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The Substance of Spacetime: Infinity, Nothingness, and the Nature of Matter

by Andrew Martin Ryan

Does Spacetime Exist?

If spacetime does not exist, it certainly does so in a curiously conspicuous way, not at all like other geometric abstractions. Consider this mindbender: spacetime does not exist at all,...


The Value of the Moon: How to Explore, Live, and Prosper in Space Using the Moon's Resources

by Paul D. Spudis

While the Moon was once thought to hold the key to space exploration, in recent decades, the U.S. has largely turned its sights toward Mars and other celestial bodies instead. In The Value of the Moon, lunar...


Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her

by Rowland White & Richard Truly

The real-life techno-thriller from a bestselling author and aviation expert that recaptures the historic moments leading up to the launch of the space shuttle Columbia and the exciting story of her daring maiden...


The Universe in Your Hand

by Christophe Galfard

"If Ms. Frizzle were a physics student of Stephen Hawking, she might have written THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND, a wild tour through the reaches of time and space, from the interior of a proton to the Big Bang to...


The Sun: A Biography

by David Whitehouse

In The Sun, David Whitehouse takes us on a journey to the heart of our local star and beyond, relating how it was born, the many ways it influences life on Earth and how it will die. He recounts the many myths...


The Moon: A Biography

by David Whitehouse

In The Moon David Whitehouse explains how our nearest celestial neighbor was created (and what moonrocks tell us of its earth-shattering origins), and how its existence may have been a crucial factor in mankind...


Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

Traveling at the Speed of Thought: Einstein and the Quest for Gravitational Waves

by Daniel Kennefick

Since Einstein first described them nearly a century ago, gravitational waves have been the subject of more sustained controversy than perhaps any other phenomenon in physics. These as yet undetected fluctuations...


Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

by Carlo Rovelli

Instant New York Times Bestseller

“Short and resonant. . . . The essays in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics arrive like shots of espresso.”The New York Times

“A startling and illustrative distillation of...


The Stargazer's Handbook

by Giles Sparrow

From the craters of the Moon to the far reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will enable you to explore space without leaving the comforts of Earth. All you need are a pair of binoculars and a clear night...


Mars One: Humanity's Next Great Adventure: Inside the First Human Settlement on Mars

by James R Kass, Norbert Kraft & Gerard ¿t Hooft

Human curiosity has lead us to explore our solar system, landing on the moon and sending spacecraft to study distant planetary objects. The next step in our great adventure is putting humans on Mars—but what...


Solitary Waves  Plasms Atmosph

by V.I. Petviashvili, O.A. Pohkotelov & O.A. Pokhotelov

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Curiosities of the Sky

by Garrett Putman Serviss

To most minds mystery is more fascinating than science. But when science itself leads straight up to the borders of mystery and there comes to a dead stop, saying, ``At present I can no longer see my way,''...


The Universe: Science & Fiction

by Margarita Schultz Lautersztajn & María Teresa Ruiz González

This book, the first in the series Science and Fiction, collects the answers to the most frequent questions about the universe and astronomy. María Teresa Ruiz, National Science Award, draws these complex topics...


The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

by J. Richard Gott

J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters of galaxies intricately connected by filaments of galaxies—a magnificent...


Other Worlds

by Garrett Putman Serviss

The point of view of this book is human interest in the other worlds around us. It presents the latest discoveries among the planets of the solar system, and shows their bearing upon the question of life in...


How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

by John Asher Johnson

Alien worlds have long been a staple of science fiction. But today, thanks to modern astronomical instrumentation and the achievements of many enterprising observational astronomers, the existence of planets...


Dear Hannah: A Geek's Life in Self-Improvement

by Philip Dhingra

Before Philip wrote his first line of code, he tried to re-program his mind. For his 14th birthday, Hannah gave him Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People, which kicked off a life-long obsession...


Ancient Divine Light

by Tamer Kutdoga

By Tamer Kutdoga Today, the answer of question: “True? For whom? For what?” which will remove the chaos in the world, can be given after understanding the “UNIVERSAL GEOMETRY” (Crystalographic Geometry)...


A Joosr Guide to... Human Universe by Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen

by Joosr

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge...