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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

Simon Garfield

Prose: non-fiction; History; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Paperback

A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map [more]

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

Helmut Satz

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Astrophysics

Hardback

What is the origin of the universe? What was there before the universe appeared? We are presently witnessing a second Copernican... [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]

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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 (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still... [more]

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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; Advocate - Science

Paperback

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

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes,...

Marcia Bartusiak

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

Paperback

An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery... [more]

$32.99

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Destination Mars: The Story of Our Quest to Conquer the Red Planet

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Destination Mars: The Story of Our Quest to Conquer the Red Planet

Andrew May

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

Paperback

The first title in Icon's new Hot Science series, exploring the cutting edge of modern science. [more]

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and...

David Baron

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

Hardback

This nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthral readers as a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse plunges America into... [more]

$39.95

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

Nicky Jenner

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

Paperback

<b>Everything you ever wanted to know about the Red Planet, revealed in an up-close and personal tour of Mars.</b> [more]

$24.99

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics (50 million readers since... [more]

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

John Chambers, Jacqueline Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; The Earth: natural history general

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Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years... [more]

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Life Through Time and Space

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Life Through Time and Space

Wallace Arthur

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation... [more]

$59.99

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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

The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history*Selected... [more]

$22.99

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Asteroid Hunters

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Asteroid Hunters

Carrie Nugent

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$19.99

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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

Carol Christian, Jean-Rene Roy

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

This book gives simple yet rigorous answers to hundreds of astronomical questions, for anyone who has ever wondered about... [more]

$35.95

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Radio Astronomer: John Bolton and a New Window on the Universe

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Radio Astronomer: John Bolton and a New Window on the Universe

Peter Robertson

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

Hardback

The leading Australian astronomer of his generation, John Bolton, was born in Sheffield and educated at Cambridge University.... [more]

$59.99

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton (Lecturer in Theoretical Cosmology, Queen Mary, University of London)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

$15.95

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The Sun

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The Sun

Leon Golub, Jay M. Pasachoff

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

Hardback

The Sun offers an engaging and informative account of what scientists know about the sun, and the history of these discoveries.... [more]

$62.99

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Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

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Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

Dean Buonomano (UCLA)

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Neurosciences

Hardback

A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time. [more]

$38.95

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This Is Mars: Mid-Sized Edition: Mid-Sized Edition

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This Is Mars: Mid-Sized Edition: Mid-Sized Edition

Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard, Nicolas Mangold

Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

Images of Mars sent by the probes Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Pathfinder, and Mars Express, as well as those delivered by Martian... [more]

$70.00

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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 (Professor, University of Oxford)

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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The Art of Astrophotography

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The Art of Astrophotography

Ian Morison (Jodrell Bank, University of Manchester)

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book provides a step-by-step guide of how anyone can capture and produce beautiful astronomical images, for beginners... [more]

$53.95

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NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens: 1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration Concepts)

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NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens: 1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe...

Ralph Lorenz

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

Hardback

The descent of the Huygens probe to the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, in 2005, marks a pinnacle achievement in space... [more]

$71.95

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

Claire Brock

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

Paperback

The story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel [more]

$22.99

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