Science and Technics / Science / Astronomy / Cosmology

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

New & Noteworthy

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Language

English (96)

French (5)

German (8)

Spanish (25)

Italian (16)

 

Category

Delete Cosmology

 

Protection

All (96)

DRM Free (3)

DRM (93)

More options

The Copernicus Complex

by Caleb Scharf

Longlisted for the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Short-listed for Physics World's Book of the Year

The Sunday Times (UK) Best Science Book of 2014

A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of...


The Accelerating Universe: Infinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Cosmos

by Mario Livio

Advance Praise for The Accelerating Universe

"The Accelerating Universe is not only an informative book about modern cosmology. It is rich storytelling and, above all, a celebration of the human mind in its quest...


A Grand and Bold Thing

by Ann K. Finkbeiner

LATE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, what had been a fevered pace of discovery in astronomy for many years had slowed. The Hubble Space Telescope continued to produce an astonishing array of images, but the study...


Violent Phenomena in the Universe

by Jayant V. Narlikar

Acclaimed by Nature as "excellent and uncompromising," this reader-friendly book explores exploding stars, black holes, and the Big Bang. Clear and lively, it conveys the excitement of modern cosmology. 1982...


The Moment of Creation: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe

by James S. Trefil

One of the founders of modern quark theory employs minimal mathematics and nontechnical terms to traverse the eons and bring readers within the first millisecond of the Big Bang, 1983 edition.


Relativity and Its Roots

by Banesh Hoffmann

Entertaining, nontechnical demonstrations of the meaning of relativity theory trace development from basis in geometrical, cosmological ideas of the ancient Greeks, plus work by Kepler, Galileo, Newton, others....


The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge

by William Poundstone

Fascinating journey explores key concepts in information theory in terms of Conway's "Game of Life" program. Topics include the limits of knowledge, paradox of complexity, Maxwell's demon, Big Bang theory, much...


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of Science

by William Dampier & Margaret Dampier

From the biblical book of Genesis to Bergson's Creative Evolution, these extracts from world literature illustrate the development of scientific thought from the ancient Greeks to modern times. 1959 edition....


The Creation of the Universe

by George Gamow

Lively and authoritative, this survey by a renowned physicist explains the formation of the galaxies and defines the concept of an ever-expanding universe in simple terms. 1961 edition. 40 figures.


The Unity of the Universe

by D. W. Sciama

This accessible approach uses compelling photos, figures, and examples to address and answer profound questions about the universe. "An engrossing book, an invigorating intellectual exercise." — Scientific...


One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

by George Gamow

Over 120 delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded.


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...


Darwin's Doubt

by Stephen C. Meyer

When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history...


Nate's New Physics

by Nathaniel David Durham

An in depth, yet short booklet of the author's, yet some more thoughts about the physics of the universe from within and from without. An explanation for the various forces of nature, by their origins.. A new...


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...


Exploring the Mindful Way

by Tom Butler

Immortal Self-Centric Mindfulness

The most important understanding seekers of spiritual maturity must come to is the difference between lucidity and hyperlucidity. Lucidity is the degree to which we are able...


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...


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...


Pillars of Creation

by Scott Flaig

This book, gives brief explanations to cosmic mysteries, refering to them as the fundamental base for getting at the real mysteries in cosmology. By researching the best minds from philosophy, science, and theology,...


Big Bang Out, Multibang In

by Andre Trepanier

Multibang Cosmos invites you to replace the big bang paradigm of a mysterious and unique cosmic origin and expansion by the observed local multibang expansions within a permanent cosmic recycling of all electronuclear...