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Wrinkles in Time: Witness to the Birth of the Universe
Wrinkles in Time: Witness to the Birth of the Universe
by George Smoot
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An engrossing tale of two decades of adventure in exotic and dangerous climes, where Smoot and his colleagues used radiotelescopes in search of the biggest and oldest objects anywhere--the "seeds" that spawned our universe following the Big Bang. Photos... (read more)

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Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
by Lisa Randall
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One of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world and the bestselling author of Warped Passages, Lisa Randall is an expert in both particle physics (the study of the smallest objects we know of) and cosmology (the study of the largest). In... (read more)

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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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From One of the Most Brilliant Minds of Our Time Comes a Book that Clarifies His Most Important Ideas Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, remains one of the landmark volumes in scientific writing of our time. But for years... (read more)

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
The Fabric of the Cosmos
by Brian Greene
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Using Simpsons and X-Files examples, Brian Greene explains our current understanding of the universe. Whereas The Elegant Universe was primarily about the obscure, largely theoretical world of susperstring theory, Fabric of the Cosmos holds to more solid... (read more)

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Wayfarers in the Cosmos
Wayfarers in the Cosmos
by G V Coyne
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With the embarrassing Galileo condemnation far, far behind them, the time is ripe for a book by Vatican officials about how the Official Church sees the staggering developments in modern astronomy. Coyne and Omizzolo take readers through the history of... (read more)

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
by Max Tegmark
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The ideas of one of the most original cosmologists at work today — accessible, anecdotal, animated by the author's wit and passion — which will fascinate readers of Brian Greene, Roger Penrose, and Ray Kurzweil. Max Tegmark leads us on an... (read more)

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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
by Stephen W Hawking
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.   In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally... (read more)

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The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (Terry Lectures)
The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (Terry Lectures)
by Nancy Abrams
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After a four-century rupture between science and the questions of value and meaning, this groundbreaking book presents an explosive and potentially life-altering idea: if the world could agree on a shared creation story based on modern cosmology and... (read more)

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River of Time
River of Time
by Igor D Novikov
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'The nature of time has long fascinated physicists and lay people alike. As an irresistible flow into which all events are embedded, time cannot be slowed or accelerated. It cannot be undone or turned back. In this marvelous text, Novikov describes how... (read more)

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The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (Terry Lectures)
The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (Terry Lectures)
by Nancy E Abrams
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Winner of the 2012 Nautilus Gold Award for the science/cosmology category. The Nautilus Awards recognizes Books and Audio Books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living & positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the... (read more)

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Atom : a Single Oxygen Atom's Journey From the Big Bang To Life on Earth...and Beyond (01 Edition)
Atom : a Single Oxygen Atom's Journey From the Big Bang To Life on Earth...and Beyond (01 Edition)
by Lawrence M. Krauss
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Taking us on a thrilling, millennia-spanning journey through the life of a single oxygen atom, the author of the national bestseller The Physics of Star Trek now traces the history of the cosmos — from the Big Bang to the present...and beyond... (read more)

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Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
by Lisa Randall
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The universe has its secrets. It may even hide extra dimensions, different from anything ever imagined. A whole raft of remarkable conceptsnow rides atop the scientific firmament, including parallel universes, warped geometry, and threedimensional sink... (read more)

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How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
by Chris Impey
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In this vibrant, eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe, Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzlingly strange aftermath of the Big Bang. What if we could look... (read more)

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Ripples on a Cosmic Sea: The Search for Gravitational Waves (Frontiers of Science)
Ripples on a Cosmic Sea: The Search for Gravitational Waves (Frontiers of Science)
by David Blair
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What these scientists find will allow us to listen to the explosion of stars, the creation of black holes, even the sound of the Big Bang itself, and will undoubtedly chart a new course for astronomy in the coming millennium.... (read more)

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About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang
About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang
by Adam Frank
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andlt;Bandgt;The Big Bang is all but dead, and we do not yet know what will replace it. andlt;/Bandgt;Our universeand#8217;s and#8220;beginningand#8221; is at an end. What does this have to do with us here on Earth? Our lives are about to be dramatically... (read more)

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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
by Brian Greene
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Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most... (read more)

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Mind of God: The Scientific Basis for a Rational World
Mind of God: The Scientific Basis for a Rational World
by Paul Davies
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Throughout history, humans have dreamed of knowing the reason for the existence of the universe. In The Mind of God, physicist Paul Davies explores whether modern science can provide the key that will unlock this last secret. In his quest for an ultimate... (read more)

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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by BIll Bryson
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One of the world's most beloved and bestselling writers takes his ultimate journey -- into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail -- well, most of it... (read more)

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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson’s exciting, informative journey into the world of science. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, the bestselling author of... (read more)

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Surfing Through Hyperspace: Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons
Surfing Through Hyperspace: Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy Lessons
by Clifford A Pickover
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Do a little armchair time-travel, rub elbows with a four-dimensional intelligent life form, or stretch your mind to the furthest corner of an uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, Surfing Through Hyperspace, you need not be a mathematician... (read more)

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