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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and others], contributors · Dorling Kindersley
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Astronomy BookExplore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas.The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the univers
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Astrophysics for people in a hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson · W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Audiobook

"The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling...
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Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, 2nd Edition

Andrew Fazekas · National Geographic
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space.Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages, "Night...
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Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping the Universe and Beyond

James Trefil · National Geographic
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the universe, and beyond. For space enthusiasts, science lovers, and star gazers, here is the newly revised edition of National Geographic's enduring guide to space, with a new introduction...
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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

Michael E Summers · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are being discovered all the time, and even more...
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The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

Roger D.Launius · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Comprehensive illustrated guide to the history of U.S. and international space exploration, both manned and unmannedThroughout history, humans have been fascinated by space. From the Babylonian astronomers of 700 BCE who charted the paths of planets, to the ancient Inca and Aztec builders...
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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

Seth Fletcher · Ecco
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Einstein's Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein's theory of relativity to its ultimate test and helping to answer our deepest questions about space, time, the origins of the universe, and the nature...
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StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

Neil deGrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with...
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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

Michio Kaku · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization...
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