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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 11.27
Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present, and future, and through the physics, astronomy, and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and groundbreaking... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
Our universe seems strangely ''biophilic,'' or hospitable to life. Is this happenstance, providence, or coincidence? According to cosmologist Martin Rees, the answer depends on the answer to another question, the one posed by Einstein's famous remark: ''What interests me most is whether God could have made the world differently.'' This highly engaging... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 69.99
Requiring only basic knowledge of high school mathematics and physics, this volume offers a concise introduction to the general theory of relativity. The text presents the fundamentals of special relativity, Minkowski space-time, non-Euclidean geometry, Newtonian gravity, and more. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
The Scientists and Theologians who play parts in Soul: God, Self and the New Cosmology : ?Stephen Hawking ?Matthew Fox ?Ilya Prigogine ?Paul Davies ?John Polkinghorne ?David Griffin ?John Rodwell ?David Schramm ?Rowan Williams ?Brian Swimme ?Alan Guth ?Steven Weinberg ?Frank Tipler ?Arnold Mandell ?Roger Penrose ?Danah Zohar ?Thomas Berry From... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 9.99
Stephen Hawking described it as 'the discovery of the century, if not of all time', yet the scientists who first detected the cosmic radiation that was identified as the afterglow of the big bang had to admit that it was more by accident than intention. At first its discoverers mistook the readings for the disruption caused by the droppings of pigeons... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 12.99
A masterly overview of the development of cosmological thinking from the Greeks, via Newton and Einstein, to the present day. It is science's last and greatest challenge: fathoming the depths of the night sky. The objective: to crack the cosmic code, to unravel the blueprint for nature's grandest conception, a machine constructed on an unimaginably... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 11.27
We have long understood black holes to be the points at which the universe as we know it comes to an end - mysterious chasms so destructive and unforgiving that not even light can escape their deadly power. Recent research, however, has led to a cascade of new discoveries that have revealed an entirely new, and crucially important, side to black holes.... more...
- Quercus 2011; US$ 8.99
The Big Questions series enables renowned experts to tackle the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally perplexed enquiring minds, providing answers from history's great thinkers. This ambitious project is a unique... more...