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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure ...
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Andrea Wulf
 
On a summer's day in June 1761, astronomers all over the world cast their eyes to the sky to witness a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the...
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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus...
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Dava Sobel
 
The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution in astronomy that changed the world.
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Are We Being Watched?: The Search for...
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Paul Murdin
 
Could there be, elsewhere, life as advanced as here on Earth, or are we more likely to find much more primitive life forms, or even no life at all? Can...
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The Sky at Night: Answers to ...
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Patrick Moore; Chris North
 
Collects questions sent in by viewers and fans, answered by Sir Patrick Moore and "Sky at Night" co-presenter Dr Chris North. Featuring sections on the solar system, cosmology, the bizarre...
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The New Astronomy Guide: Star Gazing...
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Patrick Moore
 
Offers an introduction to how to do astronomy in the digital age. This title explains the principles of astronomy as well as the practical techniques to provide both beginners and...
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year:...
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Royal Observatory, Greenwich; Brian May
 
All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is organized by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
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Galileo
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John L. Heilbron
 
Galileo is aptly known as 'the father of modern science'. But there is much more to him than his well-known discoveries in physics and astronomy, and his infamous clash with...
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Lucky Planet
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Waltham, David
 
Science tells us that life elsewhere in the Universe is increasingly likely to be discovered. But in fact the Earth may be a very unusual planet – perhaps the only...
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Stars: A Very Short Introduction
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Andrew King
 
Stars are a constant source of fascination. In this Very Short Introduction Andrew King introduces us to the science of stars; how they are born, how they live, and how...
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A Brief History Of Time: From Big ...
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Stephen Hawking
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally...
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Planets: A Very Short Introduction
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David A. Rothery
 
This Very Short Introduction discusses the nature of planets and gas giants, and their rings and moons. It also looks beyond Pluto, in the Kuiper Belt, at the knowledge we...
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Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction
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John Gribbin
 
Galaxies are the building blocks of the Universe: standing like islands in space, they are where the stars are born and where many extraordinary and little-understood phenomena can be observed...
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Saturn: Exploring the Mystery of the...
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Nicole Mortillaro
 
A new perspective of Saturn based on the information provided by the Cassini-Huygens probe.
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The Transit of Venus: How a Rare...
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Peter Adds; Mary Varnham
 
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Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction
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Peter Coles
 
This book is a simple, non-technical introduction to cosmology, explaining what it is and what cosmologists do. Peter Coles discusses the history of the subject, the development of the...
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The History of Astronomy: A Very ...
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Michael Hoskin
 
From prehistoric times to the origins of astrophysics in the mid nineteenth century, this title offers an introduction to the history of Western astronomy. It focuses on topics as the...
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