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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)

Discover how mathematical sequences abound in our natural world in this definitive exploration of the geography of the cosmos

You need not be a philosopher or a botanist, and certainly not a mathematician, to...


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,...


Saturn V Rocket

by Alan Lawrie, Mike Jetzer & Ed Stewart Ii Arcadia Publishing (November 07, 2016)

In the first comprehensive photographic account of the Saturn V, relive the drama of the Space Race through the production of the rocket that would carry Neil Armstrong and crew to the moon.

In 1961, Pres. John...


101 Facts You Didn't Know About Space

by Mark Thompson White Owl (February 28, 2020)

Did you know a compost heap generates as much energy as the Sun? Or that dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate? Maybe you have not been into space but if you have then you will know that astronauts have...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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 Zodiac, Key to Man and to the Universe

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

Presentation

'The stars incline, they do not determine.'

Do the stars have an influence on our lives? The author explains that when we are born we enter the zodiac and at that moment a kind of "photographic"...


PRESENCE – UFOs, Crop Circles and Exocivilizations

by Denis Roger DENOCLA Ummo World publishing (February 08, 2012)

NEW AMAZING DISCOVERIES!

- The Crop Circles makers identified

- 18 E.T. species described in detail

- The UFOs travels explained

- The mystery of the black matter solved


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...


PRESENCE 2 - The extraterrestrial language of the UMMO planet disclosed

by Denis Roger DENOCLA Ummo World publishing (May 21, 2012)

This book is the second book in the “Presence” series.

It’s both a unique ethnologic document and a depth linguistic research.

This book is really a paradigm shift.

It presents a new work with...


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...


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...


"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...


Human Universe

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen William Collins (May 07, 2015)

Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller

‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’ Guardian

Where are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?

Human Universe tackles some of the greatest questions...


Stargazing (Collins Need to Know?)

by Peter Grego Collins (October 09, 2014)

This ebook has been optimised for tablets.

This fully illustrated one-stop guide will show you how to look at and understand the night sky. To make your progress easier, it comes with colour illustrations and...


Universe: The story of the Universe, from earliest times to our continuing discoveries (Collins Need to Know?)

by Peter Grego Collins (April 24, 2014)

An introduction to the universe covering everything from the big bang and our understanding of the universe over time, to the earth's formation, the Sun and how it affects us, the Moon and planets, black holes...


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...


The Night Sky (How to Identify)

by Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion William Collins (July 25, 2013)

(Illustrations are best viewed on a tablet.)

An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.

Please note that this is the 2004 edition....


Simple Stargazing

by Anton Vamplew William Collins (August 29, 2013)

A first-time skywatcher’s guide from bright new talent, BBC Blue Peter astronomer, Anton Vamplew

Most books on stargazing claim to be for beginners, but by page 12 are talking about celestial equators and...


Wonders of the Solar System

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen Collins (September 30, 2010)

Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet.

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...


Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

by Lisa Randall Ecco (October 27, 2015)

In this brilliant exploration of our cosmic environment, the renowned particle physicist and New York Times bestselling author of Warped Passages and Knocking on Heaven’s Door uses her research into dark matter...


The Roswell Dig Diaries

by SCI FI Channel, Donald R. Schmitt, William H. Doleman & Thomas J. Carey Pocket Books (May 11, 2010)

A comprehensive, exclusive, in-depth exploration of the infamous Roswell UFO incident. Read the facts, sift through the evidence, and decide for yourself—are we alone?

In July 1947, something crashed in the...