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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780300248302, ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In thirty-two concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a d...
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£12,99
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First on the Moon The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience
ISBN: HB: 9781454931973, GMC Group, Sterling, July 2019
208 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, colour illus.
A beautiful and insightful book commemorating the Apollo 11 mission, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of that momentous event. 'First to the Moon' tells the incredible story of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with compelling first...
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£25,00
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Reaching for the Moon A Short History of the Space Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300230468, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 19 black&white illus.
At the dawn of the space age, technological breakthroughs in Earth orbit flight were both breathtaking feats of ingenuity and disturbances to a delicate global balance of power. In this short book, aerospace historian Roger D. Launius concisely and e...
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£20,00
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Gravity's Century From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes
ISBN: HB: 9780674974968, Harvard University Press, May 2019
176 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos, 10 illus.
Albert Einstein did nothing of note on May 29, 1919, yet that is when he became immortal. On that day, astronomer Arthur Eddington and his team observed a solar eclipse and found something extraordinary: gravity bends light, just as Einstein predicte...
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£19,95
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Cosmos The Art and Science of the Universe
ISBN: HB: 9781789140545, Reaktion Books, May 2019
320 pp., 28x22 cm, 280 illus., 260 in colour
Since time immemorial, the nocturnal skies have mesmerized people, and heavenly bodies have inspired the imaginations of artists, poets, and scientists. This book showcases the superstars of the firmament and universe in sumptuous illustrations featu...
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£35,00
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Ripples in Spacetime Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy (with a New Afterword)
ISBN: PB: 9780674237742, ISBN: HB: 9780674971660, Harvard University Press, March 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 25 photos
It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now...
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£21,95
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Mercury
ISBN: HB: 9781789140125, Reaktion Books, November 2018
176 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 100 illus., 60 in colour
The last of the five naked-eye planets discovered in ancient times, Mercury has long been an elusive, enigmatic world. As seen from the Earth, it never emerges far from the Sun, and astronomers in the telescopic era found it challenging to work out s...
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£25,00
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Exoplanets Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976900, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 illus., 2 tables
Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, Donald Goldsmith presents the science of exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life in a way t...
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£17,95
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Ultimate Interplanetary Travel Guide A Futuristic Journey Through the Cosmos
ISBN: HB: 9781454925682, GMC Group, Sterling, May 2018
160 pp., 28x22.9 cm, colour illus.
Do you dream of traveling to other worlds? This visually spectacular book brings you closer to an interplanetary voyage than ever before! Following in the footsteps of Jim Bell's successful "The Space Book", "Mars 3-D", and "Moon 3-D", this large-f...
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£19,99
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Jupiter
ISBN: HB: 9781780239088, Reaktion Books, April 2018
192 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 103 illus., 59 in colour
Jupiter is the grandest of all planets. It is by far the largest planet in the solar system and among the brightest objects in the night sky, and its calming presence has inspired humans for centuries. Jupiter was the "beloved star" of the ancient Su...
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£25,00
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