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The Grand Design

by Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things...


Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

by Ann Druyan & Carl Sagan

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."

--The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the...


Wonders of the Universe

by Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen

Experience our universe as you've never seen it before

13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light-years across. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite,...


The Science of Interstellar

by Kip Thorne & Christopher Nolan

A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film, Interstellar, from executive producer and theoretical physicist Kip Thorne.

Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker...


Beyond Einstein's Unified Field: Gravity and Electro-Magnetism Redefined

by Ph.D. John Brandenburg

Veteran plasma physicist John Brandenburg reveals the new theory that finally accomplishes what Einstein failed to do: the GEM Unification Theory proves the mathematical and physical interrelation of the forces...


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 Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes--and Its Implications

by David Deutsch

For David Deutsch, a young physicist of unusual originality, quantum theory contains our most fundamental knowledge of the physical world. Taken literally, it implies that there are many universes “parallel”...


Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in Histroy

by Ben Mezrich

From the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on...


Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space

by Isaac Asimov

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...


Extraterrestrial Civilizations

by Isaac Asimov

The master of science fiction speculates about life on other planets...

"Intriguing"--Publishers Weekly 

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays: And Other Essays

by Stephen Hawking

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.

 

In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of...


Beyond Star Trek: From Alien Invasions to the End of Time

by Lawrence M. Krauss

In the bestselling The Physics of Star Trek, the renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss took readers on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the Star Trek universe to see how it stacked up against...


Ask the Experts: Astronomy

by Scientific American Editors

For going on two decades, Scientific American's "Ask the Experts" column has been answering reader questions on all fields of science. We've taken your questions from the basic to the esoteric and reached out...


Stars and Relativity

by Ya. B. Zel'dovich & I. D. Novikov

These authors ranked among the greatest astrophysicists of the 20th century, and their work is remarkable for its deep physical insights and clarity of presentation. This book explores general relativity, properties...


Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics

by V.L. Ginzburg & D. ter Haar

The aim of this book is to present, on the one hand various topics in theoretical physics in depth - especially topics related to electrodynamics - and on the other hand to show how these topics find applications...


Amelia Earhart: Challenging the Skies Great Lives Series

by Susan Sloate

The Great Lives Series

Witness history in the making as you turn the pages of time and discover the fascinating lives of famous explorers, leaders of 20th century politics and government, and great Americans....


What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

by Jeffrey Bennett

It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet, as prominent author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out,...


Suddenly, Tomorrow Came: The NASA History of the Johnson Space Center

by Henry C. Dethloff & Paul Dickson

As the astronauts' home base and the site of Mission Control, the Johnson Space Center has witnessed some of America's most triumphant moments. This illustrated NASA history traces the center's development from...


The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

by Barrett O'Neill

Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph and self-contained treatment constitutes an introduction to modern techniques in differential...


Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics

by S. Ichimaru

Charged particles in dense matter exhibit strong correlations due to the exchange and Coulomb interactions, and thus make a strongly coupled plasma. Examples in laboratory and astrophysical settings include...