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            The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos
             

            The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Paperback)

            By Lemonick, Michael D.

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            A bright, shiny gift to popular-science collections. -Booklist

            ISBN 9780393337099
            Released AU 14 Dec 2009
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Great Discoveries
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            Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction

            Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Coles, Peter

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            Providing a non-technical introduction to cosmology, this work explains what it is and what cosmologists do. It also discusses the history of the subject, the development of the Big Bang theory, and the speculative issues like quantum cosmology, superstrings, and dark matter.

            ISBN 9780192854162
            Released AU 1 Nov 2001
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium

            Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Draine, Bruce T.

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            Focuses on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium - the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies themselves. This title covers... radiative processes, fluid dynamics, cosmic rays, and more.
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            ISBN 9780691122144
            Released AU 15 Feb 2011
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Princeton Series in Astrophysics
            Language (English)
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            Astronomy: A Visual Guide

            Astronomy: A Visual Guide (Hardback)

            By DK; Consultant editor Ridpath, Ian

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            Take a tour of the Universe, from the 150km impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot - a 400mph swirling storm that started in the 1600s.This stunningly illustrated handbook is lavishly designed to cover every aspect of astronomy. Learn about the history of discover...ies in the field, from the earliest human civilizations to the present day. Discover more about astronomical phenomena, from the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, and what happens when a star runs out of energy, to theories about the fate of the Universe - including the Big Crunch and the Big Rip, and take a visual tour of the Solar System, complete with the very latest photographs of the planets.A definitive month-by-month guide to the night sky, with profiles of all 88 constellations, over 100 star charts, and an Almanac of astronomical events over the next decade, will help you to navigate your way around the night sky, and locate stars, galaxies, and other objects. Featuring no-nonsense advice on how to observe the skies using the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes, Astronomy is the perfect guide for keen amateur astronomers, as well as a great reference book for the whole family.
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            ISBN 9780241317808
            Released AU 3 Sep 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Stars: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos

            The Stars: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos (Hardback)

            By DK

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            The Stars is a stunning guide to the celestial wonders of our universe, capturing the beauty of the cosmos beyond our solar system. Fully authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution, The Stars lets you explore the awe-inspiring wonders of our universe and discover the most fasci...nating objects known to astronomy, from glittering starbirth nebulae to supermassive black holes. Stunning 3-D graphics chart all 88 constellations from Andromeda to Virgo, forming a complete nap of the night sky. With incredible new imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope, and an array of focus topics including the Milky Way, the Big Bang, and the timeline of the telescope, The Stars is the ultimate visual guide to the cosmos and a truly out-of-this-world gift for every stargazer.
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            ISBN 9780241226025
            Released AU 29 Aug 2016
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Stars: A Very Short Introduction

            Stars: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By King, Andrew

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            Stars are a constant source of fascination. In this Very Short Introduction Andrew King introduces us to the science of stars; how they are born, how they live, and how they die. He shows how understanding the stars is the key to understanding the galaxies they inhabit, and how t...hey provide us with clues to the existence of planets like our own.
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            ISBN 9780199602926
            Released AU 26 Sep 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Wild Signs and Star Paths: 'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' Observer

            Wild Signs and Star Paths: 'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' Observer (Paperback)

            By Gooley, Tristan

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            The keys to enjoying the outdoors in an extraordinary way, one that is new and ancient.

            ISBN 9781473655928
            Released AU 23 Apr 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Theory of Stellar Pulsation. (PSA-2), Volume 2
             

            Theory of Stellar Pulsation. (PSA-2), Volume 2 (Hardback)

            By Cox, John P.

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            Covering both radial and nonradial oscillations, this book includes not only a thorough treatment of the basic theory of stellar pulsation but also a comprehensive synthesis of the most recent work done in this area. Originally published in . The Princeton Legacy Library uses the... latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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            ISBN 9780691629964
            Released AU 15 Feb 2017
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Princeton Legacy Library
            Language (English)
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            The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky

            The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky (Hardback)

            By Tafreshi, Babak

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            In partnership with the international organisations The World at Night and Astronomy Without Borders - The World at Night is a stunning, expertly curated celebration of our night sky.

            ISBN 9781781319130
            Released AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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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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