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The Universe Before the Big Bang: Cosmology and String Theory (Astronomers' Universe)
The Universe Before the Big Bang: Cosmology and String Theory (Astronomers' Universe)
by Maurizio Gasperini
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Terms such as "expanding Universe", "big bang", and "initial singularity", are nowadays part of our common language. The idea that the Universe we observe today originated from an enormous explosion (big bang) is now well known and widely accepted, at... (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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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
by Dava Sobel
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During the 1530s, rumors began to spread throughout Europe of a potentially revolutionary theory of how the heavens worked emanating from a small city in Poland. Its architect was a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copernicus. Around 1514, Copernicus had... (read more)

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Aurora
Aurora
by Candace Savage
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An illustrated history and explanation of the myths and science behind the aurora - includes both the traditional beliefs and the development of the contemporary scienctific theory about the northern lights.... (read more)

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Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather
Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather
by Michael J Carlowicz
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Touch the Universe is the most innovative and unique astronomy book ever published. It is a combination of Braille and large-print captions that face 14 pages of brilliant Hubble Space Telescope photos with embossed shapes that represent various... (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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New Light on Dark Stars (Springer Praxis Books in Astrophysics and Astronomy)
New Light on Dark Stars (Springer Praxis Books in Astrophysics and Astronomy)
by I Neill Reid
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This book will present the first comprehensive discussion of both the astrophysical structure of individual M-dwarf and brown dwarf star, and their collective statistical properties as a Galactic stellar population. The first section of the book will... (read more)

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Talking about Life: Conversations on Astrobiology
Talking about Life: Conversations on Astrobiology
by Chris Impey
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With over 500 planets now known to exist beyond the Solar System, spacecraft heading for Mars, and the ongoing search for extraterrestrial intelligence, this timely book explores current ideas about the search for life in the Universe. It contains candid... (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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Echoes of the Ancient Skies: The Astronomy of Lost Civilizations
Echoes of the Ancient Skies: The Astronomy of Lost Civilizations
by E C Krupp
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"It should be read by anyone even remotely interested in the long saga of the universe's profound and lasting influence on mankinds development." — New Scientist "A grand book." — Publishers Weekly "Dr. Krupp teaches us once more to... (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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NASA Sp #4105: The Birth of NASA: The Diary of T. Keith Glennan: The Diary of T. Keith Glennan
NASA Sp #4105: The Birth of NASA: The Diary of T. Keith Glennan: The Diary of T. Keith Glennan
by T Keith Glennan
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  The Birth of NASA—The Diary of T. Keith Glennan tells the story of the critical formative months of the new agency. The Introduction describes the background of T. Keith Glennan, the first NASA Administrator. After the Introduction, the... (read more)

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Voyage Across the Cosmos
Voyage Across the Cosmos
by Giles Sparrow
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Both educational and fun, this book will take you on a journey 130 billion trillion kilometers from Planet Earth through the Deep Universe to the outer edge of spaec and time. Specifically designed and written for children aged 7+ years, this dramatic... (read more)

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The New Astronomy
The New Astronomy
by Nigel Henbest
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Milestone pictorial presentation of the universe with over 300 photographs including Halley??'s comet and Supernova 1987A.... (read more)

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Dark Galaxies and Lost Baryons (Iau S244) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
Dark Galaxies and Lost Baryons (Iau S244) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
by Jonathan I Davies
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Over the past century astronomers have discovered huge numbers of galaxies within our Universe by detecting the light from the stars they are made of. Now some astronomers believe that there are many other undetected galaxies that do not contain stars... (read more)

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History
Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History
by Edgar M Cortright
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Discover the thrilling inside story of the Apollo program with this new commemorative edition of an official NASA publication. Marking the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing, this volume features essays by the program's participants—... (read more)

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Nortons Star Atlas & Reference Handbook 19TH Edition
Nortons Star Atlas & Reference Handbook 19TH Edition
by Arthur Phili Norton
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Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's - the most famous Star Atlas in the world. It's immediate success was largely due to Norton's uniquely accessible accessible arrangement of maps in slices, or 'gores' each covering... (read more)

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Almost Heaven: The Story of Women in Space
Almost Heaven: The Story of Women in Space
by Bettyann Holtzmann Kevles
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Almost Heaven tells the stories of the remarkable women who have bravely met two challenges: the risk of space travel and the struggle to succeed in a man's world. From Valentina Tereshkova in 1963 and Sally Ride in 1983 to Kalpana Chawla and Lauren... (read more)

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The 23rd Cycle: Learning to Live with a Stormy Star
The 23rd Cycle: Learning to Live with a Stormy Star
by Sten Odenwald
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A NASA space scientist maps out the coming solar cycle -- and its catastrophic potential to disrupt worldwide power and communications systems. He includes a history of the record of auroral sightings, accounts of communications blackouts from the 20th... (read more)

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Voyager: Exploration, Space, and the Third Great Age of Discovery
Voyager: Exploration, Space, and the Third Great Age of Discovery
by Stephen J Pyne
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"Blooms with such glorious rushes of exalted prose that I was dog- earing almost every page." --The New York Times Book Review As debate over the future of NASA heats up, award-winning author Stephen J. Pyne presents America's greatest space expeditions... (read more)

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