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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…...


The Origin of the Universe - Case Closed

by Robert Sr. Amneus eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

"The Origin of the Universe" brings the elegance of creation to the grasp of the reader using simple language, over 78 illustrations and many examples.

No math skills are required. Easy to follow mathematical...


Puramore - The Lute of Pythagoras

by Steven Wood Collins & Steven Wood Collins Retopia Limited (August 08, 2014)

George Smythe spills his blood for The Cause before he has a conscious thought as to either its true nature or his role as its leader in the distant future. His mortal and immortal enemy nearly slays him whilst...


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...


Violent Phenomena in the Universe

by Jayant V. Narlikar Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

Acclaimed by Nature as "excellent and uncompromising," this reader-friendly book explores exploding stars, black holes, and the Big Bang. Clear and lively, it conveys the excitement of modern cosmology. 1982...


The Moment of Creation: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe

by James S. Trefil Dover Publications (March 27, 2013)

One of the founders of modern quark theory employs minimal mathematics and nontechnical terms to traverse the eons and bring readers within the first millisecond of the Big Bang, 1983 edition.


Relativity and Its Roots

by Banesh Hoffmann Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Entertaining, nontechnical demonstrations of the meaning of relativity theory trace development from basis in geometrical, cosmological ideas of the ancient Greeks, plus work by Kepler, Galileo, Newton, others....


The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge

by William Poundstone Dover Publications (June 19, 2013)

Fascinating journey explores key concepts in information theory in terms of Conway's "Game of Life" program. Topics include the limits of knowledge, paradox of complexity, Maxwell's demon, Big Bang theory, much...


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of Science

by William Dampier & Margaret Dampier Dover Publications (September 30, 2013)

From the biblical book of Genesis to Bergson's Creative Evolution, these extracts from world literature illustrate the development of scientific thought from the ancient Greeks to modern times. 1959 edition....


The Creation of the Universe

by George Gamow Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Lively and authoritative, this survey by a renowned physicist explains the formation of the galaxies and defines the concept of an ever-expanding universe in simple terms. 1961 edition. 40 figures.


The Unity of the Universe

by D. W. Sciama Dover Publications (August 01, 2012)

This accessible approach uses compelling photos, figures, and examples to address and answer profound questions about the universe. "An engrossing book, an invigorating intellectual exercise." — Scientific...


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.


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...


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...


Origins

by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith & Kevin Kenerly Blackstone Publishing (September 02, 2014)

A thrilling and accessible tour of the cosmos

Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial,but in fact cosmic. Drawing on scientific breakthroughs and the currentcross-pollination among geology, biology,...


The Edge of the Sky

by Roberto Trotta & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (September 23, 2014)

From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to darkenergy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edgeof the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries...


A Universe from Nothing

by Lawrence M. Krauss, Simon Vance & Richard Dawkins Blackstone Publishing (January 10, 2012)

Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there something rather than nothing?

Lawrence Krauss’ provocative answers to these and other timeless...


The Accidental Universe

by Alan Lightman & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (January 14, 2014)

From the acclaimedauthor of Einstein's Dreams and Mr. g comes a meditation on the unexpected ways in which recentscientific findings have shaped our understanding of ourselves and our place inthe cosmos.

With...


The First Three Minutes

by Steven Weinberg & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains what happened when the universe began, and how we know. According to the latest cosmological knowledge, Weinberg describes...


Death by Black Hole, and Other Cosmic Quandaries

by Neil deGrasse Tyson & Dion Graham Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for guiding readers through the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. Here, Tyson compiles his favorite essays that he wrote for Natural...


The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

by David Bercovici & Jim Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (November 22, 2016)

Covering 13.8 billion years, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization

With wonder, wit, and flair--and in record time and space--geophysicist...


The 4 Percent Universe

by Richard Panek & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (January 10, 2011)

Over the past few decades, a handful of scientists have been racing to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only four percent of it consists of the matter that makes up you, me, our books, and every...


Origins of the Universe

by Jack Arnold, Edwin Newman, Jack Sommer & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (February 15, 2006)

The story of the cosmos—its beginning and its changes through time—has been a topic of much speculation and myth. It also has attracted intense attention from scientists. There are many questions about the...


Astronomy

by Jack Arnold, Edwin Newman, Pat Childs & Jack Sommer et al. Knowledge Products (April 22, 2006)

As optics improved, man began to see the solar system. Tycho Brahe in Denmark, Nicolaus Copernicus of Poland, Johannes Kepler of Germany, and Italy’s Galileo Galilei all began to see a new relationship between...


The Black Hole War

by Leonard Susskind & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2008)

This is the inside account of the battle over the true nature of black holes—with nothing less than our understanding of the entire universe at stake.

What happens when something is sucked into a black hole?...


Cosmosapiens

by John Hands Abrams Press (October 30, 2017)

Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we as humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth? John...


The Ethics of Cosmology: Natural Right and the Rediscovery of Design

by John C. Caiazza Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

Within the last one hundred years, the scientific conception of the universe has undergone radical change and a new field has evolved, called “cosmology,” that examines the philosophical and scientific nature...


Space Exploration—A History in 100 Objects

by Sten Odenwald & John Mather The Experiment (October 29, 2019)

This is no ordinary space book.

Within the pages of this eclectic pop-history, scientist and educator Sten Odenwald at NASA examines 100 objects that forever altered what we know and how we think about the cosmos....


How to Love the Universe

by Stefan Klein The Experiment (November 27, 2018)

A single rose suggests the sublime interdependence of all life. A sudden storm points to the world’s unpredictability. A marble conjures the birth of the cosmos.

How to Love the Universe shows us how everyday...


Most Wanted Particle

by Jon Butterworth & Lisa Randall The Experiment (January 27, 2015)

Now in paperback: the “vivid account of what the process of discovery was really like for an insider.”—Peter Higgs

 

Particle physics as we know it depends on the Higgs boson: It’s the missing link...


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...


Can We Live on Mars? Astronomy for Kids 5th Grade | Children's Astronomy & Space Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

It is said that Mars is Earth’s sister planet. Next to Earth, it is the most habitable planet in the solar system because it is neither too hot nor too cold. It has enough sunlight for solar panels to work...


How Do Scientists Discover New Planets? Astronomy Book 2nd Grade | Children's Astronomy & Space Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

We know so much about the galaxy because of the hardwork of brilliant scientists. But how do they do it? How Do Scientists Discover New Planets? This astronomy book for second graders will explain the entire...


Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

by Bruce Ellis Benson, Norman Wirzba & Brian Treanor Fordham University Press (September 01, 2015)

Being in Creation asks about the role of humans in the more-than-human world from the perspective of human creatureliness, a perspective that accepts as a given human finitude and limitations, as well as responsibility...


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...


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...


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...


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...


String Theory and the Real World

by Gordon Kane IOP Concise Physics (March 27, 2017)

This book attempts to explain why 'string theory' may provide the comprehensive underlying theory that describes and explains our world. It is an enthusiastic view of how compactified string/M-theories (plus...


2nd Grade Science Workbook: The Universe and the Galaxy

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Ever wonder what's outside the world you see? Open this workbook to find out. Picture books are more detailed and descriptive compared to the usual school textbooks. It is the perfect complement to classroom-based...


Everything about Black Holes Astronomy Books Grade 6 | Astronomy & Space Science

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Is it true that within a black hole is a polarity so intense that not even light can escape? But despite that, there has been several studies made by scientists about the subject. The most interesting fruits...


A Kid's Guide to Black Holes Astronomy Books Grade 6 | Astronomy & Space Science

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Is it true that Black Holes suck everything that comes near it? It’s time to learn the truths and the myths behind these mysterious giants in outer space. It’s interesting to know that even if our scientists...


Out of this World Truths about the Solar System Astronomy 5th Grade | Astronomy & Space Science

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

A 5th grader needs as much as “reinforcements” when it comes to studies. It is best if you can complement the official textbooks with refreshing resources but you don't want to overdo it. You want your child...


3rd Grade Science: Earth and Space Science | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

From the Earth to outer space, there's a gazillion things to learn! The good news is, there are educational books such as this that makes learning easy as a pie. You will see information broken down into absorbable...


Introduction to Galaxies, Nebulaes and Black Holes Astronomy Picture Book | Astronomy & Space Science

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

There are billions of stars and countless nebulae and black holes out there - in our galaxy alone. What about in the other galaxies? That, we do not yet know! But isn't it great to know as much as we can of...