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Nightwatch a Practical Guide To Viewing TH 3RD Edition
Nightwatch a Practical Guide To Viewing TH 3RD Edition
by Terence Dickinson
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Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End...
Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End...
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Forget about the paranoid hysteria of 2012. Here are the ways the earth will really die. From extinction-event comets slamming into the planet to the inevitable death of the sun, astronomer Philip Platt covers the most likely futures for this little ball... (read more)

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Don't Know Much about the Universe: Everything You Need to Know about the Cosmos But Never Learned
Don't Know Much about the Universe: Everything You Need to Know about the Cosmos But Never Learned
by Kenneth C Davis
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“Davis offers some shrewdly simplified timelines.… You should be able to fake some expertise in no time.” & #151;The Chicago... (read more)

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The Hundred Greatest Stars
The Hundred Greatest Stars
by James B Kaler
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From the reviews: "Most people know about Sirius, Canopus and Antares, but not everyone will be familiar with EG 129, HZ 21 and Polaris Australis, the dim star close to the south pole of the sky. Enter The Hundred Greatest Stars by James Kaler... (read more)

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Emerging Space Powers (10 Edition)
Emerging Space Powers (10 Edition)
by Brian Harvey
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This work introduces the origins and current status of the world's emerging space powers. It includes countries such as Iran and Brazil, and the programs of Japan and India from 1999 to 2007. The book concludes by speculating how these programs may... (read more)

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Universe & Beyond 3RD Edition
Universe & Beyond 3RD Edition
by Terence Dickinson
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Theories of the Universe (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Theories of the Universe (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Gary F Moring
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You’re no idiot, of course. You know Heisenburg’s uncertainty principle has nothing to do with where you put your car keys. But modern cosmology is relatively complicated. The mystery of the universe definitely isn’t one we can flip to... (read more)

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Glimpsing an Invisible Universe: The Emergence of X-Ray Astronomy
Glimpsing an Invisible Universe: The Emergence of X-Ray Astronomy
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The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights Into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space
The Everyday Space Traveler: Discover 9 Life-Affirming Insights Into the Wonders of Inner and Outer Space
by Jason Klassi
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The Everyday Space Traveler is the first book that brings space travel down to Earth and makes these profound insights available to us all. Like the astronauts, you too can discover timeless secrets of the universe that have taken earthbound humans... (read more)

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Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
by Philip S Harrington
About the Author
PHILIP S. HARRINGTON holds degrees in mechanical engineering and science education. He is a regular contributor to Sky & Telescope, Astronomy, and other publications. Mr. Harrington is also the author of Touring the Universe Through Binoculars.... (read more)

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AIP Conference Proceedings / Astronomy and Astrophysics #1083: Gravitation and Cosmology: Proceedings of the Third International Meeting on Gravitation and Cosmology
AIP Conference Proceedings / Astronomy and Astrophysics #1083: Gravitation and Cosmology: Proceedings of the Third International Meeting on Gravitation and Cosmology
by Alfredo Herrera Aguilar
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A Chronicle of Pre-Telescopic Astronomy
A Chronicle of Pre-Telescopic Astronomy
by Barry Hetherington
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Astronomy, the oldest of the sciences, has a history which goes back thousands of years. Civilizations throughout the world recorded events which they observed, including eclipses of the sun and moon, and the behaviour of meteors, comets and stars. These... (read more)

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On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978--The NASA History
On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978--The NASA History
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Although it was only designed for a ninety-day surface mission, the Viking 1 lander ultimately transmitted science messages to Earth for seven years. This authoritative history chronicles the remarkable achievements of the Viking program during its first... (read more)

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The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy
The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy
by James Evans
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Cosmos Close-Up
Cosmos Close-Up
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The Hubble: A New Window to the Universe
The Hubble: A New Window to the Universe
by Daniel Fischer
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First proposed in 1946, funded and designed in the 1970s, built in the '80s, launched in 1990, and repaired in 1993, the Hubble Space Telescope has only recently begun performing as it was meant to. This volume presents the first of Hubble's dazzling... (read more)

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Asteroid Rendezvous: Near-Shoemaker's Adventures at Eros
Asteroid Rendezvous: Near-Shoemaker's Adventures at Eros
by Jim Bell and Jacqueline Mitton
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On February 14, 2000, the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft landed on the surface of asteroid 433 Eros. Some of the scientists and engineers involved in the mission tell the story of the project, from initial concept studies through the... (read more)

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Glorious Eclipses: Their Past Present and Future
Glorious Eclipses: Their Past Present and Future
by Serge Brunier
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The Stars: A New Way to See Them
The Stars: A New Way to See Them
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Emigrating Beyond Earth: Human Adaptation and Space Colonization (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Science)
Emigrating Beyond Earth: Human Adaptation and Space Colonization (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Science)
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For four million years humankind has been actively expanding geographically and in doing so has adapted to a wide variety of hostile environments. Now we are looking towards the ultimate adaptation - the colonization of space. Emigrating Beyond Earth... (read more)

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