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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]

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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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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Frank Close (Emeritus Professor of Physics, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford)

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

Paperback

100 questions about eclipses-each answered succinctly to create a comprehensive description of the wonder of this natural... [more]

$25.95

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

Andrew Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In Moondust Andrew sets out to interview all the remaining astronauts who walked on the moon, and to find out how their lives... [more]

$22.99

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2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

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2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide...

Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion

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

Paperback

EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern... [more]

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank

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

Paperback

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator Adam Frank reveals what the latest research on alien civilisations may tell us about our... [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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The Moon: A History for the Future

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The Moon: A History for the Future

Oliver Morton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Every generation has looked up from the Earth and wondered at the beauty of the Moon. 50 years ago, a few Americans became... [more]

$39.99

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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]

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Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World: midi format

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Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World: midi format

Phaidon Editors

Art Treatments & Subjects; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

A gorgeous exploration of the ways in which humans have documented the beauty of the cosmos - in a new compact edition [more]

$49.95

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

$21.99

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Elizabeth Tasker

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

Paperback

Series volume numbering on back of jacket. [more]

$22.99

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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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Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

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Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi,...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jeffrey Simons, Charles Liu

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

Paperback

This beautifully illustrated book is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. [more]

$32.99

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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]

$32.99

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A lavishly illustrated look at the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, in honour of the 50th anniversary, featuring stunning... [more]

$44.99

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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]

$22.99

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Comet: Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe

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Comet: Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe

Jean-Pierre Bibring, Hanns Zischler

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

Hardback

A jawdropping book of photographs that transports the reader into space aboard the Rosetta probe. [more]

$100.00

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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]

$71.99

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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]

$37.99

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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]

$29.99

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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

Hardback

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

$32.99

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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

'Bursts with gloriously geeky detail.' The Telegraph Have you ever made someone you love a mix-tape? Forty years ago,... [more]

$34.99

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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]

$19.99

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