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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens

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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens

Andrea Wulf

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

Hardback

Originally published: London: William Heinemann, 2012. [more]

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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

Alan Boss

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

From one of the leaders of the search for extrasolar planets, a riveting account of the next breakthrough: the imminent discovery... [more]

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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]

$34.95  $15.00

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What If the Earth Had Two Moons?

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What If the Earth Had Two Moons?

Neil F. Comins

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

Paperback

What if? questions have always stimulated people to think in new ways. This title leads us on a fascinating 10 world journey... [more]

$37.95  $10.00

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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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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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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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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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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]

$22.99

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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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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

Hardback

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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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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Introduction to Black Hole Physics

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Introduction to Black Hole Physics

Valeri P. Frolov, Andrei Zelnikov

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

Paperback

What is a black hole? How many of them are in our Universe? Can black holes be created in a laboratory or in particle colliders?... [more]

$71.95

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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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Exploration and Engineering: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars

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Exploration and Engineering: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest...

Erik M. Conway

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

Hardback

Although the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has become synonymous with the United States' planetary exploration... [more]

$68.00

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical charts & atlases

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide has been providing star gazers with everything they need to know about... [more]

$16.95

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