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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...


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...


Proving Einstein Right

by S. James Gates Jr. & Cathie Pelletier PublicAffairs (September 23, 2019)

A thrilling adventure story chronicling the perilous journey of the scientists who set out to prove the theory of relativity--the results of which catapulted Albert Einstein to fame and forever changed our understanding...


The End of Everything

by Katie Mack Scribner (August 04, 2020)

“[A] pleasure...I found it helpful--not reassuring, certainly, but mind-expanding--to be reminded of our place in a vast cosmos.” --James Gleick, The New York Times Book Review

“A thrilling tour of potential...


Star Settlers

by Fred Nadis Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

The story behind the elite scientists, technologists, SF enthusiasts, and billionaires who believe that humanity’s destiny is to populate the stars . . .

Does humanity have a destiny “in the stars?” Should...


Gravity's Engines

by Caleb Scharf Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 06, 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...


How to Die in Space

by Paul Sutter Pegasus Books (June 02, 2020)

A brilliant and breathtakingly vivid tour of the universe, describing the physics of the dangerous, the deadly, and the scary in the cosmos.

So you’ve fallen in love with space and now you want to see it for...


The Doomsday Calculation

by William Poundstone Little, Brown Spark (June 03, 2019)

From the author of Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?, a fascinating look at how an equation that foretells the future is transforming everything we know about life, business, and the universe.

In the 18th...


Out There

by Michael Wall & Karl Tate Grand Central Publishing (November 12, 2018)

In the vein of Randall Munroe's What If? meets Brian Green's Elegant Universe, a senior writer from Space.com leads readers on a wild ride of exploration into the final frontier, investigating what's really...


Calculating the Cosmos

by Ian Stewart Basic Books (October 24, 2016)

A prize-winning popular science writer uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.

In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire...


A Big Bang in a Little Room

by Zeeya Merali Basic Books (February 13, 2017)

An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created? And could we create our own?

What if you could become God, with the ability to...


Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

by Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman Basic Books (September 25, 2017)

The third volume in the bestselling physics series cracks open Einstein's special relativity and field theory

Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers...


Quantum Mechanics

by Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman Basic Books (February 24, 2014)

First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the strange world of quantum mechanics....


Hawking

by Jim Ottaviani & Leland Myrick First Second (July 01, 2019)

Following their New York Times-bestselling graphic novel Feynman, Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick deliver a gripping biography of Stephen Hawking, one of the most important scientists of our time.

From his early...


Star Peace

by Ben Bova Tor Books (March 31, 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 Tor Books (March 31, 2011)

Out of the Sun is a thrilling short novel by Hugo Award-winning hard science fiction author Ben Bova. Written during the Cold War, it speculates on the use of what was then the cutting edge of military technology....


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...


Future Minds

by Richard Yonck Arcade (March 17, 2020)

For readers of Michio Kaku and Stephen Hawking, the book readers have acclaimed as "A mega-comprehensive outlook at intelligence as convincing as it is surprising" and "A truly breathtaking forecast on the...


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...


Proving Einstein Right

by Cathie Pelletier & S. James Gates PublicAffairs (September 24, 2019)

The true story of the epic journey to scientifically prove the Theory of Relativity, which would catapult Albert Einstein to fame and forever change our understanding of how the universe came into being.

IIn...


Chasing New Horizons

by Alan Stern & David Grinspoon Picador (April 30, 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...


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...


The Telescope in the Ice

by Mark Bowen St. Martin's Press (November 13, 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. In...


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,...


Decoding the Message of the Pulsars: Intelligent Communication from the Galaxy

by Paul A. LaViolette Bear & Company (April 21, 2006)

A new interpretation of nearly 40 years of interstellar signals and the prophetic message they contain

• Contains extensive analysis of pulsar data, revealing new ideas about the origins and functions of pulsars...


Genesis of the Cosmos

by Paul A. LaViolette 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 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 (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,...