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            You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe
             

            You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe (Paperback)

            By Potter, Christopher

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            An exploration of the universe and our relationship to it. It tells the story of how something evolved from nothing, and how something became everything. It presents the life of the universe, from quarks to galaxy super-clusters, and from slime to Homosapiens.

            ISBN 9780099502425
            Released AU 3 May 2010
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            Earth and Beyond: Anthology

            Earth and Beyond: Anthology (Paperback)

            By McCormack, Sharon

            ISBN 9780731273409
            Published AU 4 Jun 2007
            Publisher Harcourt Education
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Imperfect Creation: Cosmos, Life and Nature's Hidden Code

            Imperfect Creation: Cosmos, Life and Nature's Hidden Code (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gleiser, Marcelo

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            For millennia, humankind has searched for an intellectual Holy Grail - a scientific theory to explain the origins of the universe and our place in it. Gleiser argues that there is no grand plan, cosmic blueprint or overarching explanation for our existence. From Pythagoras to the... Big Bang, he offers a new perspective on life in an evolving cosmos.
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            ISBN 9781863954747
            Published AU 3 May 2010
            Publisher Black Inc
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            Cosmic Chronicles: A user's guide to the Universe

            Cosmic Chronicles: A user's guide to the Universe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Watson, Fred

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            Are we alone in the universe? Where did the moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining? In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson - Australia's Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author - explores the hottest topics in space ...science and astronomy. Watson presents the most up-to-date knowledge on everything from light echoing around the cosmos, the mechanics of black holes and how to navigate the hidden delights of nightfall, to the most profound questions facing humankind. With mind-bending stories from the frontiers of science, Cosmic Chronicles is an expert's view of what we know and how we know it.
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            ISBN 9781742236421
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
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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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            A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

            A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes (Paperback)

            By Hawking, Stephen

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            Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from ...the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.
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            ISBN 9780857501004
            Released AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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            Conjuring the Universe: The Origins of the Laws of Nature

            Conjuring the Universe: The Origins of the Laws of Nature (Paperback)

            By Atkins, Peter

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            The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny. Peter Atkins identifies the minimum decisions that would be needed for the Universe to behave as it does, arguing that the laws ...of Nature can spring from very little. Or perhaps from nothing at all.
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            ISBN 9780198813385
            Released AU 11 Apr 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Space: 10 Things You Should Know

            Space: 10 Things You Should Know (Hardback)

            By Smethurst, Rebecca

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            Oxford University astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst presents what you need to know about the universe in ten beautifully crafted essays for people short on time.

            ISBN 9781841883823
            Released AU 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

            A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design (Paperback)

            By Wilczek, Frank

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            A Nobel Prize-winning physicist argues that beauty is the fundamental organizing principle for the entire universe In this scientific tour de force, world-class physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe. As the quest to find the beaut...y embodied in the universe has connected all scientific pursuit, from Pythagoras to Einstein, Wilczek shows us just how deeply intertwined our ideas about beauty and art are with our understanding of the cosmos. A Beautiful Question is a mind-expanding book combining the age-old human quest for beauty with the age-old human quest for truth.
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            ISBN 9780718199463
            Released AU 17 Oct 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Planets

            The Planets (Paperback)

            By Cox, Professor Brian; Cohen, Andrew

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            `So staggering you go whoa! every few seconds' Guardian `Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning A companion book to the critically acclaimed BBC series.

            ISBN 9780008280574
            Released AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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