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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

Foundations of Astronomy by Michael (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) / SETI Institute & NASA Ames Research Center) Seeds, M Seeds Foundations of Astronomy
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Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 14th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Mapping the Universe by Anne Rooney Mapping the Universe


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Universe by Maureen O'Keefe The Universe


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Space Oracle by Ken Hollings The Space Oracle

A radical retelling of our relationship with the cosmos, reinventing the history of astronomy as a new form of astrological calendar. Astronomy is another form of cinema. Time is fragmented and extended. Matter becomes light in motion. The camera remains...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Mathematical Disquisitions The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo by Christopher M. Graney Mathematical Disquisitions The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo

Offers a new English translation of the 1614 Disquisitiones Mathematicae, which Johann Georg Locher wrote under the guidance of the German Jesuit astronomer Christoph Scheiner. The booklet, an anti-Copernican astronomical work, is of interest in large part because Galileo Galilei...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Mathematical Disquisitions The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo by Christopher M. Graney Mathematical Disquisitions The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo

Offers a new English translation of the 1614 Disquisitiones Mathematicae, which Johann Georg Locher wrote under the guidance of the German Jesuit astronomer Christoph Scheiner. The booklet, an anti-Copernican astronomical work, is of interest in large part because Galileo Galilei...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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: 27/09/2017

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 popular subject of extraterrestrial life is looked at from the point of view of both William Herschel and his son John, both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Coming Soon

Binocular Highlights Revised & Expanded Edition 109 Celestial Sights for Binocular Users by Gary Seronik Binocular Highlights Revised & Expanded Edition 109 Celestial Sights for Binocular Users


Format: Spiral bound - Released: 01/12/2017

The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration by Gabriele S. G. Gionti The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Handbook of Exoplanets by Hans J. Deeg Handbook of Exoplanets

This state-of-the-art reference work includes over 15 sections dealing with all aspects of exoplanets and exobiology research, including historic aspects, the Solar System as a template, objects at the planet-to-star transition, exoplanet detection and characterization with related instrumentation, technology and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The Atomic Quantum Theory of Gravity by Alex Savitsky The Atomic Quantum Theory of Gravity


Format: Paperback - 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: 25/08/2017

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: 16/08/2017

Inventing a Space Mission The Story of the Herschel Space Observatory by Vincent Minier, Roger Maurice Bonnet, Vincent Bontems, Thijs de Graauw 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.
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

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

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: 01/08/2017

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