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Billions & Billions
Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
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ISBN: 9780307801029
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Billions & Billions
Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
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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... Read more >
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Comet, Revised
Comet, Revised
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
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ISBN: 9780307801050
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Comet, Revised

Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
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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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Just Visiting This Planet
Just Visiting This Planet
Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson
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ISBN: 9780307784094
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Just Visiting This Planet

Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $14.99

In a companion volume to Merlin's Tour of the Universe, here is a completely new collection of questions and answers about the cosmos for stargazers of all ages.  Whether waxing about Earth and its environs, the Sun and its stellar siblings, the world of light, physical laws, or galaxies near and far... Read more >
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Discover the Stars
Discover the Stars
Written by Richard Berry
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ISBN: 9780307774552
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Discover the Stars

Written by Richard Berry


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars.

Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces... Read more >
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The Big Bang Never Happened
The Big Bang Never Happened
Written by Eric Lerner
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ISBN: 9780307773548
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The Big Bang Never Happened
A Startling Refutation of the Dominant Theory of the Origin of the Universe
Written by Eric Lerner


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $16.99

A mesmerizing challenge to orthodox cosmology with powerful implications not only for cosmology itself but also for our notions of time, God, and human nature -- with a new Preface addressing the latest developments in the field.

Far-ranging and provocative, The Big Bang Never Happened is more than a critique of one... Read more >
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Written by Mike Brown
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ISBN: 9780385531092
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of adding one more planet... Read more >
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Written by Mike Brown, Read by Ryan Gesell
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ISBN: 9780307932693
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown
Read by Ryan Gesell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $17.50

The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of its resulting in one... Read more >
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Sizing Up the Universe
Sizing Up the Universe
Written by J. Richard Gott and Robert J. Vanderbei
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206511
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Sizing Up the Universe
The Cosmos in Perspective
Written by J. Richard Gott and Robert J. Vanderbei


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $35.00

Sizing Up the Universe reveals an ingenious new way to envision the outsize proportions of space, based on the work of Princeton University professors Richard Gott and Robert Vanderbei. Using scaled maps, object comparisons, and beautiful space photographs, it demonstrates the actual size of objects in the cosmos —from Buzz Aldrin's... Read more >
Archives of the Universe
Archives of the Universe
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak
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ISBN: 9780307513236
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Archives of the Universe
100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $17.99

An unparalleled history of astronomy presented in the words of the scientists who made the discoveries. Here are the writings of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, and Einstein, as well as that of dozens of others who have significantly contributed to our picture of the universe.

From Aristotle's proof that... Read more >
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The Sky Is Not the Limit
Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
Written by Neil Degrasse Tyson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

This is the absorbing story of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s lifelong fascination with the night sky, a restless wonder that began some thirty years ago on the roof of his Bronx apartment building and eventually led him to become the director of the Hayden Planetarium. A unique chronicle of a young man... Read more >
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The Day We Found the Universe
The Day We Found the Universe
Written by Marcia Bartusiak
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ISBN: 9780307276605
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The Day We Found the Universe

Written by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: Trade Paperback, 366 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe.
 
On New Years Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that our Universe was far bigger, eventually measured as a thousand trillion times larger than... Read more >
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The Martian Codex
The Martian Codex
Written by George J. Haas and William R. Saunders, Foreword by Greg Orme and Randolfo Pozos Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438141
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The Martian Codex
More Reflections from Mars
Written by George J. Haas and William R. Saunders
Foreword by Greg Orme and Randolfo Pozos Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $19.95

In this provocative book, The Cydonia Codex authors George J. Haas and William R. Saunders use archaeological research discoveries and photographs from NASA and other space programs to document the uncanny similarities between Martian and now-extinct Earth cultures. The Martian Codex begins with a review of the thirty-year history of documenting... Read more >
The New Solar System
The New Solar System
Written by Patricia Daniels, Foreword by Robert Burnham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426204623
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The New Solar System
Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined
Written by Patricia Daniels
Foreword by Robert Burnham


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $35.00

Aimed at the popular audience by experienced astronomy author Patricia Daniels with contributions by former editor of Astronomy magazine Robert Burnham and highlighted by 160 photographs, diagrams and maps, this superb guide explores every corner of Earth’s planetary neighborhood, from the fiery sun at its center to the dark, icy realm... Read more >
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
Written by Howard Schneider, Foreword by Sandy Wood
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ISBN: 9781426202810
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

Written by Howard Schneider
Foreword by Sandy Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2009
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Stargazing’s too much fun to leave to astronomers, but often we’re blinded by science—dry facts can easily turn enchantment into a chore. We just want to lie down, look up, and understand the heavens above. The National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky shows us how.

Authors Howard Schneider and Patricia... Read more >
The Day We Found the Universe
The Day We Found the Universe
Written by Marcia Bartusiak
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ISBN: 9780307378019
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The Day We Found the Universe

Written by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
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The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe.
 
On New Years Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that our Universe was far bigger, eventually measured as a thousand trillion times larger than... Read more >
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Confessions of an Alien Hunter
A Scientist's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Written by Seth Shostak


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $27.00

Aliens are big in America. Whether they’ve arrived via rocket, flying saucer, or plain old teleportation, they’ve been invading, infiltrating, or inspiring us for decades, and they’ve fascinated moviegoers and television watchers for more than fifty years. About half of us believe that aliens really exist, and millions are convinced they’ve... Read more >
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Confessions of an Alien Hunter
Confessions of an Alien Hunter
Written by Seth Shostak
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ISBN: 9781426203923
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Confessions of an Alien Hunter
A Scientist's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Written by Seth Shostak


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $27.00

Aliens are big in America. Whether they’ve arrived via rocket, flying saucer, or plain old teleportation, they’ve been invading, infiltrating, or inspiring us for decades, and they’ve fascinated moviegoers and television watchers for more than fifty years. About half of us believe that aliens really exist, and millions are convinced they’ve... Read more >
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The Cosmic Connection
The Cosmic Connection
Written by Jeff Kanipe
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ISBN: 9781591026679
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The Cosmic Connection
How Astronomical Events Impact Life on Earth
Written by Jeff Kanipe


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $27.99

In this sweeping tour of the cosmos and our place within it, acclaimed science writer Jeff Kanipe shows the many ways we are connected to the vast universe we inhabit. Long before our apelike ancestors dropped from the trees and began playing with fire, even before the Sun emerged from its... Read more >
The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans, Introduction by Bob McDonald
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ISBN: 9781551992648
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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
"42 Questions (and Answers) About Life, the Universe, and Everything"
Written by Jim Lebans
Introduction by Bob McDonald


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $14.99

For everyone who’s curious about what’s new under (and over and around) the stars.

Douglas Adams famously pronounced in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that the answer to life, the universe, and everything was 42. Quirks & Quarks, whose approach to science owes almost as much to Adams as it does... Read more >
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Planetology
Planetology
Written by Tom Jones and Ellen Stofan
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ISBN: 9781426201219
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Planetology
Unlocking the Secrets of the Solar System
Written by Tom Jones and Ellen Stofan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $35.00

In a stunning and completely new view of the solar system, an astronaut and a geologist team up to investigate, through parallel views made possible by cutting-edge space technology, how the earth itself can help science unravel the mysteries of the heavens.

Noted planetary geologist Ellen Stofan and veteran astronaut Tom Jones... Read more >
Hubble
Hubble
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith
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ISBN: 9781426203220
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Hubble
Imaging Space and Time
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $50.00

In the spirit of National Geographic’s top-selling Orbit, this large-format, full-color volume stands alone in revealing more than 200 of the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope during its lifetime, to the very eve of the 2008 final shuttle mission to the telescope. Written by two of the world’s... Read more >
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Written by Renee Bergland
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ISBN: 9780807021422
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
An Astronomer among the American Romantics
Written by Renee Bergland


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $29.95

New England blossomed in the nineteenth century, producing a crop of distinctively American writers along with distinguished philosophers and jurists, abolitionists and scholars. A few of the female stars of this era-Emily Dickinson, Margaret Fuller, and Susan B. Anthony, for instance-are still appreciated, but there are a number of intellectual women... Read more >
The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
Written by Jim Lebans, Introduction by Bob McDonald
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ISBN: 9780771050039
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The Quirks & Quarks Guide to Space
42 Questions (and Answers) About Life, the Universe, and Everything
Written by Jim Lebans
Introduction by Bob McDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $18.95

For everyone who’s curious about what’s new under (and over and around) the stars.

Douglas Adams famously pronounced in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that the answer to life, the universe, and everything was 42. Quirks & Quarks, whose approach to science owes almost as much to Adams as it does... Read more >
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The Haunted Observatory
The Haunted Observatory
Written by Richard Baum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025122
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The Haunted Observatory
Curiosities from the Astronomer's Cabinet
Written by Richard Baum


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $28.99

For many centuries observers of the night sky interpreted the moving planets and the surrounding starry realms in terms of concentric crystalline spheres, in the center of which hung the Earth — the hub of creation. But with the discoveries of Galileo, Copernicus, Kepler, and Newton, astronomers were suddenly struck by... Read more >
Archives of the Universe
Archives of the Universe
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak
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ISBN: 9780375713682
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Archives of the Universe
100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $20.00

An unparalleled history of astronomy presented in the words of the scientists who made the discoveries. Here are the writings of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, and Einstein, as well as that of dozens of others who have significantly contributed to our picture of the universe.

From Aristotle's proof that... Read more >
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