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Beyond Star Trek: From Alien Invasions to the End of Time

by Lawrence M. Krauss HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

In the bestselling The Physics of Star Trek, the renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss took readers on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the Star Trek universe to see how it stacked up against...


A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe

by Michael S. Schneider Harper (April 01, 2014)

The Universe May Be a Mystery,

But It's No Secret

Michael Schneider leads us on a spectacular, lavishly illustrated journey along the numbers one through ten to explore the mathematical principles made visible...


A Grand and Bold Thing

by Ann K. Finkbeiner Free Press (August 17, 2010)

LATE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, what had been a fevered pace of discovery in astronomy for many years had slowed. The Hubble Space Telescope continued to produce an astonishing array of images, but the study...


Comets

by David H. Levy Touchstone (May 20, 1998)

David Levy brings these "ghostly apparitions" to life. With fascinating scenarios both real and imagined, he shows how comets have wreaked their special havoc on Earth and other planets. Beginning with ground...


Coming of Age in the Milky Way

by Timothy Ferris HarperCollins e-books (July 06, 2010)

From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the brilliant, eccentric personalities...


The Stargazer's Guide

by Emily Winterburn HarperCollins e-books (November 24, 2009)

The Stargazer’s Guide is an accessible astronomy guide to the history, science, and myth of the night sky, perfect for anyone entranced by the stars. Guiding readers through what there is to see in the sky,...


Warped Passages

by Lisa Randall HarperCollins e-books (November 10, 2009)

The universe has many secrets. It may hide additional dimensions of space other than the familier three we recognize. There might even be another universe adjacent to ours, invisible and unattainable . . . for...


Faint Echoes, Distant Stars

by Ben Bova HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Our neighboring planets may have the answer to this question. Scientists have already identified ice caps on Mars and what appear to be enormous oceans underneath the ice of Jupiter's moons. The atmosphere on...


The Red Limit

by Timothy Ferris HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For centuries, it was assumed that our universe was static. In the late 1920s, astronomers defeated this assumption with a startling new discovery. From Earth, the light of distant galaxies appeared to be red,...


Darwin's Doubt

by Stephen C. Meyer HarperOne (June 18, 2013)

When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history...


Seeing in the Dark

by Timothy Ferris Simon & Schuster (December 18, 2012)

In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Timothy Ferris invites us all to become stargazers. He recounts his own experiences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports...


The Science of Star Wars

by Mark Brake & Jon Chase Racehorse (November 15, 2016)

Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time!

Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. The Science of...


The Science of Harry Potter

by Mark Brake & Jon Chase Racehorse (November 14, 2017)

How does magic in J. K. Rowling’s universe work? Finally, the scientific secrets are revealed!

The story of the boy who lived has brought the idea of magic and sorcery into mainstream fruition more than any...


2019 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

by Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion Collins (September 06, 2018)

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.

This practical guide is both an easy introduction...


2019 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion & Royal Observatory Greenwich Collins (September 06, 2018)

“THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY AT A GREAT PRICE.” Astronomy Now

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering...


The Theory of Relativity and its Influence on Scientific Thought

by Arthur Eddington Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

"Every one now admits that the Ptolemaic system, which regarded the earth as the centre of all things, belongs to the dark ages. But to our dismay we have discovered that the same geocentric outlook still permeates...


Collins Stars and Planets Guide (Collins Guides)

by Ian Ridpath & Wil Tirion William Collins (January 11, 2018)

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative ‘Collins Guide’ series.

A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars...


100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky

by Dean Regas Adams Media (June 26, 2018)

A handy field guide for the optimum stargazing experience, whether you’re travelling, camping, or in your own backyard!

The night sky is full of amazing things to see, from shooting stars and constellations,...


2018 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion & Royal Observatory Greenwich Collins (December 07, 2017)

“This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price”

Astronomy Now

Best-selling and most comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages...


Caroline Lucretia Herschel

by Eliza Ann Youmans Literature and Knowledge Publishing (November 21, 2017)

Caroline Lucretia Herschel was the first woman who received full recognition as astronomer by discovering several comets. She was also the first woman to be awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society,...


The Infinite Monkey Cage – How to Build a Universe

by Prof. Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Alexandra Feachem William Collins (October 26, 2017)

The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human...


Einstein's Shadow

by Seth Fletcher Ecco (October 09, 2018)

Einstein’s Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein’s theory of relativity to its ultimate test and helping to answer...


The Purposeful Universe

by Carl Johan Calleman Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 13, 2009)

Identifying the Mayan World Tree with the central axis of the cosmos, the author shows how evolution is not random

• Shows how the evolution of the universe emanates from the cosmic Tree of Life

• Explains...


Genesis of the Cosmos

by Paul A. LaViolette Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (April 15, 2004)

Provides compelling evidence that creation myths from the dawn of civilization correspond to cutting edge astronomical discoveries

• Exposes the contradictions in current cosmological theory and offers a scientific...


Secrets of Antigravity Propulsion

by Paul A. LaViolette Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (July 10, 2008)

A complete investigation of the development and suppression of antigravity and field propulsion technologies

• Reveals advanced aerospace technologies capable of controlling gravity that could revolutionize...


Sacred Symbols of the Dogon

by Laird Scranton & John Anthony West Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 12, 2007)

Dogon cosmology provides a new Rosetta stone for reinterpreting Egyptian hieroglyphs

• Provides a new understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs as scientific symbols based on Dogon cosmological drawings

• Use...


The Self-Actualizing Cosmos

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (March 02, 2014)

An exploration of the current revolution in scientific thought and the newest scientific findings in support of the Akashic field

• Explains how the new Akasha paradigm recognizes the interconnection of all...


Matrix of Creation

by Richard Heath Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (May 15, 2004)

Reveals the ancient mathematical principles refuting the notion of the solar system as an accidental creation

• Reveals how ancient civilizations encoded their secret knowledge of the sky in mythology, music,...


The Cosmic Hologram

by Jude Currivan & Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 16, 2017)

How holographic patterns of information underlie our physical reality

• 2017 Nautilus Silver Award

• Includes myriad evidence from a wide range of cutting-edge scientific discoveries showing our Universe is...


The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol

by Laird Scranton Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (September 24, 2010)

Reconstructs a theoretic parent cosmology that underlies ancient religion

• Shows how this parent cosmology provided the conceptual origins of written language

• Uses techniques of comparative cosmology...


The Hermetic Code in DNA

by Michael Hayes & Colin Wilson Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (May 27, 2008)

An examination of the precise code that connects ancient spirituality with modern science

• Shows how the numerical patterns in ancient philosophies are evident in both the structure of the universe and the...


The Spiritual Science of the Stars

by Pete Stewart Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (November 30, 2007)

The profound influence of ancient cosmologies on our ideas about the human spirit

• Shows how ancient myths contain a sophisticated understanding of our relationship to the cosmos, derived from thousands of...


Forces of Nature

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen William Collins (March 09, 2017)

Sunday Times Bestseller

How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?

Think you know our planet?

Think again.

Forces of...


Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

by Dallas Campbell Simon & Schuster UK (October 05, 2017)

'I could have done with a copy of Ad Astra in December 2015!' –Tim Peake

‘A wonderful, wise and witty guide for space explorers everywhere.' – Richard Osman

‘A must read both for intrepid space explorers...


Astronomy 101

by Carolyn Collins Petersen Adams Media (June 18, 2013)

Explore the curiosities of our galaxy!

Too often, textbooks obscure the beauty and wonder of outer space with tedious discourse that even Galileo would oppose. Astronomy 101 cuts out the boring details and lengthy...


The Zodiac, Key to Man and to the Universe

by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov Editions Prosveta (March 07, 2012)

This volume by the Master Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov is not an astrological handbook. The Zodiac here discussed is the Book of Books in which everything is recorded, and the constellations and planets are the...


The Five Ages of the Universe

by Fred C. Adams & Greg Laughlin Free Press (December 06, 2016)

As the twentieth century closed, Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin captured the attention of the world by identifying the five ages of time. In The Five Ages of the Universe, Adams and Laughlin demonstrate that we...


Forces of Nature

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen William Collins (June 30, 2016)

Sunday Times Bestseller

A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions.

Recommended...


The Origin of Luminous Meteor Trains

by C. C. Trowbridge & Hubert A. Newton Editions Le Mono (May 16, 2016)

"The nature of the luminous cloud occasionally left glowing in the wake of large meteors and called the "persistent" streak or train has long been regarded as a mystery by astronomers. Many of these trains...


Wonders of the Universe

by Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen Harper Design (October 04, 2011)

“Cox brings a magical enchantment to this life-changing book. . . . I swear that you will never be the same again after you turn the last page of this unique and irresistible book.” —Sunday Express...


First Contact

by Marc Kaufman Simon & Schuster (April 05, 2011)

Are we alone in the universe? Almost certainly not.

In First Contact, Marc Kaufman provides a gripping tour of the magnificent new science of astrobiology that is closing in on the discovery of extraterrestrial...


After the Martian Apocalypse

by Mac Tonnies Pocket Books (July 06, 2004)

Part exo-archaeological treatise and part cultural commentary, After The Martian Apocalypse is an uncompromising and groundbreaking perspective on a cosmic controversy that has perplexed scientists and astronomers...


Riding Rockets

by Mike Mullane Scribner (January 24, 2006)

On February 1, 1978, the first group of space shuttle astronauts, twenty-nine men and six women, were introduced to the world. Among them would be history makers, including the first American woman and the first...


Into the Black

by Rowland White & Richard Truly Atria Books (April 19, 2016)

A book “no aviation buff will want to miss” (The Wall Street Journal) and “the perfect tale that educates as it entertains” (#1 bestselling author Clive Cussler), Into the Black recaptures the historic...


About Time

by Adam Frank Free Press (September 27, 2011)

The Big Bang is all but dead, and we do not yet know what will replace it. Our universe’s “beginning” is at an end. What does this have to do with us here on Earth? Our lives are about to be dramatically...


A Universe from Nothing

by Lawrence M. Krauss & Richard Dawkins Atria Books (January 10, 2012)

Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place.

“Where did the universe come from? What was there before...


The Problem of Space Travel

by Herman Potočnik Noordung Zavod Ksevt (December 22, 2010)

Herman Potocnik Noordung’s ‘Inhabitable Wheel’.

In 1929, an Austro-Hungarian - Slovene called Herman Potocnik published a book under the pseudonym of ‘Noordung’. The book was Das Problem der Befahrung...


Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights

by Dr Melanie Windridge William Collins (February 25, 2016)

The beautiful aurorae, or northern lights, are the stuff of legends. The ancient stories of the Sami people warn that if you mock the lights they will seize you, and their mythical appeal continues to capture...


Reinventing Gravity

by John W. Moffat HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Einstein's gravity theory—his general theory of relativity—has served as the basis for a series of astonishing cosmological discoveries. But what if, nonetheless, Einstein got it wrong?

Since the 1930s, physicists...


The Perfect Machine: Building the Palomar Telescope

by Ronald Florence Harper Perennial (August 16, 2011)

Almost a half-century after is completion, the 200-inch Palomar telescope remains an unparalleled combination of vast scale and microscope detail. As huge as the Pantheon of Rome and as heavy as the Statue of...