A collection of books on Astronomy, science that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole.

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Cosmogony (10)


The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe
Here, Penrose examines the mathematical foundations of the physical universe, exposing the underlying beauty of physics and giving us one the most important works in modern science writing.

Date: 9 May 2007, Rating: 4.3

The ELegant Universe
Explains the layers of mystery surrounding string theory to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions.

Date: 9 May 2007, Rating: 1.0

A Briefer History of Time
This is the origin of and the reason for A Briefer History of Time: its author’s wish to make its content more accessible to readers –as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings.

Date: 9 May 2007, Rating: 3.0

A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time, published in 1988, was a landmark volume in science writing and in world-wide acclaim and popularity, with more than 9 million copies in print globally.

Date: 9 May 2007, Rating: 3.5

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
A vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation's best-known astrophysicist.

Date: 9 May 2007, Rating: 5.0

Astrochemistry: From Astronomy to Astrobiology
The dynamic field of astrochemistry brings together ideas of physics, astrophysics, biology and chemistry to the study of molecules between stars, around stars and on planets.

Date: 16 Jan 2007, Rating: 1.0

Planet Formation: Theory, Observations, and Experiments by W. Brandner & H. Klahr
This volume addresses fundamental questions concerning the formation of planetary systems in general, and of our solar system in particular.

Date: 27 Oct 2006, Rating: Not rated

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe is a tour de force of science writing-a delightful, lucid voyage through modern physics that brings us closer than ever to understanding how the universe works

Date: 15 Mar 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium
Jay Pasachoff and Alex Filippenko combine extensive research experience, teaching experience, and textbook-writing experience to offer a book that is unparalleled in its ability to present the latest science in a way that students can understand.

Date: 15 Mar 2007, Rating: 5.0

Astronomy Today (5th Edition)
Chaisson/McMillan's writing style and pedagogically driven art program are recognized as being scientifically accurate yet accessible to non-science majors.

Date: 15 Mar 2007, Rating: 2.0