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The Monthly Sky Guide
The Monthly Sky Guide
by Ian Ridpath
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The fifth edition of Ridpath and Tirion's famous guide to the night sky, updated to 2004.... (read more)

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Destination Space: Making Science Fiction a Reality
Destination Space: Making Science Fiction a Reality
by Kenny Kemp
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The human impulse is to explore, and now there is an unexplored territory open for the traveler. The arrival of a revolutionary, safe, and environmentally friendly flying machine called SpaceShipTwo makes suborbital space travel a reality. For the... (read more)

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David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers
David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers
by David Levy
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Meteors occur when a meteoroid, a speck of dust in space, enters the Earth's atmosphere. The heat generated when this happens causes the surrounding air to glow, resulting in 'shooting stars'. During the most spectacular meteor storms larger particles... (read more)

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Planets: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Planets: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by David A Rothery
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From the rings of Saturn to the "canals" of Mars and the Great Red Dot of Jupiter, the planets of our Solar System have long fascinated humanity. Featuring many striking photos, this Very Short Introduction offers a fascinating portrait of the unique... (read more)

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Cosmology
Cosmology
by Hermann Bondi
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A co-developer of the steady-state theory of the universe—an alternative to the Big Bang theory—explores his conception of the expanding universe. Hermann Bondi's historic book was among the first to present cosmology as a branch of physics in... (read more)

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Heaven's Touch: From Killer Stars to the Seeds of Life, How We Are Connected to the Universe
Heaven's Touch: From Killer Stars to the Seeds of Life, How We Are Connected to the Universe
by James B Kaler
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Did you know that as you read these words showers of high-speed particles from exploding stars are raining down on you? As you gaze into the starry sky, you might feel isolated from the Universe around you--but you're not. This book reveals the startling... (read more)

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The Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Visionaries Who Built It
The Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Visionaries Who Built It
by Robert Zimmerman
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The Hubble Space Telescope has produced the most stunning images of the cosmos humanity has ever seen. It has transformed our understanding of the universe around us, revealing new information about its age and evolution, the life cycle of stars, and the... (read more)

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The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System
The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System
by David Baker
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Honorable Mention, 2010 Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, Cosmology and Astronomy... (read more)

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Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan and Alessandro Poli
Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan and Alessandro Poli
by Giovanna Borasi
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This book presents three architectural responses to the idea of journeys through outer space in a future based on technology. After the 1969 moonwalk, Alessandro Poli with Superstudio considered it critical to imagine our environment as connected to... (read more)

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On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978--The NASA History
On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978--The NASA History
by Edward C Ezell
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Although it was only designed for a ninety-day surface mission, the Viking 1 lander ultimately transmitted science messages to Earth for seven years. This authoritative history chronicles the remarkable achievements of the Viking program during its first... (read more)

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Mapping the Sky: The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Mapping the Sky: The Essential Guide to Astronomy
by Leïla Haddad and Alain Cirou
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Mapping the Sky combines a practical how-to guide to star-watching with the fascinating history of astronomical discovery. In part one, author Leïla Haddad tells how the universe has been understood and explored; starting with ancient Greek... (read more)

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Stargazing with Binoculars
Stargazing with Binoculars
by Robin Scagell
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Praise for the first edition: A serious contender for the title of best all-around introduction to binocular astronomy. -- Sky and Telescope Updated with the latest in binocular technology Stargazing with Binoculars is the ideal guide for newcomers to... (read more)

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Simple Stargazing: A First-Time Skywatcher's Guide
Simple Stargazing: A First-Time Skywatcher's Guide
by Anton Vamplew
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< p> < center> < b> A fun and informative skywatcher's guide for the astronomy novice< /b> < /center> < /p> < p> This book will make sense of the night sky for beginners of all ages. And contrary to popular... (read more)

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Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe, Volume IV
Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe, Volume IV
by Alexander Von Humboldt
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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Many Skies: Alternative Histories of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Stars
Many Skies: Alternative Histories of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Stars
by Arthur Upgren
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Art Upgren not only reminds us of the simple pleasures of stargazing, he reconnects us with the generations of those who have dared to ask how it all works. Upgren's book thus carves a path along which we can reacquaint ourselves with the universe. -Dr... (read more)

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Beyond UFOs: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Its Astonishing Implications for Our Future
Beyond UFOs: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Its Astonishing Implications for Our Future
by Jeffrey Bennett
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"With the possible exception of the God question, I can think of no subject that has inspired such wide-eyed wonder and speculation as the matter of whether or not we are alone in the cosmos. The search for extraterrestrial intelligence today has almost... (read more)

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Astronomy Demystified (Demystified)
Astronomy Demystified (Demystified)
by Stan Gibilisco
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THE FAST AND PAINLESS WAY TO GRASP THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BASIC ASTRONOMY . . . WITHOUT FORMAL TRAINING Want to master astronomy or aerospace engineering but are intimidated by the complex formulas and equations? Tried other self-teaching guides but were... (read more)

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Postcards from Mars: The First Photographer on the Red Planet
Postcards from Mars: The First Photographer on the Red Planet
by Jim Bell
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The most fantastic of all journeysandmdash;the Spirit and Opportunity mobile robot missions to the surface of Marsandmdash;produced over 150,000 astonishing photographs. While the images were made available on low-resolution computer screens as they... (read more)

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A Dictionary of the Space Age (New Series in NASA History)
A Dictionary of the Space Age (New Series in NASA History)
by Paul Dickson
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The launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 ushered in an exciting era of scientific and technological advancement. As television news anchors, radio hosts, and journalists reported the happenings of the American and the Soviet space programs to millions of... (read more)

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Ice, Rock, and Beauty: A Visual Tour of the New Solar System
Ice, Rock, and Beauty: A Visual Tour of the New Solar System
by David Brodie
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Ice, Rock, and Beauty is a book for anybody who lives in the solar neighborhood, and takes an interest in its significance to us as residents. Human experience of the Solar System is changing rapidly. Techniques of observation from Earth-based telescopes... (read more)

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