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              Books by Martin Rees

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              Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword

              Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Schilling, Govert; Foreword by Rees, Martin

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              The detection of gravitational waves--ripples in spacetime--has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert Schilling recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector's astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries... about the universe into a gripping story of ambition and perseverance.
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              ISBN 9780674237742
              Released AU 15 Feb 2019
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
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              30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Cosmic Concepts, Each Explained in Half a Minute

              30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Cosmic Concepts, Each Explained in Half a Minute (Hardback)

              Edited by Fressin, Francois; Foreword by Rees, Martin

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              The 50 most cosmic concepts, each explained in half a minute.

              ISBN 9781743360835
              Published AU 29 Jan 2014
              Publisher Murdoch Books
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              Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide

              Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Rees, Martin

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              Marvel at the wonders of the Universe, from stars and planets to black holes and nebulae, in this exploration of our solar system and beyond. Universe opens with a look at astronomy and the history of the Universe, using 3D artworks to provide a comprehensive grounding in the fun...damental concepts of astronomy, including the basic techniques of practical astronomy. The core of the book is a tour of the cosmos covering the Solar System, the Milky Way, and galaxies beyond our own. Explanatory pages introduce different celestial phenomena, such as galaxies, and are followed by catalogues that profile the most interesting and important examples. A comprehensive star atlas completes the picture, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year as viewed from both the northern and southern hemispheres.
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              ISBN 9780241412749
              Released AU 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Edexcel GCE History A2 Unit 3 C2 The United States 1917-54: Boom Bust & Recovery

              Edexcel GCE History A2 Unit 3 C2 The United States 1917-54: Boom Bust & Recovery (Paperback)

              By Stewart, Geoff; Barker, Les; Rees, Martin

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              Includes exam tips, activities and sources that help students to tackle typical exam questions of GCE History.

              ISBN 9781846905087
              Released AU 30 Dec 2010
              Publisher Pearson Education
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Edexcel GCE History
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              Just Six Numbers
               

              Just Six Numbers (Paperback)

              By Rees, Martin

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              Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers.

              ISBN 9781780226903
              Released AU 12 May 2015
              Publisher Orion Publishing
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Science Masters
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              James Lovelock et al. The Earth and I

              James Lovelock et al. The Earth and I (Hardback)

              By Rees, Martin; Randall, Lisa; Kump, Lee R.; Radford, Tim; Pope, Vicky

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              In The Earth and I, scientist, inventor, and pioneering environmentalist James Lovelock brings together a richly illustrated collection of essays on earth and human science from 12 of today's leading thinkers. From stars to cells, quantum theory to capitalism, ancient fossils to ...Artificial Intelligence, this book delivers a holistic...
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              ISBN 9783836551113
              Released AU 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Taschen
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              Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival
               

              Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival (Paperback, New edition)

              By Rees, Martin

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              Our planet may be insignificant on a cosmic scale, but the evolution of intelligent life here makes it unusual, it is likely to be unique in our galaxy. Yet we may be on the verge of destroying int, of destroying ourselves - over the next century the future of life in the cosmos ...could be either jeopardised - of safeguarded for perpetuity.
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              ISBN 9780099436867
              Released AU 1 Nov 2004
              Publisher Cornerstone
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              Our Cosmic Habitat
               

              Our Cosmic Habitat (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Rees, Martin

              Explores the notion that our universe is just a part of a vast multiverse, or ensemble of universes, in which most of the other universes are lifeless. This book also explores the nature of our solar system and examines a range of related issues such as whether our universe is or... isn't infinite.
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              ISBN 9780691114774
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781400888986
              Released AU 15 Mar 2003
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Language (English)
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              Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy

              Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy (Hardback)

              By Schilling, Govert; Foreword by Rees, Martin

              • RRP: $74.99
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              The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert Schilling recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector's astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries a...bout the universe into a gripping story of ambition and perseverance.
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              ISBN 9780674971660
              Released AU 15 Jul 2017
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Language (English)
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              A.S. Eddington and the Unity of Knowledge: Scientist, Quaker and Philosopher: A Selection of the Eddington Memorial Lectures with a Preface by Lord Martin Rees
               

              A.S. Eddington and the Unity of Knowledge: Scientist, Quaker and Philosopher: A Selection of the Eddington Memorial Lectures with a Preface by Lord Martin Rees (Hardback)

              Edited by Heine, Volker; Preface by Rees, Martin; Contributions by Whittaker, Edmund; Dingle, Herbert; Braithwaite, Richard B.

              • RRP: $136.50
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              This 2012 collection gathers together lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics.

              ISBN 9781107037373
              Released AU 6 Dec 2012
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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