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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.
Ancient Astronauts, Cosmic Collisions and Other Popular Theories About Man's Past
Ancient Astronauts, Cosmic Collisions and Other Popular Theories About Man's Past
Paperback      ISBN: 0879752858
Examines theories about the great flood, Noah's ark, Atlantis, ancient technology, the pyramids, and early voyages to America, and suggests rational explanations
Cosmos
Cosmos
Hardcover      ISBN: 1905204299
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Pale Blue Dot
A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Paperback      ISBN: 0345376595
Examines humankind's changing awareness of its place in the universe and the rich potential of human ventures into the world beyond Earth
Universe Down to Earth
Universe Down to Earth
Paperback      ISBN: 0231075618
Provides an introduction to the foundations of modern science with an emphasis on astronomy, and includes discussions of numbers, measures, methodology, and terminology
Space Race: The Epic Battle Between America and the Soviet Union for Dominion of Space
Space Race
The Epic Battle Between America and the Soviet Union for Dominion of Space
Paperback      ISBN: 0061176281
From the author of Dreams of Iron and Steel comes a fascinating account of the competition between the Americans and Soviets for control of outer space, focusing on two brilliant and ambitious scientists--Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev--who fueled it. Reprint.
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.
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.
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
Archives of the Universe: A Treasury of Astronomy's Historic Works of Discovery
Archives of the Universe
A Treasury of Astronomy's Historic Works of Discovery
Hardcover      ISBN: 037542170x
One hundred primary documents chronicle the history of astronomy, from early naked-eye celestial observation and cosmic mapping to the discovery of black holes, quasars, the Big Bang, and dark matter, in works by Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, Einstein, and other great scientists, all accompanied by authoritative commentary and explanations. 12,500 first printing.