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Journey of the Universe
Journey of the Universe
by Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker
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Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth. Through the astonishing combined achievements of natural scientists worldwide, we now have a detailed account of how galaxies and stars... (read more)

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The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates
The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates
by Howard Bloom
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"Truly awesome....Bursting with insights and ideas, delivered with delightful verve and zest....A tantalizing, fresh new view of the cosmos for humankind." Dudley Herschbach, Winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry... (read more)

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Time, Space, Stars, and Man: The Story of the Big Bang
Time, Space, Stars, and Man: The Story of the Big Bang
by M M Woolfson
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What makes Christmas so special? Sam is eager to find out, but none of Santa's other elves will tell him. Would spending Christmas Eve as a stowaway on Santa's sleigh provide the answer? Join Sam as he unwraps the secret of Christmas.... (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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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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How did one elegant theory incite a scientific revolution? Physicists have been exploring, debating, and questioning the general theory of relativity ever since Albert Einstein first presented it in 1915. Their work has uncovered a number of the... (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 G Blair
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The fascinating story of the race to detect gravitational waves—those magnificent ripples that will finally let us “listen” to the universe.... (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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Many books have been written in an attempt to explain quantum physics to the layperson. Considering that most physicists still have problems coming to grips with the counter-intuitive implications of quantum theory, it is easy to understand why they do... (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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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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PAUL DAVIES is Director of the Beyond Center at Arizona State University and the bestselling author of more than twenty books. He won the 1995 Templeton Prize for his work on the deeper meaning of science. His books include About Time, The Fifth Miracle,... (read more)

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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The Goldilocks Enigmaand#160;is Paul Daviesand#8217;s eagerly awaited return to cosmology, the successor to his critically acclaimed bestseller The Mind of God. Here he tackles all the "big questions," including the biggest of them all: Why does the... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide To String Theory (08 Edition)
Complete Idiot's Guide To String Theory (08 Edition)
by Musser
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“Despite the crazy title, this is an excellent popular account of string theory. As the astronomer Martin Rees writes in the foreword, ‘For aliens, string theory may be a doddle. But for most of us humans, they are a Himalayan challenge.’ So, this... (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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"Pickover alternates expositions of math, physics and geometry with episodes of instructional science fiction while showing interested amateurs the mathematical and physical properties of higher spatial dimensions."--Publishers Weekly "Is there, asks... (read more)

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The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report
The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report
by Timothy Ferris
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Jim Holt The Wall Street Journal Excellent...a heroic synthesis of cosmic knowledge today.... (read more)

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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
by Brian Greene
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From one of our foremost thinkers and public intellectuals, a radical new view of the nature of time and the cosmos What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the... (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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What does E=mc2 really mean? What is DNA? What was the big bang? These scientific concepts have changed our perception of the world…but for many of us they remain mysteries, bits and pieces of information retained from classroom lectures but never... (read more)

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe
Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe
by Bryan Gaensler
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"Over the past decade, astronomers announced that there are likely 300 sextillion stars in the observable universe. As internationally recognized astronomer Gaensler cannily observes in this stimulating and brisk tour of the universe, astronomy can aid... (read more)

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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andquot;If you are looking for a bracing alternative vision of physics built from the ground up, Smolin's Time Reborn will take you to the mountaintop.andquot; andmdash; NPR What is time? Itandrsquo;s the sort of question we rarely ask because it seems... (read more)

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Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (P.S.)
Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (P.S.)
by Simon Singh
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Simon Singh continues to demonstrate his mastery of bringing complex concepts to lay readers with this brilliant book on the origins of the universe. Singh clearly presents an overview of the history of science, filled with colorful characters, and how... (read more)

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Ancient Light: Our Changing View of the Universe
Ancient Light: Our Changing View of the Universe
by Alan Lightman
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In the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and lucid exploration of cosmology available today, MIT astrophysicist and science writer Alan Lightman takes the reader on a grand tour of the universe. In this slim volume he explores the history of cosmology, the... (read more)

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Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
by Donald Goldsmith
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Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, ? explains the soul-stirring leaps in our... (read more)

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