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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss and J Richard Gott Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780691157245
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously...

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Mission Moon 3-D: A New Perspective on the Space Race

by David J Eicher and Brian May The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780262039451
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

The story of the lunar landing and the events that led up to it, told in text and visually stunning 3-D images.   July...

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Lost Art of Finding Our Way

by John Edward Huth Belknap Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780674088078
Format:
Pb+ 544 pages

Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments....

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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved

by Marcia Bartusiak Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780300219661
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the...

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Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

by David Bercovici Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780300230505
Format:
Pb+ 152 pages

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang...

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Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

by David A Weintraub Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780691180533
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

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

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Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

by Donald Goldsmith Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780674976900
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

“How do alien, faraway worlds reveal their existence to Earthlings? Let Donald Goldsmith count the ways. As an experienced astronomer...

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Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

by Claude A. Piantadosi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Seeking to reenergize Americans' passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance...

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Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

by Marcia Bartusiak Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780300223392
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein’s predicted gravitational waves - and celebrates their recent discovery. In...

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All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

by Jon Willis Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780300208696
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

Long before space travel was possible, the idea of life beyond Earth transfixed humans. In this fascinating book, astronomer Jon...

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Journey of the Universe

by Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780300209433
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth. Through the...

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Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo

by Nicholas de Monchaux The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780262015202
Format:
Hbk 380 pages

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in July of 1969, they wore spacesuits made by Playtex: twenty-one...

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Life through Time and Space

by Wallace Arthur Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780674975866
Format:
Hbk 296 pages

All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation of our...

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Galileo's Telescope: A European Story

by Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota and Franco Giudice Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780674736917
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Between 1608 and 1610 the canopy of the night sky changed forever, ripped open by an object created almost by accident: a cylinder...

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy

by Govert Schilling Belknap Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780674237742
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted...

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