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Famous Scientific Illusions

by Nikola Tesla

In Famous Scientific Illusions Nikola Tesla addresses "exceptionally interesting errors in the interpretation and application of physical phenomena which have for years dominated the minds of experts and men...


The Planets

by Dava Sobel

With her blockbuster New York Times bestsellers Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter, Dava Sobel used her rare and luminous gift for weaving difficult scientific concepts into a compelling story to garner rave...


Environmental Hazards: Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster

by Prof Keith Smith & Keith Smith

The fourth edition of Environmental Hazards continues to blend physical and social sciences to provide a thoroughly balanced, contemporary introduction to hazards analysis and mitigation strategies. It covers...


Coming of Age in the Milky Way

by Timothy Ferris

From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the brilliant, eccentric personalities...


The Stargazer's Guide

by Emily Winterburn

The Stargazer’s Guide is an accessible astronomy guide to the history, science, and myth of the night sky, perfect for anyone entranced by the stars. Guiding readers through what there is to see in the sky,...


Warped Passages

by Lisa Randall

The universe has many secrets. It may hide additional dimensions of space other than the familier three we recognize. There might even be another universe adjacent to ours, invisible and unattainable . . . for...


The Brightest Stars: Discovering the Universe through the Sky's Most Brilliant Stars

by Fred Schaaf

"Fred Schaaf is one of the most experienced astronomical observers of our time. For more than two decades, his view of the sky-what will be visible, when it will be visible, and what it will look like-has encouraged...


Scientific American The Amateur Astronomer

by Scientific American & Shawn Carlson

From the longest running column in Scientific American's history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur astronomers

For over seventy years, "The Amateur Scientist" column in Scientific American...


Star Watch: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Finding, Observing, and Learning about Over 125 Celestial Objects

by Philip S. Harrington

Your Passport to the Universe

The night sky is alive with many wonders--distant planets, vast star clusters, glowing nebulae, and expansive galaxies, all waiting to be explored. Let respected astronomy writer...


The Theory of Evolution: What It Is, Where It Came From, and Why It Works

by Cynthia Mills

Everything mammals ever wanted to know about the theory of evolution-but were afraid to ask

This important new book by award-winning science writer Cynthia Mills clearly explains one of the most crucial, and...


How to Build a Time Machine

by Paul Davies

With his unique knack for making cutting-edge theoretical science effortlessly accessible, world-renowned physicist Paul Davies now tackles an issue that has boggled minds for centuries: Is time travel possible?...


Faint Echoes, Distant Stars

by Ben Bova

Our neighboring planets may have the answer to this question. Scientists have already identified ice caps on Mars and what appear to be enormous oceans underneath the ice of Jupiter's moons. The atmosphere on...


The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them: Observing Eclipses, Bright Comets, Meteor Showers, and Other Celestial Wonders

by Fred Schaaf

"Fred Schaaf is one of the most experienced astronomical observers of our time. For more than two decades, his view of the sky--what will be visible, when it will be visible, and what it will look like--has...


The Red Limit

by Timothy Ferris

For centuries, it was assumed that our universe was static. In the late 1920s, astronomers defeated this assumption with a startling new discovery. From Earth, the light of distant galaxies appeared to be red,...


Dinosaurs and Creation: Questions and Answers

by Donald B. DeYoung

Answers to fifty questions about dinosaurs, including Where do dinosaurs fit into biblical history? Why were dinosaurs so large?


Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

by Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon & Robert W. Smith

This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration...


Planetary Dreams: The Quest to Discover Life Beyond Earth

by Robert Shapiro

The Quest To Discover Life Beyond Earth.

"The 'dreams' that I write of are not the usual ones, the images that come up in our minds involuntarily during certain stages of sleep, but rather the hopes and expectations...


The Big Splat, or How Our Moon Came to Be

by Dana Mackenzie

The first popular book to explain the dramatic theory behind the Moon's genesis

This lively science history relates one of the great recent breakthroughs in planetary astronomy-a successful theory of the birth...


Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide, Seventh Edition

by Dinah L. Moché

Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling Astronomy Guide

For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this...


Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe (Great Discoveries)

by George Johnson

“A short, excellent account of [Leavitt’s] extraordinary life and achievements.”—Simon Singh, New York Times Book Review At the beginning of the twentieth century, scientists argued over the size of...