What is the nature of space and time How do we fit within the universe How does the universe fit within us There s no better guide through these mind expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson n nBut today, few of us have time to contemplate the c
Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing sci
Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place n n Where did the universe come from What was there before it What will the future bring And finally, why is there something rather than nothing n
An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos from ancient times to the present day n nFrom planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe Featuring to
A showcase of the latest astronomical phenomena at its finest n nThis stunning collection of images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition assembles the very best astrophotography from around the world Organized by the Royal Observatory, the photographs capture an astounding range o
Our changing concept of time, and the surprising, often mysterious origins of the calendar, comes to life in this richly informative, beautifully written book.
For scientist and layman alike this book provides vivid evidence that the Copernican Revolution has by no means lost its significance today Few episodes in the development of scientific theory show so clearly how the solution to a highly technical problem can alter our basic thought processes and a
Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts offers an insider s guide to astronauting a behind the scenes look at the training, the basic rules, lessons, and procedures of space travel, including how to deal with a dead body in space, what it s like to film an IMAX movie in orbit, what exactly to do when natu
In God and the Astronomers, Dr Robert Jastrow, world renowned astrophysicist, describes the astronomical discoveries of recent years and the theological implications of the new insights afforded by science into mankind s place in the cosmos He explains the chain of events that forced astronomers,
Einstein was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days, and these character traits drove both his life and his science In this narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered.
This book gets to the heart of science by asking a fundamental question about its essence what is the true nature of space and time Both defy modern physics, and scientists find themselves continually searching for answers This unique volume brings together world leaders in cosmology, particle ph
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This free NASA e Book celebrates Saturn as seen through the eyes of the Cassini spacecraft n nThe Cassini Huygens mission has revolutionized our knowledge of the Saturn system and revealed surprising places in the solar system where life could potentially gain a foothold bodies we call ocean worlds.