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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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Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration
Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration
by Michael Soluri
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Michael Soluri is a New York City-based photographer and author. His photography has appeared in andlt;i andgt;Timeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Discoverandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Wired UKandlt;/iandgt; as well as numerous other US, European, and... (read more)

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Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe
Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe
by Robin Kerrod
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Dramatic images never before published in a single volume. High above the dirty window of Earth's atmosphere, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) enjoys a clear view of the universe. Hubble uses hundreds of the latest, most spectacular images from the HST... (read more)

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A Man on the Moon
A Man on the Moon
by Andrew Chaikin
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This acclaimed portrait of heroism and ingenuity captures a watershed moment in human history. The astronauts themselves have called it the definitive account of their missions. On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when Neil Armstrong... (read more)

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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
by Carl Sagan
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Sagan (astronomy, Cornell U.) continues the scientific voyage begun in his bestseller, Cosmos, suggesting that our survival depends on the exploration and settlement of other worlds, and advocating spending "billions and billions" on ditching this... (read more)

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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
by Mary Roach
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If you haven't read Mary Roach's previous bestsellers Bonk and Stiff (shame on you!), Packing for Mars is as good an introduction to Roach as you'll find. Space travel hasn't been this funny or intriguing since Douglas Adams — and best of all, it's... (read more)

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars
Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars
by Lee Billings
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An intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system Yet as the pace of discovery quickens, an answer to the universe's greatest riddle still remains just out of reach: Is the great silence and emptiness of the cosmos a sign that... (read more)

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Hubble: Imaging Space and Time
Hubble: Imaging Space and Time
by David Devorkin
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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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From Blue Moons to Black Holes: A Basic Guide to Astronomy, Outer Space, and Space Exploration
From Blue Moons to Black Holes: A Basic Guide to Astronomy, Outer Space, and Space Exploration
by Melanie Melt Knocke
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As this engrossing popular astronomy book makes clear, readers don't need a degree in astrophysics to explore the vast reaches of outer space. This generously illustrated volume includes a color insert containing, among other pictures, beautiful images... (read more)

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Deep Sky Companions: The Messier Objects (Deep-Sky Companions)
Deep Sky Companions: The Messier Objects (Deep-Sky Companions)
by Stephen Omeara
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The ultimate field guide to the Messier objects, with completely new photographs and drawings.... (read more)

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The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight
The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight
by Martha Ackmann
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For readers of The Astronaut Wives Club, The Mercury 13 reveals the little-known true story of the remarkable women who trained for NASA space flight. In 1961, just as NASA launched its first man into space, a group of women underwent... (read more)

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The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery
The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery
by William Sheehan
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Twenty years after the Viking missions of the 70s, we are finally going back to Mars. No fewer than ten missions are planned for the period between 1996 and 2003, and it is likely that human explorers will follow soon after--perhaps by the middle of the... (read more)

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The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff
by Tom Wolfe
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From "Americas nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book... (read more)

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A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
by Lawrence M. Krauss and Richard Dawkins
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Lawrence Krauss's new book, A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, summarizes the continuing developments in the field of cosmology. In addition to championing these new insights in the study of modern physics, Krauss also... (read more)

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
by Dava Sobel
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While Galileo Galilei was under house arrest, accused of heresy for his claim that the earth revolved around the sun, his daughter Virginia, a cloistered nun, proved to be her father's greatest source of strength through the difficult years of his trial... (read more)

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Build Your Own Telescope 3RD Edition
Build Your Own Telescope 3RD Edition
by Richard Berry
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For anyone who has ever dreamed of exploring the heavens with a telescope, Building Your Own Telescope can make that dream come true. In clear, step-by-step instructions, author Richard Berry tells how to build five telescopes, from a simple reflecting... (read more)

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Universe (Small Panorama)
Universe (Small Panorama)
by Leo Marriott
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This series has done so well that we have produced a smaller, more portable size for those who wish to have a more manageable gift book. These are also available in the original oversized coffee table format of 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 with 256 pages. Beautifully... (read more)

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The Nine Numbers of the Cosmos
The Nine Numbers of the Cosmos
by Michael Rowan Robinson
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How old is the universe? What do the atoms in our bodies, our very existence, tell us about the history of the universe? How heavy is the vacuum? How do galaxies form? Michael Rowan-Robinson answers these questions and encapsulates all that modern... (read more)

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Decade of Hubble Space Telescope Science:  Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Md., April 11- 14, 2000
Decade of Hubble Space Telescope Science: Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Md., April 11- 14, 2000
by Mario Livio
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Summary of the achievements of the Hubble Space Telescope in its first decade of operation.... (read more)

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