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Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

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Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

David A. Weintraub

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

Hardback

The story of the search for life on Mars--and the moral issues confronting us as we prepare to send humans there Does life... [more]

$49.99

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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

Hardback

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

$49.99

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Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight

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Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight

Joe Pappalardo

Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Life in space? This timely book shows the current state and future of the space travel industry--and how this is becoming... [more]

$49.95

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

Jeffrey Kluger

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of Americas's darkest years with a nearly unimaginable... [more]

$39.99

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Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space

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Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space

Stuart Lowe, Chris North

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In this truly mind-blowing book, cutting-edge graphics are used to illuminate the most extraordinary places and objects that... [more]

$19.99

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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

Terence Dickinson

Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Updated portfolio of over 300 breathtaking photographs from the Hubble telescope which show the very latest discoveries about... [more]

$45.00

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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

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

Paperback

Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller [more]

$30.00

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Big History: Our Incredible Journey, from Big Bang to Now

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Big History: Our Incredible Journey, from Big Bang to Now

DK

History; General & world history; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Understand how and why we got where we are today with Big History. From the formation of our universe to the present day,... [more]

$49.99

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Moons: A Very Short Introduction

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Moons: A Very Short Introduction

David A. Rothery

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Physics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Our Solar System contains more moons than planets. They show astonishing variety, and some look more likely than Mars to host... [more]

$16.95

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Astronomy's Limitless Journey: A Guide to Understanding the Universe

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Astronomy's Limitless Journey: A Guide to Understanding the Universe

Gunther Hasinger

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Takes the reader on a journey to the far reaches of the universe - an exciting time travel that begins with the incredibly... [more]

$34.95

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Rocket Ranch: The Nuts and Bolts of the Apollo Moon Program at Kennedy Space Center

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Rocket Ranch: The Nuts and Bolts of the Apollo Moon Program at Kennedy Space...

Jonathan H. Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Jonathan Ward takes the reader deep into the facilities at Kennedy Space Center to describe NASA's first computer systems... [more]

$97.95

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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

Tells the fascinating story of how a remote mountaintop in the middle of the Pacific Ocean became home to the most powerful... [more]

$65.95  $15.00

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A Down to Earth Guide to the Cosmos

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A Down to Earth Guide to the Cosmos

Mark Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

To the beginner, the star-filled night sky can seem mysterious and unfathomable. From the origins of our Universe to the ever... [more]

$22.99

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Sun, Earth and Sky

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Sun, Earth and Sky

Kenneth R. Lang

Mathematics & Sciences; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Geophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Written in a light and friendly style, this lavishly illustrated book introduces the life-sustaining Sun and its physics,... [more]

$97.95

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Budget Astrophotography: Imaging with Your DSLR or Webcam

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Budget Astrophotography: Imaging with Your DSLR or Webcam

Timothy J. Jensen

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

Paperback

Here are clear explanations of how to make superb astronomical deep-sky images using only a DSLR or webcam and an astronomical... [more]

$69.95

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Gemini Manual: An insight into NASA's Gemini spacecraft, the prec

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Gemini Manual: An insight into NASA's Gemini spacecraft, the prec

David Woods, David Harland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

An insight into NASA's Gemini spacecraft, the precursor to Apollo and the key to the Moon NASA's Gemini space flight programme... [more]

$39.95

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Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft

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Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft...

Jay Gallentine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Presents the story of first unmanned space probes and planetary explorers - from the Sputnik and Explorer satellites launched... [more]

$39.95  $15.00

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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]

$26.95

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Apollo 13 Manual: An engineering insight into how NASA saved the crew of the crippled Moon mission

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Apollo 13 Manual: An engineering insight into how NASA saved the crew of...

David Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and... [more]

$39.95

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Weird Worlds: Bizarre Bodies of the Solar System and Beyond

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Weird Worlds: Bizarre Bodies of the Solar System and Beyond

David A. J. Seargent

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

Paperback

This book concentrates on the odd and interesting aspects of planetary bodies, including asteroids and moons, describing... [more]

$74.95

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Your Ticket To The Universe

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Your Ticket To The Universe

Kimberly K. Arcand, Megan Watzke

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Easy-to-read guide to the universe. Includes information on the planets, and other astrological entities -- [more]

$46.95

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The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light

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The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial...

Paul Bogard

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Meteorology & climatology; Applied ecology; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Streetlamps, neon signs - an ever-present glow that has changed the natural world and adversely affected our health; Paul... [more]

$39.95

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Faint Objects and How to Observe Them

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Faint Objects and How to Observe Them

Brian Cudnik

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

Paperback

Aimed at observers with 10-inch or larger telescopes, this guide to some of the most distant, dim, and rarely observed celestial... [more]

$62.95

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Wonders of Life

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Wonders of Life

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

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

Hardback

What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end? [more]

$45.00

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The Star Atlas Companion: What you need to know about the Constellations

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The Star Atlas Companion: What you need to know about the Constellations...

Philip M. Bagnall

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

Paperback

Conventional star atlases are great for locating constellations and individual stars but The Star Atlas Companion goes one... [more]

$80.95

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