Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen
Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness of a vacuum the laws of nature...
From the author of the international bestseller An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth - an unforgettable photographic portrait of the planet we call home, as seen from Space
Helps you travel the night sky and discover the stories in the stars. This book presents an exploration of each of the night sky's 88 constellations: a playful and stunningly...
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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...
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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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...
A dazzling tour d'horizon of mankind's enduring fascination with, and reliance upon, the extraordinary star at the centre of our solar system.
John D. Barrow
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Storm Dunlop; Wil Tirion
An introductory guide to navigating your way around the night sky and identifying what you can see on any given night.
Lawrence M. Krauss
A provocative account of the astounding new answers to the most basic philosophical questions: where did the universe come from and how will it end?
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Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen
Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before.