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The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


Astrobiology

by Andrew May

Are we alone in the Universe, or are there as many planets supporting life as there are stars in the sky?

It’s one of the most important and fascinating questions human beings can ponder, and astrobiology is...


Eclipses

by Frank Close

"Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse?" If the question caused you to search your memory, the correct answer would have been "no." A common response is: "Yes--I saw one, it was about 90% partial eclipse...


Space 2.0

by Rod Pyle & Buzz Aldrin

  • The National Space Society (membership of nearly 30K) will provide financial and marketing support
  • NSS will co-brand
  • Book has four-color interior 
  • Plans to leverage NSS's clout within the aerospace and space...


The Universal Subject of Our Time

by Darius Nikbin

The Subject itself is the Subject of the Machine. What does it mean to be human? We live in a technological age, where rapid advances in personal tech and the science of Artificial Intelligence are challenging...


The Beginning and The End

by Osoul Center

This book, Life: the Beginning and the End, deals with questions of the creation, existence and progress of the universe. This is a subject that has been raised by many communities throughout the ages, yet Islam...


Universal Life

by Alan Boss

After decades of painstaking planning, NASA's first dedicated exoplanet detection mission, the Kepler space telescope, was launched in 2009 from Cape Canaveral. Kepler began a years-long mission of looking for...


Einstein's Shadow

by Seth Fletcher

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

Einstein’s Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein’s theory of relativity to its ultimate...


Laika's Window

by Kurt Caswell

Laika began her life as a stray dog on the streets of Moscow and died in 1957 aboard the Soviet satellite Sputnik II. Initially the USSR reported that Laika, the first animal to orbit the earth, had survived...


A Dictionary of Space Exploration

by Stephen O'Meara & E. Julius Dasch

With over 2,300 entries, this fascinating and expansive dictionary covers all aspects of space exploration, from A-Train to Zvezda. This jargon-free new edition has been fully revised and updated to take into...


Essential Semiconductor Laser Physics

by A F J Levi

The invention of the semiconductor laser along with silica glass fiber has enabled an incredible revolution in global communication infrastructure of direct benefit to all. Development of devices and system...


The Beginning And The End

by Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd AlKareem & Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd Al-Kareem Ash-Sheha

The Beginning & The End of Universe from Islamic Perspective


The Earth

by Beth Alesse

Earth From Space: A Visual Tour is a book with a collection of over 180 gorgeous images compiled from instrument data of NASA and their world-class collaborators. Some of these instruments are sensitive to the...


Origins

by Jim Baggott

What is life? Where do we come from and how did we evolve? What is the universe and how was it formed? What is the nature of the material world? How does it work? How and why do we think? What does it mean to...


Romancing The Moon

by Nicolenya Caltman

This is a poetry and picture book about a love affair with the moon. written for my darling man...my man on the moon. While very personal, the poem can apply perfectly for any special man, woman, or any loved...


An Introduction to Planetary Nebulae

by Jason J. Nishiyama

In this book we will look at what planetary nebulae are, where they come from and where they go. We will discuss what mechanisms cause these beautiful markers of stellar demise as well as what causes them to...


The Great Silence

by Milan M. 'Cirković

The Great Silence explores the multifaceted problem named after the great Italian physicist Enrico Fermi and his legendary 1950 lunchtime question "Where is everybody?" In many respects, Fermi's paradox is the...


Of Clocks and Time

by Lutz Hüwel

Of Clocks and Time takes readers on a five-stop journey through the physics and technology (and occasional bits of applications and history) of timekeeping. On the way, conceptual vistas and qualitative images...


Gravity!

by Pierre Binétruy

What force do the Big Bang, the expansion of the Universe, dark matter and dark energy, black holes, and gravitational waves all have in common? This book uncovers gravity as a key to understanding these fascinating...