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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, November 2018
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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£18,00
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Aliens Among Us How Invasive Species are Transforming the Planet and Ourselves
ISBN: HB: 9780300208900, Yale University Press, February 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 black&white illus.
From an award-winning adventure and science journalist comes an eye-opening exploration of a burgeoning environmental phenomenon and the science coalescing around it. Leslie Anthony leads readers on adventures physical and philosophical as he explore...
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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy
ISBN: PB: 9780300223392, Yale University Press, August 2017
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 56 black&white illus.
An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves – and celebrates their recent discovery. In February 2016, astronomers announced that they had verified the last remaining prediction of Einstein's general t...
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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space
ISBN: HB: 9780300206517, Yale University Press, August 2017
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight. The thirty years of Space Shuttle flights saw contrary changes in American visions of space. Valerie Neal, who has spent much of her c...
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£30,00
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Mapping the Heavens The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos
ISBN: PB: 9780300227031, ISBN: HB: 9780300204414, Yale University Press, July 2017
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 colour illus., 33 black&white illus.
This book provides a tour of the "greatest hits" of cosmological discoveries-the ideas that reshaped our universe over the past century. The cosmos, once understood as a stagnant place, filled with the ordinary, is now a universe that is expanding at...
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In the Shadow of the Moon The Science, Magic, and Mystery of Solar Eclipses
ISBN: HB: 9780300223194, Yale University Press, June 2017
328 pp., 21x14 cm, 32 black&white illus.
In anticipation of solar eclipses visible in 2017 and 2024, an exploration of the scientific and cultural significance of this mesmerizing cosmic display. Since the first humans looked up and saw the sun swallowed by darkness, our species has been c...
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£20,00
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Long Space Age The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War
ISBN: HB: 9780300219326, Yale University Press, May 2017
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
An economic historian argues that privately funded space exploration is not a new development, but a trend beginning with the astronomical observatories of the nineteenth century. Over the last half-century there has been a rapid expansion in commer...
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All These Worlds are Yours The Scientific Search for Alien Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300208696, Yale University Press, November 2016
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline five plausible scenarios for finding extraterrestrials Long before space travel was possible, the idea of life beyond Earth tran...
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Journey of the Universe
ISBN: PB: 9780300209433, ISBN: HB: 9780300171907, Yale University Press, November 2014
192 pp., 25x15 cm
Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth. Through the astonishing combined achievements of natural scientists worldwide, we now have a detailed account of how galaxies and stars...
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Galileo Watcher of the Skies
ISBN: PB: 9780300197297, ISBN: HB: 9780300125368, Yale University Press, October 2013
354 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. A hero of modern science and key to its birth, he was also a deeply divided man: a scholar committed to the establishment of scientific truth yet fo...
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