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
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.
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.
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.
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.