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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in the Universe

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's `small step' this beautiful book explores people's fascination with our only... [more]

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to the Apollo Landings

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to...

Robert Stone, Alan Andres

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

Paperback

In a world divided by the ideological struggles of the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, more than... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether... [more]

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Along with the National Space Society, a foremost space historian and author offers an inside look at the next 20 years in... [more]

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that Shook our Universe

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that...

Bob Berman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An explosive epic encompassing the Big Bang, other past booms and future cataclysms! [more]

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The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record

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The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record

Jonathan Scott

Music recording & reproduction; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

'Blends extraterrestrial wonder with earthbound charm and brims with poignant revelations.' Mojo 'Bursts with gloriously... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Planets: A User's Guide to the Solar System

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The Secret Lives of Planets: A User's Guide to the Solar System

Paul Murdin

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space; Gift books; Advocate - Science

Hardback

An inside guide by astronomer Paul Murdin revealing everything you need to know about the planets, their satellites and our... [more]

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy...

J. L. Lawrence

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

How to predict and calculate the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer... [more]

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites

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Celestial Geometry: Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites...

Ken Taylor

Prehistoric archaeology; Mind, Body, Spirit; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Explore 60 of the world's most extraordinary and mysterious archaeological structures and locations to uncover fascinating... [more]

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Alice Gorman

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its head. Alice Gorman's captivating inquiry... [more]

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets...

Andrew May

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

Paperback

Is Earth really doomed to be destroyed by a cosmic catastrophe? [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey

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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey

Luke Wesley Price

Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Commemorating 30 years of space shuttle exploration, this beautifully crafted photography book curates the finest NASA space... [more]

$59.99

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

Carolyn Collins Petersen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

New paperback edition - This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars... [more]

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success...

Richard Wiseman

Mathematics & Sciences; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

'The legacy of Apollo is that you can do anything you set your mind to' Christopher C Kraft Jr, Director of Flight Operations,... [more]

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Finding our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea-the Milky Way's Home

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Finding our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea-the Milky...

Helene Courtois (Professor and Vice-President, University of Lyon)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How a team of researchers, led by the author, discovered our home galaxy's location in the universe. [more]

$49.99

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

Robin Kerrod, Tom Jackson

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The Night Sky Explorer contains all the information and equipment the aspiring... [more]

$39.95

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J.L. Pickering, John Bisney

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized... [more]

$84.95

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

$27.99

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

$35.00

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

Dan Bortolotti

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

First paperback edition with over 100 photographs of one of nature's greatest spectacles and captions that reflect on the... [more]

$24.95

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Two of Britain's popular astronomers answer all the questions people ask about space travel, telescopes, the solar system,... [more]

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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Mercury

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Mercury

William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this up-to-date and beautifully illustrated volume, William Sheehan brings our understanding of the planet into clear focus.... [more]

$59.99

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