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A Brief History of Time: The Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition
A Brief History of Time: The Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Stephen W 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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The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
by Theodore Gray
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Beautiful and informative, surprising and smart, The Elements will appeal to your inner geek (even if you didn't know you had one). With unique stories, bizarre facts, and dazzling photographs of the 118 elements in the periodic table, this book will... (read more)

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Three Hundred and Sixty Five Starry Nights: An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year
Three Hundred and Sixty Five Starry Nights: An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year
by Chet Raymo
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THE AMATEUR STARGAZER'S ULTIMATE HOME COMPANION 365 Starry Nights is a unique and fascinating introduction to astronomy designed to give you a complete, clear picture of the sky every night of the year. Divided into 365 concise, illustrated essays, it... (read more)

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Path : One-mile Walk Through the Universe (03 Edition)
Path : One-mile Walk Through the Universe (03 Edition)
by Chet Raymo
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For almost forty years, Chet Raymo has walked a one-mile path from his house to the college where he taught, chronicling the universe he has found through observing every detail of his route with a scientist's curiosity, a historian's respect for the... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspective : Stars / Galaxies / Cosmology (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Cosmic Perspective : Stars / Galaxies / Cosmology (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology , Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The... (read more)

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Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
by Ian Ridpath
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The most famous guide to the stars is now the most accessible Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's: the most famous star atlas in the world. Now in a beautifully redesigned, two-color landmark 20th edition, this combination... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Astronomy (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Christopher De Pree and Alan Axelrod
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Look to the stars. Although Astronomy has been around for more than 5,500 years, astronomers say that we've learned more than 90% of what we know about the universe in just the last 50, and much of that in the last decade. The Complete Idiots Guide to... (read more)

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Astronomy: a Beginner's Guide To the Universe (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Astronomy: a Beginner's Guide To the Universe (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Eric Chaisson
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Key Benefit: For one-semester Introduction to Astronomy courses.   With Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken readers to the... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspective (7TH 14 Edition)
Cosmic Perspective (7TH 14 Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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This package contains: 0321839552: Cosmic Perspective, The 0321898435: Skygazer v5.0 Student CD ROM (Integrated component) 0321906969: NEW MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic... (read more)

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Death from the Skies!: The Science Behind the End of the World
Death from the Skies!: The Science Behind the End of the World
by Philip Plait
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With wit, humor, and an infectious love of astronomy that could win over even the science-phobic, this fun and fascinating book reminds us that outer space is anything but remote. The scientist behind the popular website badastronomy.com, Philip Plait... (read more)

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Life in the Universe (3RD 12 Edition)
Life in the Universe (3RD 12 Edition)
by Jeffrey O. Bennett
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Life in the Universe takes non-science majors on a journey through the solar system and beyond, using a rigorous yet accessible introduction to astronomy, biology, and geology to explain natural phenomena and to explore profound scientific questions... (read more)

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Astronomy : Solar System and Beyond (5TH 07 - Old Edition)
Astronomy : Solar System and Beyond (5TH 07 - Old Edition)
by Michael A. Seeds
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ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND and its accompanying learning tools CengageNOW and Virtual Astronomy Labs shows you your place in the universe, not just your location, but also your role as a planet dweller in an evolving universe. You will learn... (read more)

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Life in the Universe (2ND 07 - Old Edition)
Life in the Universe (2ND 07 - Old Edition)
by Jeffrey Bennett
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Key Message: Life in the Universe takes readers on a journey through the solar system and beyond, using a rigorous yet accessible introduction to astronomy, biology, chemistry, and geology to explain natural phenomena and explore unanswered scientific... (read more)

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Active Learning Astronomy for Astronomy: The Evolving Universe
Active Learning Astronomy for Astronomy: The Evolving Universe
by Michael Zeilik
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The student supplement to the successful textbook describing the full range of the astronomical universe.... (read more)

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Voyages To Stars and Galaxies - With Sky CD (3RD 04 Edition)
Voyages To Stars and Galaxies - With Sky CD (3RD 04 Edition)
by Andrew Fraknoi
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VOYAGES TO THE STARS AND GALAXIES provides students and professors with the ideal combination of authors and experience. It is written by an award-winning astronomy educator (Fraknoi) and two distinguished research scientists (Morrison at NASA and Wolff... (read more)

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Astronomical Observations : an Optical Perspective (87 Edition)
Astronomical Observations : an Optical Perspective (87 Edition)
by Gordon Walker
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The construction of sensitive low noise detectors, preservation of image quality and restriction of unwanted radiation are among the concerns of this up-to-date account of optical techniques available to astronomers.... (read more)

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Universe : Solar Systems, Stars and Galaxies (7TH 12 - Old Edition)
Universe : Solar Systems, Stars and Galaxies (7TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Michael A. Seeds
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With this newly revised 6th edition of ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND, Mike Seeds and Dana Backman's goal is to help students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text... (read more)

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Gravity's Fatal Attraction (2ND 10 Edition)
Gravity's Fatal Attraction (2ND 10 Edition)
by Mitchell Begelman
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Richly illustrated with the images from observatories on the ground and in space, and computer simulations, this book shows how black holes were discovered, and discusses our current understanding of their role in cosmic evolution. This second edition... (read more)

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Discovering the Universe
Discovering the Universe
by Neil F Comins
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Discovering the Universe is the bestselling brief text for descriptive one-term astronomy courses (especially those with no mathematics prerequisites). Carried along by the book's vibrant main theme, "the process of scientific discovery," the Eighth... (read more)

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Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
by Edward E Prather
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This package contains: 0132392267: Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy 0321715365: Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card... (read more)

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