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Mars
ISBN: HB: 9781789142204, Reaktion Books, June 2020
232 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 100 colour illus.
Mars is a small world with a big reputation. This mysterious planet – with volcanoes that dwarf Mount Everest, a canyon system that would stretch fully across the USA and curious landscapes that may support life – has fascinated us for centuries. In...
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Saturn
ISBN: HB: 9781789141535, Reaktion Books, October 2019
224 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
Saturn is the showcase of the Solar System. It may not be the largest of the planets, nor the smallest, nor even the only planet with rings. But it is among the most stunningly beautiful objects in the sky, and is always breathtaking when seen in a t...
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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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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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Five Photons Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time
ISBN: HB: 9781780239910, Reaktion Books, September 2018
192 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 35 illus.
The story of the Universe is written in the light that travels through it – light that we can capture. Nearly everything we know about how the Universe works on its grandest scale comes from the analysis of the light – photons – that may have travell...
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Rainbows Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780239200, Reaktion Books, April 2018
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 90 in colour
The rainbow is a compelling spectacle in nature – a rare bridge between subjective experience and objective reality – and no less remarkable as a cultural phenomenon. A symbol of the Left since the German Peasants' War of the 1520s, it has been adopt...
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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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Moon
ISBN: HB: 9781780239149, Reaktion Books, April 2018
184 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 95 illus., 20 in colour
Our nearest celestial neighbour, the Moon, has always been the most conspicuous feature in our night sky. It has compelled observers since the dawn of humankind, and all have tried to make sense in their own ways of the puzzles it poses and the quest...
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Star Theatre The Story of the Planetarium  
ISBN: HB: 9781780238357, Reaktion Books, November 2017
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 70 illus., 30 in colour
Most of us can recall a childhood visit to a planetarium: the sense of anticipation, the room darkening, the stars coming up, the movement of the lights, the voice of the astronomer. In the planetarium, where lights flash, sounds buzz, and the audien...
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Many Lives of Carbon
ISBN: HB: 9781780238517, Reaktion Books, October 2017
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 20 illus.
In its pure form carbon can be the soft graphite in a pencil, or an immensely hard diamond. It is also the basic building block to most of the cells in our bodies. Carbon attracts, and one of the most crucial relationships it forms is with oxygen, to...
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