albert Einstein s remarkable proof... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

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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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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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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

Paperback

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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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 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]

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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]

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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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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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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

John Asher Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

Hardback

An authoritative primer on the four key techniques that today's planet hunters use to detect the feeble signals of planets... [more]

$66.00

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Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

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Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Nirmala Nataraj

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

Take a tour of the universe with this breathtaking collection of photographs from the archives of NASA. Astonishing images... [more]

$69.99

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves...

Bob Berman

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Astronomy, space & time; Light (optics); Geophysics

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From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.... [more]

$29.95

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The Impact of Discovering Life Beyond Earth

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The Impact of Discovering Life Beyond Earth

Steven J. Dick

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Discusses the big questions about how the discovery of extraterrestrial life, whether intelligent or microbial, would impact... [more]

$57.95

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Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe

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Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe

Anna Frebel

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

Hardback

Originally published as Auf der Suche nach den ealtesten Sterne, c2012 S. Fischer Verlag GmbHm Frankfurt am Main. --Title... [more]

$49.95

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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)

Hardback

The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

$59.99

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

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

Hardback

Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [more]

$60.95

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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

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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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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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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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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

Is a mission to Mars really possbile? [more]

$26.95

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

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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)

Paperback

Part-history of the cosmos, part-intellectual adventure, this book travels from the Big Bang to the distant future via parallel... [more]

$24.99

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A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea

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A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea

Michael West

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea tells the fascinating story of how a remote mountaintop... [more]

$65.95

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