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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.
Fingerprints of the Gods
Fingerprints of the Gods
Paperback      ISBN: 0517887290
A search for evidence of a prehistoric, advanced civilization speculates about an Atlantis-like world buried beneath Antarctic ice and makes predictions about forthcoming geological disasters. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
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.
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.<>"
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
The Planets
The Planets
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670034460
A lavishly illustrated account in the tradition of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter explores the creation and evolution of the solar system's planets through a lens of popular culture, drawing on sources from astrology, science fiction, the fine arts, and other genres to chronicle planetary history in a relevant and accessible format for lay readers. 300,000 first printing.
The Cambridge Star Atlas
The Cambridge Star Atlas
3rd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0521800846
Provides information about the moon, star charts and monthly sky maps covering that which is visible each month in different hemispheres.
The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375409807
A portrait of Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland explores his lifelong quest to uncover the mystery of the aurora borealis and explains how his work transformed modern understanding of the aurora borealis, electromagnetism, comets, and the sun.
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.
Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle
Far Out
A Space-Time Chronicle
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810949482
Presents a collection of photographs depicting various sections of our solar system as well as of distant galaxies beyond the Milky Way taken by observatories around the world.