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Astronomy, space & time books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Astronomy, space & time category. Presented with a red border are the Astronomy, space & time books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer by Gary Kronk Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer

This biography covers the life of Lewis Swift (1820-1913), who discovered 13 comets and nearly 1,200 other deep sky objects. All 13 comets found by Swift now bear his name, including three periodic comets with periods of 6 years (11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR),...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

Meteorites Classification, Chemical Composition & Impacts by Rosemary Griffith Meteorites Classification, Chemical Composition & Impacts


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/09/2017

The Scientific Legacy of William Herschel by Clifford J. Cunningham The Scientific Legacy of William Herschel

This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England's most famous astronomer, William Herschel. The world's leading experts on Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, here offer their combined wisdom on many aspects of his life and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Astronomy For Dummies by Stephen P. Maran Astronomy For Dummies

Your updated guide to exploring the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Inventing a Space Mission The Story of the Herschel Space Observatory by R. M. Bonnet, Matt Griffin Inventing a Space Mission The Story of the Herschel Space Observatory
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This book describes prominent technological achievements within a very successful space science mission: the Herschel space observatory. Focusing on the various processes of innovation it offers an analysis and discussion of the social, technological and scientific context of the mission...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

The Science of Time 2016 Time in Astronomy & Society, Past, Present and Future by P. Kenneth Seidelmann The Science of Time 2016 Time in Astronomy & Society, Past, Present and Future

The uses of time in astronomy - from pointing telescopes, coordinating and processing observations, predicting ephemerides, cultures, religious practices, history, businesses, determining Earth orientation, analyzing time-series data and in many other ways - represent a broad sample of how time...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Life Through Time and Space by Wallace Arthur Life Through Time and Space

All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation of our planetary home. Wallace Arthur combines embryological, evolutionary, and cosmological perspectives to tell the story of life on Earth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

2018 Incredible Cosmos Page-A-Day Calendar by Sky & Telescope Editors 2018 Incredible Cosmos Page-A-Day Calendar


Format: Calendar - Released: 05/08/2017

Coming Soon

Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Star Clusters by Chengyuan Li Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Star Clusters

This book focuses on understanding the stellar populations of massive star clusters and aims to investigate the origin, evolution and properties of binary systems, their collision products, as well as the general characteristics (e.g. ages, metal content) of stellar population(s)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Moonshots 50 Years of NASA Space Exploration Seen through Hasselblad Cameras by Piers Bizony, Piers Bizony Moonshots 50 Years of NASA Space Exploration Seen through Hasselblad Cameras
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World by Phaidon Editors, David Malin, Paul Murdin Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World
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Explore the stars and planets and beyond through 300 fascinating images - an international panel of experts take you on a journey through man's record of the universe - from ancient cave paintings to animation
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Mapping the Universe by Anne Rooney Mapping the Universe


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Radio Telescope Reflectors Historical Development of Design and Construction by Jacob W. M. Baars, Hans Jurgen Karcher Radio Telescope Reflectors Historical Development of Design and Construction
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This book demonstrates how progress in radio astronomy is intimately linked to the development of reflector antennas of increasing size and precision. The authors describe the design and construction of major radio telescopes as those in Dwingeloo, Jodrell Bank, Parkes,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration by S. J., Gabriele Gionti The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration
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This book presents contributions from an internal symposium organized to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Specola Vaticana, or Vatican Observatory, in the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo. The aim is to provide an overview of the scientific and cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

The Universe by Maureen O'Keefe The Universe


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Astral Sciences in Early Imperial China Observation, Sagehood and the Individual by Daniel (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris) Morgan Astral Sciences in Early Imperial China Observation, Sagehood and the Individual
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An innovative history of astronomy in China, 221 BCE-750 CE, stressing plurality, change and the unifying power of myth-making.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet by Peter (University of Cambridge) Duffett-Smith, Jonathan (Columbia University, New York) Zwart Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet
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The fourth edition of this handbook is ideal for anyone wanting to make astronomical calculations for themselves.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Einstein's Unfinished Symphony The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy by Marcia Bartusiak Einstein's Unfinished Symphony The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

Galactic Radio Astronomy by Yoshiaki Sofue Galactic Radio Astronomy

This book is a concise primer on galactic radio astronomy for undergraduate and graduate students, and provides wide coverage of galactic astronomy and astrophysics such as the physics of interstellar matter and the dynamics and structure of the Milky Way...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

How the World Works: Astronomy by Anne Rooney How the World Works: Astronomy


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

All the Wonder That Would be Exploring Past Notions of the Future by Stephen Webb All the Wonder That Would be Exploring Past Notions of the Future

It has been argued that science fiction (SF) gives a kind of weather forecast - not the telling of a fortune but rather the rough feeling of what the future might be like. The intention in this book is to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2017

Helioseismology and Dynamics of the Solar Interior by M. J. Thompson Helioseismology and Dynamics of the Solar Interior

The articles republished in this book survey and summarize recent research in helioseismology as well as studies of the interior structure, dynamics and magnetism of the solar interior that are being tested and refined using the helioseismic results. Helioseismology has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2017

Our Place in the Universe Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries by Sun Kwok Our Place in the Universe Understanding Fundamental Astronomy from Ancient Discoveries

Using pictures of the sky observed from different places, as well as drawings of ancient astronomical methods and tools, and with minimal mathematics, this book retraces the cosmic discoveries footsteps of our ancestors, explains their intellectual journeys in simple terms,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

Cosmic Paradoxes by Julio A. Gonzalo Cosmic Paradoxes

Beginning with the famous Olber's paradox, paradoxes such as the missing mass, dark energy, baryon to photon ratio and cosmic zero-point energy are examined in detail.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

Introduction to Methods of Approximation in Physics and Astronomy by Maurice H. P. M. van Putten Introduction to Methods of Approximation in Physics and Astronomy

This textbook provides students with a solid introduction to the techniques of approximation commonly used in data analysis across physics and astronomy. The choice of methods included is based on their usefulness and educational value, their applicability to a broad...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

Quand La Lune Est Pleine 2018 La Pleine Lune Tout Au Long De L'annee by Patrick Casaert Quand La Lune Est Pleine 2018 La Pleine Lune Tout Au Long De L'annee

En feuilletant ce calendrier vous decouvrirez les differentes couleurs que peut prendre la pleine lune. Chaque page vous fera eprouver l'emotion que ressent le photographe devant le spectacle de la pleine lune. Dans le ciel, notre satellite, vous laissera, grace...
Format: Calendar - Released: 16/04/2017

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