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Astronomy

  • The Snows of Olympusby Arthur C. Clarke

    Orion 2014; US$ 13.00

    This is the story of how a world could be resurrected Mars is a barren planet, almost without atmosphere and with a temperature ranging from near zero to 120 degrees below. No water flows and there is no evidence that life has ever existed there. Yet Mars is Earth's near neighbour and has always exerted a powerful hold on our imagination. The... more...

  • The Snows of Olympusby Arthur C. Clarke

    Orion 2014; Not Available

    This is the story of how a world could be resurrected Mars is a barren planet, almost without atmosphere and with a temperature ranging from near zero to 120 degrees below. No water flows and there is no evidence that life has ever existed there. Yet Mars is Earth's near neighbour and has always exerted a powerful hold on our imagination. The... more...

  • Curiosityby Rod Pyle

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity --the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle... more...

  • The Light at the Edge of the Universeby Michael D. Lemonick

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 59.00

    Will the universe expand forever? Or will it collapse in a Big Crunch within the next few billion years? If the Big Bang theory is correct in presenting the origins of the universe as a smooth fireball, how did the universe come to contain structures as large as the recently discovered "Great Wall" of galaxies, which stretches hundreds of millions... more...

  • Total Eclipses of the Sun (Expanded edition)by Jack B. Zirker

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.50

    Eclipses have captured attention and sparked curiosity about the cosmos since the first appearance of humankind. Having been blamed for everything from natural disasters to the fall of kings, they are now invaluable tools for understanding many celestial as well as terrestrial phenomena. This clear, easy-to-understand guide explains what causes total... more...

  • The Music of the Heavensby Bruce Stephenson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    Valued today for its development of the third law of planetary motion, Harmonice mundi (1619) was intended by Kepler to expand on ancient efforts to discern a Creator's plan for the planetary system--an arrangement thought to be based on harmonic relationships. Challenging critics who characterize Kepler's theories of harmonic astronomy as "mystical,"... more...

  • The Babylonian Theory of the Planetsby N. M. Swerdlow

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.00

    In the second millennium b.c., Babylonian scribes assembled a vast collection of astrological omens, believed to be signs from the gods concerning the kingdom's political, military, and agricultural fortunes. The importance of these omens was such that from the eighth or seventh until the first century, the scribes observed the heavens nightly and... more...

  • Galileo and His Sourcesby William A. Wallace

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 61.95

    William A. Wallace demonstrates the importance of two early manuscripts of Galileo dismissed by earlier researchers as juvenile exercises. Analyzing all his scientific writings from the late 1580s to 1610 and from 1610 to 1640, this book illuminates both the sources and the evolution of Galileo's thought. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton... more...

  • The Universeby John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    John Brockman brings together the world's best-known physicists and science writers?including Brian Greene, Walter Isaacson, Nobel Prize-winner Frank Wilczek, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Martin Rees?to explain the universe in all wondrous splendor. In The Universe , today's most influential science writers explain the science behind our evolving understanding... more...

  • The Universeby John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99

    John Brockman brings together the world's best-known physicists and science writers?including Brian Greene, Walter Isaacson, Nobel Prize-winner Frank Wilczek, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Martin Rees?to explain the universe in all wondrous splendor. In The Universe , today's most influential science writers explain the science behind our evolving understanding... more...