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  • Deep-Sky Companions: Southern Gemsby Stephen James O'Meara

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This text presents 120 deep-sky objects for southern hemisphere stargazers, each accompanied by beautiful images, finder charts and lucid commentary. more...

  • Measuring the Universeby Kitty Ferguson

    Transworld 2013; US$ 12.68

    Suppose you and I still wondered whether all of the pinpoints of light in the night sky are the same distance from us. Suppose none of our contemporaries could tell us whether the Sun orbits the Earth, or vice versa, or even how large the Earth is. Suppose no one had guessed there are mathematical laws underlying the motions of the heavens. How... more...

  • Prisons of Lightby Kitty Ferguson

    Transworld 2013; US$ 12.68

    What is a black hole? Could we survive a visit to one? Perhaps even venture inside? What would we find? Have we yet discovered any real black holes? And what do black holes teach us about what physicist John Archibald Wheeler called ?the deep, happy, mysteries of the universe?? These are just a few of the tantalizing questions examined in this... more...

  • The Star Book - Stargazing throughout the seasons in the Southern Hemisphereby Peter Grego

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.09

    Stargazing Throughout the Seasons in the Southern Hemisphere is an excerpt from The Star Book that guides you through the night skies in the Southern Hemisphere, through wide-angle star charts. Looking at the main constellations, stars and celestial showpieces of the southern celestial sphere, beginning with constellations around the south celestial... more...

  • Exploring the Universeby P. Day

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 25.99 US$ 22.35

    This diverse selection of essays from the Royal Institution's Evening Discourses provides an accessible summary of current thinking in many areas of science and technology. Written by seven eminent contributors, the essays explore areas ranging from ancient aphrodisiacs to the latest pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, from safety's... more...

  • A Beginner's View of Our Electric Universeby Tom Findlay

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    Most people just accept that our universe is ruled by gravity; an assumption that is wrong. Evidence instead shows that the force responsible for all the objects and events we observe throughout the universe is the electric force that enables current flow and therefore magnetic fields to exist. If we consider that the electric force is fundamentally... more...

  • Astrologyby Adrian Ross Duncan

    Red Wheel Weiser 2002; US$ 29.99

    Astrology ascribes meaning to planetary events and assumes that the energy that moves the universe has a kind of inherent intelligence. The astrologer maintains that there is a natural resonance between the evolving motion of the universe, and the development of the human soul. For the first time, Adrian Duncan shows how to empower clients and create... more...

  • Conversations on Electric and Magnetic Fields in the Cosmosby Eugene N. Parker

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 72.50 US$ 58.00

    Today's standard textbooks treat the theoretical structure of electric and magnetic fields, but their emphasis is on electromagnetic radiation and static-electric and magnetic fields. In this book, Eugene Parker provides advanced graduate students and researchers with a much-needed complement to existing texts, one that discusses the dynamic electromagnetism... more...

  • Astrobiology: The Search for Life in the Universeby Arnold Hanslmeier

    Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00

    This e-book explains the detection and evolution of exoplanets and discusses the question of habitability on such objects. Chapters in this text include cited references enabling the reader to acquire more information on specific aspects of astrobiology. It is also a suitable textbook for introductory taught courses in universities and colleges on... more...

  • Murmurs of Earthby Carl Sagan

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    In 1977, two extraodinary spacecraft called Voyager were launched to the stars. Affixed to each Voyager craft was a gold-coated copped phonograph record as a message to possible extra-terrestrial civilizations that might encounter the spacecraft in some distant space and time. Each record contained 118 photographs of our planet; almost 90 minutes of... more...