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Books about space, the stars and beyond.

Astronomy (104)

The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far

This is how the story of the greatest intellectual adventure in history should be introduced - how humanity reached its current understanding of the universe, one that is far removed from the realm of everyday experience.

A Big Bang in a Little Room The Quest to Create New Universes


The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It


The Art of NASA: The Illustrations That Sold the Missions

Formed in 1958, NASA has long maintained a department of visual artists to depict the concepts and technologies created in humankind's quest to explore the final frontier.

Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I


The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science


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


The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky

Bringing together the images of over 40 photographers across 25 countries, be astounded by the lights of the night sky in some of the darkest places on earth.

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


One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon


Look Up: Our story with the stars


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

In 2013 Kate Greene moved to Mars. That is, along with five fellow crew members, she embarked on NASA’s first HI-SEAS mission, a simulated Martian environment located on the slopes of Mauna Loa in Hawai'i.

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

A fascinating look at how an equation that foretells the future is transforming everything we know about life, business, and the universe.

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

Part of an internationally bestselling series, 30-Second Space Travel sees a team of expert astronomers hand-pick the 50 most exciting topics and essential concepts in the field of space exploration.

Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began

What if the ancient Greeks were right, and the universe really did spring into being out of chaos and the void? How could we know? To answer these questions, scientists are delving into all the hidden crevices of creation.

My Brief History

The extraordinary personal autobiography of the world's most famous scientist, written solely and exclusively by Stephen Hawking.

30-Second Energy: The 50 most fundamental concepts in energy, each explained in half a minute


The Magicians: Great Minds and the Central Miracle of Science


Stephen Hawking (Little Guides to Great Lives)


The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe