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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805959
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

With passion and curiosity, Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by recent discoveries in science. He looks at the dialogue between science and religion; the conflict between our human desire for permanence and the impermanence of nature; the possibility that our universe is simply an accident; the manner...

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Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
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Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
Curiosity
Curiosity
Written by Rod Pyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149338
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Curiosity
An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen
Written by Rod Pyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $19.95

The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity

Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity--the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle follows... Read more >
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Curiosity
An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen
Written by Rod Pyle


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity

Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity--the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle follows... Read more >
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Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Asteroid Threat
The Asteroid Threat
Written by William E. Burrows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149130
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $19.95

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $11.99

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390612
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390629
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908599
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
“In this slight...

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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781932234916
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

While innovations including the GC-Piercing Discarding Sabot improve the seed ship Sidonia and her mobile units' odds against the Gauna, for humanity to secure a definitive edge against foes as rapidly adaptive as the space giants, the sciences alone may not suffice. Read more >
Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654995
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.95

After a forbidden room is unsealed, heroic pilot Saito is no longer the only legendary Sidonian with a deceptive avatar on board.

Meanwhile, an incoming asteroid forces the spaceship’s mobile units to skirmish in a positive-gravity environment. Calling the shots is Assistant Commander Yuhata Midorikawa, still new in her role, unsure but... Read more >
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
Written by Amy Briggs, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426213021
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
The Science Behind the Saga
Written by Amy Briggs
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $13.95

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to take their fans on a galactic mission to uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
Written by Amy Briggs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213038
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
The Science Behind the Saga
Written by Amy Briggs


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.95

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to take their fans on a galactic mission to uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery...

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Signatures of Life
Signatures of Life
Written by Edward Ashpole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146689
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Signatures of Life
Science Searches the Universe
Written by Edward Ashpole


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $25.00

An intriguing overview of the ways in which science could find evidence for extraterrestrial  life
 
Are we alone in the universe, or is life a universal phenomenon?  For fifty years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Edward Ashpole explains... Read more >
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Signatures of Life
Science Searches the Universe
Written by Edward Ashpole


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $12.99

An intriguing overview of the ways in which science could find evidence for extraterrestrial  life
 
Are we alone in the universe, or is life a universal phenomenon?  For fifty years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Edward Ashpole explains... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Spacefarers
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623199
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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Mission to Mars
Mission to Mars
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426210174
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Mission to Mars
My Vision for Space Exploration
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

“Any time an Apollo-era astronaut steps forward with ideas for our future in space, it’s time to stop what whatever we’re doing and pay attention. Buzz Aldrin, one of the first moonwalkers, has no shortage of these ideas. And in Mission to Mars he treats us to how, when, and why we should... Read more >
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Mission to Mars
My Vision for Space Exploration
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

Can astronauts reach Mars by 2035? Absolutely, says Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon. Celebrated astronaut, brilliant engineer, bestselling author, Adrin believes it is not only possibly but vital to America’s future to keep pushing the space frontier outward for the sake of exploration, science... Read more >
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Mars Landing 2012
Inside the NASA Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman


Format: eBook, 60 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $3.99

National Geographic presents the science, the goals, and the anticipation of humankind’s most ambitious planetary expedition ever: the Curiosity mission to Mars. On August 6, 2012 (EST), NASA’s Curiosity spacecraft will complete its 255-day, 354-million-mile journey and plunge down into Gale Crater, its target on the martian surface, decelerating from 13,200 to... Read more >
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
Written by Amy Briggs, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426209925
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National Geographic Angry Birds Space
A Furious Flight Into the Final Frontier
Written by Amy Briggs
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

It's one small step for birds, one giant leap for birdkind...
 
Blast off with the Angry Birds as they fly through space on an intergalactic rescue mission! Evil space piggies have stolen their eggs and are hiding them somewhere in outer space. To save them, the Angry Birds have teamed up with... Read more >
Comet, Revised
Comet, Revised
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801050
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Comet, Revised

Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

WHAT ARE THESE GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.



Comet begins with a breathtaking journey through space astride a comet. Pulitzer Prize-winning astronomer Carl Sagan, author of Cosmos and Contact, and writer Ann Druyan explore the origin... Read more >
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Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Written by Isaac Asimov
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792273
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Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space

Written by Isaac Asimov


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

A wide-ranging exploration of our universe -- from "what makes the wind blow?" to "how was the moon formed?" -- in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. "A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory." -- LIBRARY JOURNAL


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Weapons in Space

Written by Karl Grossman
Foreword by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $6.95

Weapons in Space examines how the United States is forcing forward—in violation of international treaties—to militarize space. Based on excerpts from U.S. government documents, award-winning investigative journalist Karl Grossman outlines the U.S. military's space doctrine, its similarity with the original Stars Wars scheme of Ronald Reagan and Edward Teller, and the... Read more >
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