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Lecture Notes in Mathematics #725: The Greatest Comets in History: Broom Stars and Celestial Scimitars
Lecture Notes in Mathematics #725: The Greatest Comets in History: Broom Stars and Celestial Scimitars
by David Seargent
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Comets have fascinated and awed humankind since ancient times. Of the thousands of comets recorded throughout history, those deemed to have been the most spectacular have been described in the accounts of eyewitnesses and often recorded in official... (read more)

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On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres
On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres
by Nicolaus Copernicus
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New to our "On the Shoulders of Giants" series, this groundbreaking work of astronomy proposed a heliocentric universe in which planets orbited the sun — daring to challenge the Ptolemaic ideal of the earth as the center of the universe. This essay... (read more)

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Beyond Ufos (08 Edition)
Beyond Ufos (08 Edition)
by Bennett
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"With the possible exception of the God question, I can think of no subject that has inspired such wide-eyed wonder and speculation as the matter of whether or not we are alone in the cosmos. The search for extraterrestrial intelligence today has almost... (read more)

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Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet
Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet
by Steven Squyres
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It's the age-old question: Is there life on Mars Steve Squyres, lead scientist of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission, sets out to answer that question and relates his findings in this riveting first-person narrative account, now in paperback Steve... (read more)

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Photographic Atlas of the Stars: The Whole Sky in 50 Plates & Maps
Photographic Atlas of the Stars: The Whole Sky in 50 Plates & Maps
by H J P Arnold
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H J P Arnold has captured the entire night sky from locations throughout the northern and southern hemisphere in 50 photographs, each taken using a wide-angle lens. The colour plates are presented here to exceptionally high standards of reproduction, and... (read more)

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Hidden Universe
Hidden Universe
by Lars Li Christensen
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For thousands of years man used little but their eyes to observe and record the light from the stars. This changed dramatically 400 years ago when Galileo first turned his telescope towards the heavens, expanding our ability to see and understand the... (read more)

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Spotlight Interactive: Star Gazer
Spotlight Interactive: Star Gazer
by Robin Scagell
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- This unique guide to the night time skies features an innovative fold-out touch-screen with fiber optic lights that illuminate stars and constellations at the touch of a button. - The touch-screen shows four maps of the night sky, as it appears during... (read more)

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Solar Cataclysm: How the Sun Shaped the Past and What We Can Do to Save Our Future
Solar Cataclysm: How the Sun Shaped the Past and What We Can Do to Save Our Future
by Lawrence E Joseph
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A bold new theory about the Sun-Earth relationship, its role in history, and its potentially disastrous future. We are in the midst of one of the most massive, powerful, and relentless solar storms in history, reports science journalist and solar expert... (read more)

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Sky of Stone
Sky of Stone
by Homer H. Hickam
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Venus
Venus
by Patrick Moore
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Recent orbiting spacecraft with radar imaging systems are turning up new, intriguing, even disturbing information about our nearest neighbor. In age, size, density, and volume, Venus is most similar to our home planet. But there the similarity ends, as... (read more)

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Moon Observer's Guide
Moon Observer's Guide
by Peter Grego
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Night-by-night guide to observing the moon covering lunar geology and the causes of physical features such as craters and volcanoes. Includes guidelines for choosing equipment and recording observations.... (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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Do Your Ears Pop in Space? And 500 Other Surprising Stories About Space Travel
Do Your Ears Pop in Space? And 500 Other Surprising Stories About Space Travel
by R Mike Mullane
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"An excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of every space buff." —James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13. Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttle astronaut R. Mike Mullane. "A fascinating collection of honest, factual,... (read more)

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Firefly Astronomy Dictionary: An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe
Firefly Astronomy Dictionary: An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe
by John Woodruff
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A comprehensive dictionary to the major terms and theories used in astronomy, with concise details about the planets and stars, and brief biographies of major figures. It includes over a 1,000 entries, extensive cross-referencing, diagrams and tables.... (read more)

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Life as We Do Not Know It: The NASA Search for (and Synthesis Of) Alien Life
Life as We Do Not Know It: The NASA Search for (and Synthesis Of) Alien Life
by Peter Ward
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An engrossing and revelatory first look at the search for alien lifeand#151;on Earth and beyond For the past twenty years, Peter Ward has been at the forefront of popular science writing, with books such as the influential and controversial Rare Earth... (read more)

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Jane's Space Recognition Guide (Jane's Space Recognition Guide)
Jane's Space Recognition Guide (Jane's Space Recognition Guide)
by Peter Bond
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The essential, most comprehensive guide to spacecraft and space exploration includes:Civilian and military spacecraftShuttles and satellitesSpace agenciesInformation on current and historic space missionsMore than 400 color... (read more)

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The Solar System: Exploring the Planets and Their Moons, from Mercury to Pluto and Beyond
The Solar System: Exploring the Planets and Their Moons, from Mercury to Pluto and Beyond
by Giles Sparrow
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Kaboom! About 4.6 billion years ago, a swirling gas cloud comprised of carbon dust, hydrogen, helium, water and ice collapsed under its own gravity, creating an enormous explosion the — a big bang, so to speak. As it contracted, the solar... (read more)

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The Unfolding Universe: A Stellar Journey
The Unfolding Universe: A Stellar Journey
by Lloyd Motz
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An amazing journey from our moon to the most distant stars, revealing the magic and majesty of our universe.... (read more)

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Voyage to the Planets and Beyond
Voyage to the Planets and Beyond
by Tim Haines
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Join the crew as they chart the inhospitable landscapes of our neighboring planets and take a death-defying fly-by of the Sun to accelerate them towards the outer giant planets and the forbidding, frozen worlds of Pluto and Charon.... (read more)

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Going to Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA's Mars Missions Past, Present, and Future
Going to Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA's Mars Missions Past, Present, and Future
by Brian Muirhead
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The greatest adventure of the twenty-first century has already begun. And now, for the first time, we can all share in the excitement and wonder of that incredible journey with this authoritative and personal account of our first steps to Mars. When the... (read more)

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