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Astrophotography

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Astrophotography

Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Our enduring fascination in our solar system and the wonders of the universe is now being fed by images of breathtaking detail,... [more]

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Star Trek: Official Guide to Our Universe: True Science Behind the Starship Voya

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Star Trek: Official Guide to Our Universe: True Science Behind the Starship...

Andrew Fazekas

Television; Literature: history & criticism; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

For Star Trek fans and budding stargazers who are ready to launch their own space mission, this inventive book blends science... [more]

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The Last Man on the Moon

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The Last Man on the Moon

Eugene A. Cernan, Don Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Gene Cernan reaches deep into his innermost being to reveal with remarkable candour his reactions to the trials and triumphs... [more]

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50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The 50 key concepts of astronomy, fully explained and illustrated [more]

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

Chris Impey (University of Arizona in Tucson)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Expansive and enlightening... Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids. -New York Times Book Review... [more]

$23.95

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Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets

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Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets

Melissa L. Sevigny

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Tells the story of how a small corner of Arizona became Earth's ambassador to space. From early efforts to reach the Moon... [more]

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Meteorite: Nature and Culture

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Meteorite: Nature and Culture

Maria Golia

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Meteorite: Nature and Culture is a unique, richly illustrated cultural history of these ancient and mysterious phenomena.... [more]

$37.99

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Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction

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Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction

Katherine M. Blundell

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

<div>Black holes are a source of wide fascination. In this Very Short Introduction, Katherine Blundell addresses a variety... [more]

$16.95

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Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy

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Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy

Paul E. Kinzer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

How do I get started in astronomy? This wonderful informal guide is fully updated and covers all you need to take your first... [more]

$29.95

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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness... [more]

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Moonfire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11

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Moonfire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11

Norman Mailer, Colum McCann

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

One of the greatest writers of the 20th century captures the definitive event of modern science. Discover the men, the machinery,... [more]

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Hubble's Legacy: Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed the Universe with It

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Hubble's Legacy: Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed...

Roger D Launius (National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution), David H DeVorkin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The development and operation of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have resulted in many rich legacies, most particularly in... [more]

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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]

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

Arnab Rai Choudhuri (Professor of Physics, Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)

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

Hardback

The 11-year cycle of sunspots is one of the most intriguing natural cycles known to mankind. This book explores the fascinating... [more]

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A thought-provoking and humorous collection on NASA and the future of space travel. [more]

$26.95

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Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe

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Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered...

Alan W. Hirshfeld

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

Paperback

A wondrous tale of cosmic exploration and the colorful characters who ushered astronomy into the modern age [more]

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The Planets: The Definitive Visual Guide to Our Solar System

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The Planets: The Definitive Visual Guide to Our Solar System

DK

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Looks with 3D terrain models that take you on a trip to the surfaces of the rocky planets. As well as covering the Sun, the... [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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Emu Dreaming: An Introduction to Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

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Emu Dreaming: An Introduction to Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

Ray Norris, Cilla Norris

History; Indigenous peoples; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Astronomy is more than just stories - it means a quest to understand the patterns in the sky and the motion and eclipses of... [more]

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Science of Discworld (#1 Science of Discworld)

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Science of Discworld (#1 Science of Discworld)

Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

Fantasy; Fiction companions; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The fantastic first book in the Sunday Times bestselling Science of Discworld seriesWhen a wizardly experiment goes adrift,... [more]

$19.99

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The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects: Sir William Herschel's Star Clusters, Nebulae and Galaxies

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The Complete Guide to the Herschel Objects: Sir William Herschel's Star...

Mark Bratton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Providing a complete re-examination of Herschel's entire catalogue, this is the most accurate and up-to-date reference of... [more]

$130.00

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The Living Cosmos: Our Search for Life in the Universe

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The Living Cosmos: Our Search for Life in the Universe

Chris Impey (University of Arizona)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Considering the development of life on Earth and the potential for life elsewhere in the Universe, this book is a fascinating... [more]

$39.95

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Wonders of the Universe

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Wonders of the Universe

Brian Cox

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe... [more]

$39.99

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Wonders of the Solar System

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Wonders of the Solar System

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

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

Hardback

The Sunday Times Bestseller In Wonders of the Solar System - the book of the acclaimed BBC TV series - Professor... [more]

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The Cambridge Star Atlas

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The Cambridge Star Atlas

Wil Tirion

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

Spiral bound

This classic star atlas is ideal for both beginning astronomers and more experienced observers worldwide. As well as showing... [more]

$58.95

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