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Space Exploration
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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
by Neil deGrasse Tyson
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The great Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, PBS/Nova host, and ambassador to all sorts of interstellar and cosmic awesomeness, is also the author of nearly a dozen books. His newest, Space Chronicles: Facing the... (read more)

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    Grand Design

    Stephen Hawking 9780593058305
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    The Stargazer's Handbook

    Giles Sparrow 9781847241450
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    Stars & Planets

    Ian Ridpath 9780789489883

General
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Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded ((Rev)96 Edition)
Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded ((Rev)96 Edition)
by Stephen Hawking
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always... (read more)

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Cosmology
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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
by Stephen W Hawking
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At the very frontiers of science, professor Stephen Hawking invites you to be a fellow traveler on an extraordinary voyage through space-time. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
by Neil Degrasse Tyson
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'Loyal readers of the monthly \"Universe\" essays inNatural Historymagazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson\'s talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. Here, Tyson... (read more)

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Pale Blue Dot
Pale Blue Dot
by Carl Sagan
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Sidereus Nuncius, Or the Sidereal Messenger (89 Edition)
Sidereus Nuncius, Or the Sidereal Messenger (89 Edition)
by Galileo Galilei
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"This fine translation is a god-send. . . . Surely you want to read what Galileo wrote. If so buy this book. Van Helden's introduction is scholarly; no one knows more about Galileo's telescope; the translation is superb; Van Helden's review of the... (read more)

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Cosmos
Cosmos
by Carl Sagan
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The best-selling science book ever published in the England language, COSMOS is a magnificent overview of the past, present, and future of science. Brilliant and provocative, it traces today's knowledge and scientific methods to their historical roots... (read more)

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Stars: New Way To See Them (7TH 08 Edition)
Stars: New Way To See Them (7TH 08 Edition)
by H. A. Rey
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Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Reys passion for astronomy evident on every page. Second edition updates concentrate on the... (read more)

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Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut
Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut
by Mike Mullane
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Upon his graduation from West Point in 1967, Mike Mullane was commissioned in the USAF. He flew 134 combat missions in Vietnam. Selected in the first group of space shuttle astronauts, he completed three space missions. He lives in Albuquerque, New... (read more)

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Used Books
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The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Great Discoveries)
The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Great Discoveries)
by Michael Lemonick
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Trained as a musician, amateur scientist William Herschel found international fame after discovering the planet Uranus in 1781. Though he is still best known for this finding, his partnership with his sister Caroline yielded groundbreaking work... (read more)

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