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  • The Expanding Universeby Arthur Eddington

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    This classic book, long out of print, investigates the experimental determination of one of the fundamental constants of astrophysics and its significance for astronomy. The equations of general relativity include a constant lambda in their solution. If lambda is non-zero and positive, this represents the existence of a phenomenon of cosmical repulsion.... more...

  • 3K: The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiationby R. B. Partridge

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    A review covering all aspects of the study of the cosmic background radiation remnant of the hot Big Bang origin of the Universe. more...

  • After the First Three Minutesby T. Padmanabhan

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 53.00 US$ 43.46

    The exciting story of contemporary cosmology - for general readers who want to get to grips with what we really do and don't know about our Universe. more...

  • Unravelling Starlightby Barbara J. Becker

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 128.00 US$ 104.96

    An engaging re-examination of William Huggins' life and career; it will appeal to anyone interested in the history of astronomy. more...

  • An Introduction to Relativityby Jayant V. Narlikar

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    Introduction to relativity, ideal as part of undergraduate and graduate courses in physics, astrophysics and applied mathematics. more...

  • The Never-Ending Days of Being Deadby Marcus Chown

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 11.66

    Marcus Chown's highly accessible exploration of reality, the nature of the universe, and the place of life within it. Starting with the questions being asked by the world's most daring and imaginative scientists, he takes us to the frontier of science and reveals that the mysteries being examined there are those that matter most to all of us: could... more...

  • Pale Blue Dotby Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    "FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS." --The Washington Post Book World (front page review) In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan... more...

  • Billions & Billionsby Carl Sagan

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the universe originate and how will it end,... more...

  • We Need to Talk About Kelvinby Marcus Chown

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 10.20

    Look around you. The reflection of your face in a window tells you that the universe is orchestrated by chance. The iron in a spot of blood on your finger tells you that somewhere out in space there is furnace at a temperature of 4.5 billion degrees. Your TV tells you that the universe had a beginning. In fact, your very existence tells you that this... more...

  • The Cambridge Star Atlasby Wil Tirion

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Ideal for astronomers worldwide, the fourth edition of this classic atlas features new Moon maps, new data and enhanced charts. more...