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How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel
How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel
by Piers Bizony
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Ladies and gentlemen, start your spaceships! Personal space travel is no longer the stuff of science fiction. The future is here: Civilians are launching into orbit. As early as 2010 paying customers will have the opportunity to experience weightlessness,... (read more)

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Apollo 13
Apollo 13
by Jim Lovell
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In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious... (read more)

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Exploring the Solar System with Binoculars: A Beginner's Guide to the Sun, Moon and Planets
Exploring the Solar System with Binoculars: A Beginner's Guide to the Sun, Moon and Planets
by Stephen James Omeara
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In this journey of discovery, Stephen James O'Meara shows you how to observe our Solar System's wonders with ease, using nothing more than the unaided eye and inexpensive handheld binoculars. The guide presents a new way to identify and appreciate the... (read more)

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The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets
The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets
by Alan Boss
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We are nearing a turning point in our quest for life in the universe—we now have the capacity to detect Earth-like planets around other stars. But will we find any? In The Crowded Universe, renowned astronomer Alan Boss argues that based on what we... (read more)

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Andreas Cellarius: Harmonia Macrocosmica
Andreas Cellarius: Harmonia Macrocosmica
by Robert Van Gent
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History's most beautiful celestial atlasThis collection of celestial maps by Dutch-German mathematician and cosmographer Andreas Cellarius (c. 1596 – 1665) brings back to life a masterpiece from the Golden Age of celestial cartography. First... (read more)

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First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth
First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth
by Marc Kaufman
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Are we alone in the universe? Almost certainly not. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;Iandgt;First Contact, andlt;/Iandgt;Marc Kaufman provides a gripping tour of the magnificent new science of astrobiology that is closing in on the discovery of... (read more)

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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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Star Trails: 50 Favorite Columns from Sky & Telescope
Star Trails: 50 Favorite Columns from Sky & Telescope
by David H Levy
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Levys Star Trails column has appeared monthly in "Sky & Telescope" since 1988. This collection of his 50 favorite essays focuses on the minds and hearts of the people who have made a difference in the study of astronomy.... (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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Galileo
Galileo
by John L Heilbron
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In 1610, Galileo published the Siderius nuncius, or Starry Messenger, a "hurried little masterpiece" in John Heilbron's words. Presenting to the world his remarkable observations using the recently invented telescope--the craters of the moon, the... (read more)

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The New Astronomy Guide: Stargazing in the Digital Age
The New Astronomy Guide: Stargazing in the Digital Age
by Patrick Moore
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Bring astronomy down from the mountaintops and into the backyard with this one-stop stargazing manual from Sir Patrick Moore and Pete Lawrence, stars of the BBC's The Sky at Night. These days, affordable telescopes, cameras, and software make it... (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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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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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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