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- Grand Central Publishing 2002; Not Available
Drawn from the pages of Scientific American and collected here for the first time, this work contains updated and condensed information, made accessible to a general popular science audience, on the subject of cosmology. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2001; Not Available
The story of matter and the history of the cosmos from the perspective of a single oxygen atom, told with the insight and wit of one of the most dynamic physicists and writers working today. Through this astonishing work, he manages to stoke wonder at the powers and unlikely events that conspired to create our solar system, our ecosystem, and us. more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2012; US$ 8.99
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 vast scale - the Universe itself. Vast - and also complex - today's model of an expanding Universe - the big bang cosmology... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 18.95
For thousands of years, it was the visionaries and writers who argued that we cannot be alone-that there is intellegent life in the universe. Now, with the discoveries of the Hubble Telescope, data emerging from Mars, and knowledge about life at the extremes, scientists are taking up where they left off. Amir Aczel, author of Fermat's Last Theorem... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Finally, the entire body of our scientific knowledge of the universe is available in one definitive volume. Scientific American , the oldest and most popular science magazine in the world, has prepared the most comprehensive and comprehensible book on the subject ever. Under the direction of renowned astronomer David H. Levy, this spectacular book... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 64.95
Beginning with some basic facts about the observable universe, this work considers in successive chapters the complete range of topics that make up a degree course in cosmology and particle astrophysics. It is aimed at the students of physics, astrophysics and cosmology at the advanced undergraduate level or early graduate level. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Though the concept of "the universe" suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe may be just one of a multitude of others-a single slice of an infinity of parallel realities. In The Copernicus Complex , the renowned astrophysicist and author Caleb Scharf takes us on a cosmic adventure like no... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Our neighboring planets may have the answer to this question. Scientists have already identified ice caps on Mars and what appear to be enormous oceans underneath the ice of Jupiter's moons. The atmosphere on Venus appeared harsh and insupportable of life, composed of a toxic atmosphere and oceans of acid -- until scientists concluded that Earth's... more...