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Treasures of the Southern Sky

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Treasures of the Southern Sky

Robert Gendler, Lars Lindberg Christensen, David Malin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula,... [more]

$92.95

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Guidebook to the Constellations: Telescopic Sights, Tales, and Myths

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Guidebook to the Constellations: Telescopic Sights, Tales, and Myths

Phil Simpson

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

Paperback

This handbook guides the stargazer through all 88 officially recognized constellations, grouped according to their origin... [more]

$57.95

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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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Choosing and Using a Refracting Telescope

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Choosing and Using a Refracting Telescope

Neil English

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This is a comprehensive guide to buying, testing, and using a refracting telescope. It is written mainly for amateur astronomers... [more]

$85.95

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1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers

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1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for...

Michael E. Bakich

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

Paperback

This guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects features celestial bodies that are accessible to amateur... [more]

$81.95

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Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide

Craig Callender

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

What is time? The 5th-century philosopher St Augustine famously said that he knew what time was, so long as no one asked him.... [more]

$12.99

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Astronomy Manual: The practical guide to the night sky

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Astronomy Manual: The practical guide to the night sky

Jane A. Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Offers information about the practical aspects of astronomy. This book applies the Haynes approach to a popular and inspirational... [more]

$57.95

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The Practical Astronomer

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The Practical Astronomer

DK Publishing, Anton Vamplew

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

Paperback

Explains how to find celestial objects using the naked eye and a telescope in one's very own backyard, in a book that includes... [more]

$31.95

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Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide

J. P. McEvoy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This guide explores the fascinating life of Stephen Hawking, and the evolution of his work from his days as a student. [more]

$12.99

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Starlight: An Introduction to Stellar Physics for Amateurs

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Starlight: An Introduction to Stellar Physics for Amateurs

Keith Robinson

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

Paperback

This book tells the amazing story of the physics of stars and starlight. While it is an in-depth study of stellar astrophysics,... [more]

$77.95

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Shrouds of the Night: Masks of the Milky Way and Our Awesome New View of Galaxies

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Shrouds of the Night: Masks of the Milky Way and Our Awesome New View of...

David L. Block, Kenneth C. Freeman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The authors of this beautiful book describe our ever-sharpening view of the Milky Way and the discovery of its neighboring... [more]

$69.95

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Mars: From Myth and Mystery to Recent Discoveries

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Mars: From Myth and Mystery to Recent Discoveries

Markus Hotakainen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This absorbing book tells the story of Mars since the dawn of mankind's curiosity for celestial wonders. It covers everything,... [more]

$63.95

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Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet

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Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet

Oliver Morton

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The everyday miracle of photosynthesis is the topic of this accessible book by an award-winning science journalist, who received... [more]

$65.00

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The Music of the Big Bang: The Cosmic Microwave Background and the New Cosmology

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The Music of the Big Bang: The Cosmic Microwave Background and the New Cosmology...

Amedeo Balbi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The book focuses on how the exploration of the cosmic background radiation has shaped our picture of the Universe. Using a... [more]

$53.95

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The Sky is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for Amateurs

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The Sky is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for Amateurs

Robert K. Buchheim

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This is THE book for the amateur astronomer who is ready to take the next step in his or her astronomical journey. Till now... [more]

$75.00

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The Universal Force: Gravity - Creator of Worlds

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The Universal Force: Gravity - Creator of Worlds

Louis Girifalco (Professor of Materials Science, Department of Materials Science, University of Pennsylvania)

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Classical mechanics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This book describes the growth of our understanding of gravity and the science on which it is based, from the early Greeks... [more]

$64.95

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Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet

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Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet...

Steve Squyres

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Chronicles the Mars Exploration Rover Mission, the most ambitious attempt to explore the surface of another planet and the... [more]

$23.95

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The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds

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The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material...

Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Dwight Williams

Biography; True stories; Mind, Body, Spirit; Popular astronomy & space

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Tries to combine elements of history, science, and theology to explain the mysteries of human consciousness, the universal... [more]

$27.95

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The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed for Discovery

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The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed for Discovery...

Guillermo Gonzalez, Jay Wesley Richards

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Arguing that life may be rarer than some astronomers and philosophers have said, the author details the delicate balance of... [more]

$53.00

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The Hundred Greatest Stars

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The Hundred Greatest Stars

James B. Kaler

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

Hardback

Astronomer James Kaler takes us on a tour of the 100 most interesting stars, describing their characteristics and importance... [more]

$49.95

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This New Ocean

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This New Ocean

William E. Burrows

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A history of the space age, which looks at both the American and the Russian space programs, and also considers their impact... [more]

$35.00

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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters

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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters

Richard O. Norton

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

Paperback

This popular guide to cosmic debris introduces the fascinating world of meteorites, astroids, comets, and impact craters.... [more]

$57.95

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Contact (Film Tie-in)

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Contact (Film Tie-in)

Carl Sagan

Science fiction; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Beautiful astrophysicist Rebecca Blake deciphers long-awaited signals from space, persuades world leaders to construct a machine... [more]

$14.95

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Dark Sun

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Dark Sun

Rhodes

History; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

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

$41.95

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Apollo 13

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Apollo 13

James Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The classic story of endurance, heroism and survival, co-authored by the commander of the Apollo 13 mission. [more]

$19.99

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