Astronomy
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Discover the Stars
Discover the Stars
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0517565293
A guide to constellations, stars, and other celestial objects reveals the mythology surrounding the star groups and the star movement through the sky
Cosmos
Cosmos
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0394502949
The well-known astronomer presents an illustrated guide to the universe and to Earth's relationship to it, moving from theories of creation to humankind's discovery of the cosmos, to general relativity, to space missions, and beyond

A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets
A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets
Paperback      ISBN: 0395910994
Provides detailed maps and charts and information about stars, nebulae, galaxies, the planets, comets, asteroids, and meteors
Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing
Bad Astronomy
Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"
Paperback      ISBN: 0471409766
Describes the science behind many astronomy-related misconceptions and hoaxes covering such topics as meteors, eclipses, UFOs, the big bang theory, and the Moon landing.
West With the Night
West With the Night
Paperback      ISBN: 0865471185
Describes growing up in an Africa that no longer exists, training and breeding race horses, flying mail to Sudan, and being the first woman to fly the Atlantic, east to west
Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide
Introducing Stephen Hawking
A Graphic Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1848310943
Chronicles the life and achievements of the famous physicist in graphic novel format.
Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations
Night Sky
A Field Guide to the Constellations
Paperback      ISBN: 1591932297
Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing, and this is your field guide to the night sky. Constellations are organized by season, and each entry features history, details and simple instructions for locating the constellation.
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Galileo's Daughter
A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0140280553
Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age of thirteen.
The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
The First Three Minutes
A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0465024378
"<>This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know.<>"
Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Hyperspace
A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Paperback      ISBN: 0385477058
A vivid portrait of the theory of hyperspace by a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York discusses the superstring theory and the concept of a jigsaw-puzzle universe. Reprint. Tour.