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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 (February 25, 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 (September 04, 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...


Gravity's Engines

by Caleb Scharf Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 07, 2012)

One of The Barnes and Noble Review Editors' Picks: Best Nonfiction of 2012

Selected by The Christian Science Monitor as one of "21 smart nonfiction titles we think you'll enjoy this summer"

Selected by The New...


Star Peace

by Ben Bova Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2011)

Star Peace (originally published in 1986) is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights...


Out of the Sun

by Ben Bova Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2011)

Out of the Sun is a novel by Ben Bova, one of the field's leading writers of "hard science fiction."

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....


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...


Chasing New Horizons

by Alan Stern & David Grinspoon Picador (May 01, 2018)

Called "spellbinding" (Scientific American) and "thrilling...a future classic of popular science" (PW), the up close, inside story of the greatest space exploration project of our time, New Horizons’ mission...


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...


The Telescope in the Ice

by Mark Bowen St. Martin's Press (November 14, 2017)

IceCube Observatory, a South Pole instrument making the first actual observations of high-energy neutrinos, has been called the “weirdest” of the seven wonders of modern astronomy by Scientific American....


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...


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...


Red Moon Rising

by Matthew Brzezinski Henry Holt and Co. (September 18, 2007)

For the fiftieth anniversary of Sputnik, the behind-the-scenes story of the fierce battles on earth that launched the superpowers into space

The spy planes were driving Nikita Khrushchev mad. Whenever America...


Before the Big Bang

by Brian Clegg St. Martin's Press (August 04, 2009)

According to a recent survey, the most popular question about science from the general public was: what came before the Big Bang? We all know on some level what the Big Bang is, but we don't know how it became...


The Universe in Your Hand

by Christophe Galfard Flatiron Books (April 19, 2016)

"If Ms. Frizzle were a physics student of Stephen Hawking, she might have written THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND, a wild tour through the reaches of time and space, from the interior of a proton to the Big Bang to...


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...


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...