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The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights
by Lucy Jago
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Throughout the ages, the lights of the aurora borealis were believed to be messengers of gods, signs of apocalypse, or souls of the dead; even the most sophisticated scientists misapprehended their cause. Now Lucy Jago tells the story of the science... (read more)

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Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science
Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science
by M. G. Lord
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A daughter's journey to rediscover her father and understand the culture of space engineers During the late 1960s, while M. G. Lord was becoming a teenager in Southern California and her mother was dying of cancer, Lord's father-an archetypal, remote... (read more)

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Measuring the Universe: Our Historic Quest to Chart the Horizons of Space and Time
Measuring the Universe: Our Historic Quest to Chart the Horizons of Space and Time
by Kitty Ferguson
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More than 2,000 years ago, Eratosthenes, in Alexandria, used a stick, a hole in the ground, sunllght at summer solstice, and elementary geometry to measure the circumference of the Earth with surprising accuracy, long before anyone was able to... (read more)

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Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon
Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon
by Craig Nelson
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Unabridged CDs ? 18 hours, 14 CDs A richly detailed and dramatic account of one of the greatest achievements of humankind.... (read more)

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Utah Starwatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky
Utah Starwatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky
by Mike Lynch
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Written in a folksy, down-to-earth style, this user-friendly guide to the night sky is designed for beginner and intermediate stargazers ages twelve and up. It begins with chapters explaining the stars, nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies—and what... (read more)

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Storms in Space
Storms in Space
by John W Freeman
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Imagine what an extra-terrestrial Weather Channel would be like, with a professional space weatherman as your forecaster, and you get rather close to the astounding aspects of nature described in John Freeman's Storms in Space. Known only to a handful of... (read more)

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Looking for Earths: The Race to Find New Solar Systems
Looking for Earths: The Race to Find New Solar Systems
by Alan Boss
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The ultimate insider's account of astronomy's fantastic voyage in search of brave new worlds in faraway galaxies "Highly recommended." -Science and Technology "Full of humor, heartbreak, and a deep understanding of the ardor and luck that compose years... (read more)

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Don't Know Much about the Universe: Everything You Need to Know about Outer Space But Never Learned (Don't Know Much About...)
Don't Know Much about the Universe: Everything You Need to Know about Outer Space But Never Learned (Don't Know Much About...)
by Kenneth C Davis
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Who dug those canals on Mars? What was the biblical Star of Bethlehem? Were the pyramids built by extraterrestrials? From the ancients who charted the heavens to Star Trek, The X-Files, and Apollo 13, outer space has intrigued people through the ages... (read more)

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Exploring the Unknown Volume 3
Exploring the Unknown Volume 3
by John Logsdon
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 This volume is the third in a series that had its origins almost a decade ago. The individuals involved in initiating the series and producing the first two volumes have been acknowledged in those volumes [Volume I—Organizing for Space... (read more)

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Chasing Hubble's Shadows: The Search for Galaxies at the Edge of Time
Chasing Hubble's Shadows: The Search for Galaxies at the Edge of Time
by Jeff Kanipe
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Astronomers are peering farther out in space—and back in time—than ever before  Chasing Hubble’s Shadows is an account of the continuing efforts of astronomers to probe the outermost limits of the observable universe. The book... (read more)

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Seven Wonders of the Cosmos
Seven Wonders of the Cosmos
by Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
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Our cosmic tour begins here. As we leave the secure confines of the Earth and journey into space, we find a plethora of strange and unexpected phenomena. Little can we anticipate from the quiet, star-studded sky the violent events in the cosmos. Stars... (read more)

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The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed
The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed
by John Mcphee
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This is the fascinating story of the dream of a completely new aircraft, a hybrid of the plane and the rigid airship - huge, wingless, moving slowly through the lower sky. John McPhee chronicles the perhaps unfathomable perseverance of the aircraft's... (read more)

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The Stars of Heaven
The Stars of Heaven
by Clifford A Pickover
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Do a little armchair space travel, rub elbows with alien life forms, and stretch your mind to the furthest corners of our uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, you don't have to be an astronomer to explore the mysteries of stars and their... (read more)

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The Evening Star : Venus Observed
The Evening Star : Venus Observed
by Henry S. F. Cooper
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Of all the planets in the solar system, none has captivated the imagination of man more than Venus. As early as 3100 B.C., Venus was identified with the goddess of love, and until the 1960s it was believed that it might actually harbor life. Edgar Rice... (read more)

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Patrick Moore on Mars
Patrick Moore on Mars
by Patrick Moore
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An undisputed expert tells the full story of the "red planet", from age-old myths to the facts gleaned by modern spacecraft. This well-illustrated, fascinating account covers Mars's place in the solar system, geological formations, atmosphere, and... (read more)

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Atlas of the Skies: Journeying Between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe
Atlas of the Skies: Journeying Between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe
by T&j
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Nowadays we have stopped watching the sky. We are so submerged by our towns' lights, constantly busy, hypnotised by the television, that we hardly have time to contemplate the sky at night.We forget the stars' beauty, the planet's slow sliding, the lunar... (read more)

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Discover the Stars
Discover the Stars
by Richard Berry
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For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars. Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with... (read more)

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Constellation Finder (05 Edition)
Constellation Finder (05 Edition)
by Miller
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A guide to patterns in the night sky, with star stories from around the world. People around the world, and through the centuries, from the ancient Egyptians to the Pomo of California, have given names to the patterns they see in the night sky. The... (read more)

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Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions about the Real Nature of the Universe
Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions about the Real Nature of the Universe
by Neil F Comins
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One of the great paradoxes of modern times is that the more scientists understand the natural world, the more we discover that our everyday beliefs about it are wrong. Astronomy, in particular, is one of the most misunderstood scientific disciplines.... (read more)

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Astronomy
Astronomy
by Barcharts
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A comprehensive guide to the known universe. Great reference for classes, including earth science and physical science as well as astronomy. Also great for those curious about the solar system and the universe beyond. This 6-page laminated guide includes:... (read more)

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