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Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation

Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation

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Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in...
Constellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night Sky

Constellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night Sky

$45.00$20.00
Author: Govert Schilling Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 In CONSTELLATIONS, award-winning astronomy writer Govert Schilling takes us on an unprecedented visual tour of all 88 constellations in our night...
The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky

The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky

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Author: Babak Tafreshi Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 Bringing together the images of over 40 photographers across 25 countries, be astounded by the lights of the night sky in...
The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far

The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far

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Author: Lawrence M. Krauss Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 This is how the story of the greatest intellectual adventure in history should be introduced - how humanity...
The Universe: The book of the BBC TV series presented by Professor Brian Cox

The Universe: The book of the BBC TV series presented by Professor Brian Cox

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Author: Andrew Cohen Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 Every night, above our heads, a drama of epic proportions is playing out. Diamond planets, zombie stars, black holes heavier than...
Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

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Author: Eric Berger Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 'Just read it.' Elon Musk The dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX-and Elon...
The Planets

The Planets

$24.99$10.00
Author: Professor Brian Cox Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 'So staggering you go "whoa!" every few seconds' Guardian 'Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning A companion...
Einstein's Shadow: The Inside Story of Astronomers' Decades-Long Quest to Take the First Picture of a Black Hole

Einstein's Shadow: The Inside Story of Astronomers' Decades-Long Quest to Take the First Picture of a Black Hole

$12.00
Author: Seth Fletcher Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE Einstein's Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to...
Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

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Author: Kate Greene Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 In 2013 Kate Greene moved to Mars. On NASA's first HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission in Hawai'i, she lived for...
Einstein's Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

Einstein's Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

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Author: Paul Sen Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 'Hugely readable and entertaining' JIM AL-KHALILI 'an accessible and crystal-clear portrait of this discipline's breadth, largely told through its...
30-Second Space Travel: 50 key ideas, inventions, and destinations that have inspired humanity toward the heavens

30-Second Space Travel: 50 key ideas, inventions, and destinations that have inspired humanity toward the heavens

$27.99$12.00
Author: Charles Liu Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 160 As Space X works to reduce the barriers of access to space and Virgin Galactic forges a path to commercial spaceflight...
Look Up: Our story with the stars

Look Up: Our story with the stars

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Author: Sarah Cruddas Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 'Sarah Cruddas is a gifted writer and Look Up is an inspired book. I am hopeful that we will...
The Doomsday Calculation: How an Equation That Predicts the Future Is Transforming Everything We Know about Life and the Universe

The Doomsday Calculation: How an Equation That Predicts the Future Is Transforming Everything We Know about Life and the Universe

$12.00
Author: William Poundstone Format: Hardback Number of Pages: From the author of Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?, a fascinating look at how an equation that foretells the...
The Planets

The Planets

$39.99$25.00
Author: Professor Brian Cox Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 'So staggering you go "whoa!" every few seconds' Guardian 'Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning A companion book to...
The Magicians: Great Minds and the Central Miracle of Science

The Magicians: Great Minds and the Central Miracle of Science

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Author: Marcus Chown Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 'Marcus Chown rocks!' - Brian May How does it feel to know something about the universe that no one...
Astronomical Mindfulness: Your Cosmic Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets

Astronomical Mindfulness: Your Cosmic Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets

$34.99$12.00
Author: Christopher G De Pree Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 Using the power of the sun, moon, stars, and planets, this unique, illustrated guide is filled with...
Stephen Hawking (Little Guides to Great Lives)

Stephen Hawking (Little Guides to Great Lives)

$17.99$8.00
Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 Stephen Hawking was one of the world's most famous scientists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang has...
2023 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

2023 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

$19.99$10.00
Author: Storm Dunlop Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers. A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the...
A Short History of Nearly Everything

A Short History of Nearly Everything

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Author: Bill Bryson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 672 The incomparable Bill Bryson travels through time and space to introduce us to the world, the universe and everything...
Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Author: Max Tegmark Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 Why does mathematics explain the universe so well? From the big bang to the distant future via parallel worlds,...
Space Exploration: A History in 100 Objects

Space Exploration: A History in 100 Objects

$39.99$20.00
Author: Sten Odenwald Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 This eclectic pop history of space exploration, by scientist-educator Sten Odenwald at NASA, examines 100 objects - all stunningly photographed -...
Moondust In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

Moondust In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

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Author: Andrew Smith Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 In 1999, Andrew Smith was interviewing Charlie Duke, astronaut and moon walker, for the Sunday Times. During the course...
What's Inside?: Spacecraft

What's Inside?: Spacecraft

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Author: David West Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 24 Learn all about spacecraft, from the first space capsules to space planes and space shuttles. Have you ever wondered...
How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The 10 Global Problems We Can Actually Fix

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The 10 Global Problems We Can Actually Fix

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Author: Rowan Hooper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 If you were given one trillion dollars, to be spent in a year, on science, what would you do? It's an...
Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Author: Louisa Preston Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 'An expert romp through the science of extraterrestrial life.' Adam Rutherford Today we know of only a single planet that hosts...
Uncentering the Earth: Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

Uncentering the Earth: Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

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Author: William T. Vollmann Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 In 1543, the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus lay on his deathbed, reportedly holding his just-published masterpiece, The Revolutions...
When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky

When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky

$59.99$15.00
Author: Erik Asphaug Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 An astonishing exploration of planet formation and the origins of life by one of the world's most innovative planetary geologists. In...
Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us

Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us

$15.00
Author: Heino Falcke Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 The International Bestseller On April 10, 2019, award-winning astrophysicist Heino Falcke presented the first image ever captured of a black hole...
Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

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Author: Mike Massimino Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 Mike Massimino's compelling memoir takes us on a brilliant journey where the nerdiest science meets the most thrilling adventure to reveal...
The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

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Author: Prof. Brian Cox Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us...
Night Sky Almanac 2022: A stargazer's guide

Night Sky Almanac 2022: A stargazer's guide

$19.99$4.00
Author: Storm Dunlop Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 A beautiful gift for anyone interested in the night sky. Follow the progress of constellations throughout the seasons with this beautiful...
Who Discovered What When?

Who Discovered What When?

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Author: David Ellyard Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 Who Discovered What When? is an absorbing and easy-to-read book about the growth of scientific ideas and knowledge since...
The Smallest Lights In The Universe

The Smallest Lights In The Universe

$32.99$10.00
Author: Sara Seager Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 In The Smallest Lights in the Universe, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager interweaves the story of her search for meaning...
Origins of the Universe: The Cosmic Microwave Background and the Search for Quantum Gravity

Origins of the Universe: The Cosmic Microwave Background and the Search for Quantum Gravity

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Author: Keith Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 176 Nearly 60 years ago, Nobel Prize-winners Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson stumbled across a mysterious hiss of faint radio...
Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Author: Andrew May Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 176 As end-of-the-world scenarios go, an apocalyptic collision with an asteroid or comet is the new kid on the block,...
Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Author: Dr Alice Gorman Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction Winner of the 2019 John Mulvaney Book...
The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities

The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities

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Author: Caleb Scharf Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 Longlisted for the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Short-listed for Physics World's Book of the Year The Sunday Times...
The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

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Author: Graham Farmelo Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 How math helps us solve the universe's deepest mysteriesOne of the great insights of science is that the universe has an...
10 Short Lessons in Time Travel

10 Short Lessons in Time Travel

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Author: Brian Clegg Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 '10 Short Lessons in Time Travel lucidly sums up the essential parts of this fascinating subject.' John Gribbin ________________________ In Ten...
The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

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Author: Michio Kaku Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 The best-selling physicist returns with a thrilling account of the search for the 'god equation' This is the story of a...
Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going

Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going

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Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 312 In this thought-provoking follow-up to his acclaimed StarTalk book, uber astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's most important philosophical...
The Secret Lives of Planets: A User's Guide to the Solar System - BBC Sky At Night's Best Astronomy and Space Books of 2019

The Secret Lives of Planets: A User's Guide to the Solar System - BBC Sky At Night's Best Astronomy and Space Books of 2019

$22.99$10.00
Author: Paul Murdin Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 'A deft, frequently dramatic tour' Nature 'A wonderfully clear and readable book . . . Gives a splendid overview of our...
Einstein And Culture

Einstein And Culture

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Author: Gerhard Sonnert Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 427 Popular images of Albert Einstein often depict him as either an almost superhuman solitary genius or as a counter-cultural rebel. In...
Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole

Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole

$15.00
Author: Seth Fletcher Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE Einstein's Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the...
Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physics

Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physics

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Author: Anthony Aguirre Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 A delightful intellectual adventure that brings together physics and ancient philosophy Could there be a civilization on a mote...
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

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Author: Anita Croy Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 Stephen Hawking advanced our understanding of the universe more than any other scientist of his day. He spent his entire life...
Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space

Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space

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Author: Kevin Hand Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 Inside the epic quest to find life on the water-rich moons at the outer reaches of the solar system....
Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

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Author: J Craig Venter (J Craig Venter Institute) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 "Venter instills awe for biology as it is, and as it might become in...