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Understanding the Universe

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible to the non-expert. Definitions to scientific terms are given either in the explanation itself, or in the comprehensive...


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA, Enlarged and Revised Edition

by Richard C. Hoagland & Mike Bara Feral House (September 01, 2009)

This New York Times bestseller includes stunning new revelations about the Nazi origins of NASA


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...


What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

by Jeffrey Bennett Columbia University Press (March 04, 2014)

It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet, as prominent author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out,...


From Galileo to Newton

by A. Rupert Hall Dover Publications (June 08, 2012)

Tracing the revolution in physics initiated by Galileo and culminating in Newton's achievements, this book surveys the work of Huygens, Leeuwenhoek, Boyle, Descartes, and others. 35 illustrations.


Radiative Transfer

by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Dover Publications (March 18, 2013)

This book by a Nobel Laureate provides the foundation for analysis of stellar atmospheres, planetary illumination, and sky radiation. Suitable for students and professionals in physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics,...


Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics: Third, Enlarged Edition

by Max Jammer Dover Publications (July 19, 2013)

Historical surveys consider Judeo-Christian notions of space, Newtonian absolute space, perceptions from 18th century to the present, more. Numerous quotations and references. "Admirably compact and swiftly...


Einstein's Legacy: The Unity of Space and Time

by Julian Schwinger Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

A Nobel Laureate relates the fascinating story of Einstein and relativity theory in well-illustrated, nontechnical terms, discussing the meaning of time, gravity and its effect on light, the curving of space-time,...


Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History

by Edgar M. Cortright Dover Publications (October 02, 2012)

Official NASA publication marks the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing and features essays by project participants recalling engineering and administrative challenges. Accessible, jargon-free accounts,...


One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

by George Gamow Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Over 120 delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded.


Five Equations That Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics

by Michael Guillen Hachette Books (June 05, 2012)

A Publishers Weekly best book of 1995!

Dr. Michael Guillen, known to millions as the science editor of ABC's Good Morning America, tells the fascinating stories behind five mathematical equations.

As a regular...


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...


Planetary Dreams: The Quest to Discover Life Beyond Earth

by Robert Shapiro Wiley (May 02, 2008)

The Quest To Discover Life Beyond Earth.

"The 'dreams' that I write of are not the usual ones, the images that come up in our minds involuntarily during certain stages of sleep, but rather the hopes and expectations...


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...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Pappas Lyons Press (July 01, 2019)

On July 20, 1969, Americans had their eyes and ears glued to their TVs and radios. NASA’s successful moon landing left the nation in awe. This moment inspired inventors and engineers across the nation. To...


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...


Out There

by Michael Wall Grand Central Publishing (November 13, 2018)

We've all asked ourselves the question. It's impossible to look up at the stars and NOT think about it: Are we alone in the universe? Books, movies and television shows proliferate that attempt to answer this...


Dark Energy Physics Second Edition

by Anthony William Green Anthony William Green T/A Cleversticks (December 30, 2017)

Black holes are the largest stores of energy in the universe, they rule the universe. The story that black holes have a gravitational singularity at their centres is about to be blown out of the water. Dark...


A Journey Through The Universe:

by New Scientist Quercus (August 07, 2018)

There's a whole universe out there...

Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep going. Where do you end...


Einstein's Shadow

by Seth Fletcher Ecco (October 09, 2018)

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

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...


Toward Distant Suns

by T. A. Heppenheimer Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

The prospectus of humans living, working, and establishing communities in space can no longer be dismissed as the romantic notions of science fiction writers and space buffs. With the launch of the space shuttle...


Space Trek

by Jerome Clayton Glenn & George S. Robinson Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

Mass human migrations into outer space may begin this century! Are Earth’s inhabitants prepared for this next giant leap? Millions of tax dollars are being employed in NASA and Defense Department research...


Space Station Friendship

by Dick Lattimer Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

The year is 2007, the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age. Space shuttle Discovery is about o dock at the first permanent U. S. space station, which author Dick Lattimer called Friendship. In all but name,...


Project Space Station

by Brian O'Leary Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

It’s happening now—plans are being formulated under the coordination of NASA to launch a permanent, manned space station by the year 1990. Studies surveying user requirements, system attributes, and architectural...


Out of the Darkness

by Patrick Moore, Clyde W. Tombaugh & Dr. James W. Christy Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

An adventure in scientific discovery Pluto, the farthermost planet in the solar system, some 3,673 million mites from the Sun, was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in 1930. The fiftieth...


The World's First Spaceship Shuttle

by Robert M. Powers Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

Join the crew of space shuttle Enterprise as they prepare to take the first step into the twenty-first century. Step aboard the world’s first reusable space vehicle with science writer Robert M. Powers for...


Wernher von Braun

by Erik Bergaust Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

Here is Dr. Wernher von Braun’s incredible story – from his early years in Germany, where he gave birth to modern rocketry, to his arrival in the United States and his launching of the first American satellite,...


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...


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 Universe Untangled

by Abigail Pillitteri IOP Concise Physics (May 01, 2017)

Space curves around you, time slows down, particles are waves, a cat is both alive and dead. What's going on? It all starts to make sense when we untangle the universe with this clear and enlightening book....


Traveler's Guide to Space

by Neil F. Comins Columbia University Press (January 31, 2017)

Traveling into space and visiting or even emigrating to nearby worlds will soon become part of the human experience. Scientists, engineers, and investors are working hard to make space tourism a reality. As...


The Ringed Planet

by Joshua Colwell IOP Concise Physics (April 01, 2017)

In September 2017, the Cassini spacecraft will point itself toward the atmoshpere of Saturn and end its 13-year mission of solving many of the mysteries of the ringed planet's system with a crash. This book...


Electrostatic Phenomena on Planetary Surfaces

by Carlos I Calle IOP Concise Physics (March 15, 2017)

The diverse planetary environments in the solar system react in somewhat different ways to the encompassing influence of the Sun. These different interactions define the electrostatic phenomena that take place...


Big Shiny Moon! What's in a Spaceship - Space for Kids - Children's Aeronautics & Astronautics Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

What wonderful adventure a spaceship ride would be! You can go to the moon and check if it’s made of cheese. You can ride along the stars and know if they shine as bright as they do. This educational resource...


How Our Space Program Uses Ion Propulsion | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The next pages will discuss rocket science. But don't worry, we extracted the juice of the topic to deliver it to you in the most age-appropriate way. The use of a picture book to discuss the complex truths...


Calculating the Cosmos

by Ian Stewart Basic Books (October 25, 2016)

In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. He describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Interstellar Space Journey: Space Book for Kids

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (January 03, 2015)

The latest movie about traveling between galaxies has sparked many people's interest in its potential. Unfortunately, the film is not really designed for a child's mind. Thus, a book about interstellar space...


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 Big Questions: The Universe

by Stuart Clark Quercus (October 01, 2013)

The Big Questions series enables renowned experts to tackle the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely examines...


"Live from Cape Canaveral"

by Jay Barbree HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

“From Sputnik to the International Space Station, Jay Barbree has seen it all, and reported it well. ‘Live from Cape Canaveral’ encapsulates the most technically exciting half century in history.” –Neil...


Wonders of the Solar System Text Only

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen Collins (June 23, 2011)

The Sunday Times Bestseller

In Wonders of the Solar System – the book of the acclaimed BBC TV series – Professor Brian Cox will take us on a journey of discovery where alien worlds from your imagination...