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  • Chaos - Making A New Science


    The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science in the tradition of Stephen...

  • The Stars


    With a foreword by Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, presenter of BBC 4's 'Sky at Night, The Stars is a stunning guide to the celestial wonders of our universe, capturing the beauty of the cosmos beyond our solar system. The Stars lets you explore the...

  • Astrophotography


    Our enduring fascination in our solar system and the wonders of the universe is now being fed by images of breathtaking detail, whether from data sent back 7.5 billion kilometres to bring Pluto into focus, or our first direct encounter with a comet...

  • The Astronomy Bible


    This comprehensive guide to astronomy introduces the basic concepts, explaining what, when, and how to observe space, right through to current theories on everything from black holes to microquasars. It helps you to navigate the night sky, identify...

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  • The Cosmic Tourist - The 100 Most...

    May,Brian; Moore,Patrick; Lintott,Chris

    Take your seats for the greatest tour ever - one that encompasses the whole of the Universe. En route, we stop off to gaze at 100 amazing sights - from asteroids to zodiacal dust and from orbit around the Earth to beyond the most distant galaxies. We...

  • The Jazz Of Physics - The Secret Link Between...


    'Music lovers are at high risk of being inspired by this exploration of the connections between music and physics.' --Wall Street Journal More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by...

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  • Vox Stellarum, Or A Loyal Almanack For The...

    Moore, Francis

    Excerpt from Vox Stellarum, or a Loyal Almanack for the Year of Human Redemption, 1842: Being the Second After Bissextile, and the Sixth of the Reign of Her Present Majesty; Containing, Amongst a Great Variety of Useful Matter, the Rising and Setting...

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  • Gravitational Theory Of The Atmospheric...


    Excerpt from Gravitational Theory of the Atmospheric Circulation, Barometric and Wind Theory of the Ocean Tides and Currents, and Subordination of the Precession of the Equinoxes to the Movements of the Atmosphere 4.-the winds are not due to thermal...

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  • Exoplanets - Hidden Worlds And The Quest For...

    Goldsmith, Donald

    Using a variety of innovative techniques, astronomers have recently discovered thousands of planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, backed by carefully selected illustrations, Donald Goldsmith...

  • A Grammar Of Natural And Experimental...


    Excerpt from A Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Including Physics, Dynamics, Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Optics, Astronomy, Electricity, Galvanism, Magnetism, According to the Latest Discoveries, With...

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  • Life Of James Ferguson, F. R. S., In A Brief...

    Ferguson, James

    Excerpt from Life of James Ferguson, F. R. S., In a Brief Autobiographical Account, and Further Extended Memoir: With Numerous Notes and Illustrative Engravings To supply, if possible, more ample information regarding Ferguson, the writer began so...

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  • Mars - Making Contact


    The Red Planet holds an enduring fascination. Filled with extraordinary detail and documents, this book offers a visually stunning insider's look at how Mars has been explored and the challenges facing future missions. NASA's Jet Propulsion...

  • Hyperspace


    A vivid portrait of the theory of hyperspace by a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York discusses the superstring theory and the concept of a jigsaw-puzzle universe. Reprint. Tour.

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  • The Planets


    See the Solar System like never before The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be...

  • Mars And Its Mystery (Classic Reprint)

    Morse, Edward S

    Excerpt from Mars and Its Mystery I wish to express my obligations to Professor Percival Lowell for the privileges of his observ atory, for many of the illustrations in this book, and for his unbounded hospitality during my visit to Flagstaff. I am...

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  • Advanced Physiography (Classic Reprint)


    Excerpt from Advanced Physiography The table Of Emission and Absorption Spectra is inserted by the kind permission of Mr. Norman Lockyer. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at...

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  • Taylor's Modern Navigation (Classic Reprint)


    Excerpt from Taylor's Modern Navigation The part relating to the finding of the deviation of the compass will be found to fit any case, no matter what the class of vessel. This section is important, owing to the use of iron and steel in the...

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  • New Theories In Astronomy (Classic Reprint)


    Excerpt from New Theories in Astronomy These reflections are in greater or lesser degree applicable to all knowledge and science of all kinds, even theological, in all their individual branches, and can be very easily shown to be both reasonable and...

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  • Two Lectures On Comets (Classic Reprint)

    Winthrop, John

    Excerpt from Two Lectures on Comets The intrinsic merit of the dissertations contained in this volume, has long induced a wish for their rein publication, among those whose attention has been directed to the subjects therein discussed. The recent...

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  • Investigation Of Corrections To Hansen's...

    Newcomb, Simon

    Excerpt from Investigation of Corrections to Hansen's Tables of the Moon: With Tables for Their Application When the moon reaches the third octant, the value of the variation attains its min imum. The moon then transits at and the meridian...

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  • Through The Telescope (Classic Reprint)

    Baikie, James

    Excerpt from Through the Telescope The main object of the following chapters is to give a brief and simple description of the most important and interesting facts concerning the heavenly bodies, and to suggest to the general reader how much of the...

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  • Eclipses Of The Moon In India (Classic...

    Sewell, Robert

    Excerpt from Eclipses of the Moon in India Another variation is caused by the fact that, since the moon is actually at the full at mid-eclipse, she is not quite full at the beginning, and she is a little past the full at the end of the eclipse. For...

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  • An Introduction To Natural Philosophy, Vol. 1...


    Excerpt from An Introduction to Natural Philosophy, Vol. 1 of 2: Illustrated With Copper Plates Ratitude and refpeet are due from every individual in fociety, to him who promotes its real interef't, by extending the bounds of knowledge. All Europe is...

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  • Elements Of Mechanical Philosophy, Vol. 1 -...

    Robison, John

    Excerpt from Elements of Mechanical Philosophy, Vol. 1: Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures on That Science; Including Dynamics and Astronomy This is a {hort way of writing A za B 5, in which A and a are fucceflive values of one changeable...

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  • The Museum Of Science And Art, Vol. 1...

    Lardner, Dionysius

    Excerpt from The Museum of Science and Art, Vol. 1 Chap. II. - 1. Encke's calculation of the direction of the shooting-stars seen from 1833 to 1838.-2. Apparent magnitudes of those objects - 3. The luminous train which follows them not an optical...

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  • Positions Of Fundamental Stars Deduced From...

    Newcomb, Simon

    Excerpt from Positions of Fundamental Stars Deduced From Observations Made at the U. S. Naval Observatory Between the Years 1862 and 1867 It appears, then that in the case supposed, that in which the groups are of a uniform length of six hours, and...

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  • Lectures On Astronomical Theories - First,...


    Excerpt from Lectures on Astronomical Theories: First, Celestial Sphere; Second, Parallax and Aberration of Light; Third, Theories of Light; Fourth, Cometary Orbits The argument Which is the subject of the explanatory lec' ture about to be put before...

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  • Meteorological Observations And Essays...


    Excerpt from Meteorological Observations and Essays In the second part, the first essay, though it contains little or nothing new, will be found a proper introduction to the subsequent ones. The second essay, containing the theory of the trade-winds,...

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  • The End Of The World (Classic Reprint)

    McCabe, Joseph

    Excerpt from The End of the World Before the stupendous revelation of modern science burst upon the mind it was possible to express in a few simple words one's belief, or conjecture, about the end of the world. The earth was generally regarded as the...

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  • The Elements Of Astronomy, Vol. 1 Of 2 -...

    Gregory, David

    Excerpt from The Elements of Astronomy, Vol. 1 of 2: Physical and Geometrical Weights fa liquid to them. Th was fh'ort ag founded by a 'force that is four times greater. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and...

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  • The Origin Of Our Planetary System (Classic...


    Excerpt from The Origin of Our Planetary System Apologies are out of order, and fear ill becomes the pioneer; but the human bond still lives, and naturally I am interested in what you may think about this voyage of discovery. I shall be pleased to...

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  • Annual Reports On NMR Spectroscopy

    Webb, Graham A

    Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy, Volume 94, provides a thorough accounting of progress in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and its applications in all branches of science in which precise structural determination is required, and in...

  • An Essay On Comets, In Two Parts - Part I....

    Oliver, Andrew

    Excerpt from An Essay on Comets, in Two Parts: Part I. Containing an Attempt to Explain the Phaenomena of the Tails of Comets, and to Account for Their Perpetual Opposition to the Sun, Upon Philosophical Principles; Part II. Pointing Out Some...

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  • Essay On Comets - Which Gained The First Of...

    Milne, David

    Excerpt from Essay on Comets: Which Gained the First of Dr. Fellowess Prizes, Proposed to Those Who Had Attended the University of Edinburgh Within the Last Twelve Years And we farther propose that our body should testify their regard for so...

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  • How We'll Live On Mars Ted Books


    How We'll Live On Mars Ted Books

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  • The Planets


    A lavishly illustrated account in the tradition of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter explores the creation and evolution of the solar system's planets through a lens of popular culture, drawing on sources from astrology, science fiction, the fine arts...

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  • Big Bang Never Happened

    Lerner,Eric J.

    Challenges the dominant big bang theory of the origins of the universe, arguing that the universe has neither a beginning nor an end and that it has endured and evolved through an infinite period of time

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  • Newton's Principia - The Mathematical...


    After a terrible experience of professional and personal ridicule at the hands of Robert Hooke, this book could very easily have never been published. The cost to human scientific understanding would have been catastrophic and we have not only Isaac...

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  • Dover Books On Astronomy - A History Of...

    Space; Dreyer, John L; Dreyer, J L E; Dreyer John L,

    This is the only detailed history of early astronomy available in English. Formerly published under the title 'History of the Planetary Systems from Thales to Kepler, ' it is recognized as a masterpiece of both historical insight and scientific...

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  • The History of the Telescope

    King,Henry C.

    The History of the Telescope

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  • The Nexstar User's Guide II - For The LCM,...


    Celestron's NexStar telescopes were introduced in 1999, beginning with their first computer controlled 'go to' model, a 5-inch. More models appeared in quick succession, and Celestron's new range made it one of the two dominant manufacturers of...

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  • The Description And Use Of The Globes, And...

    Harris, Joseph

    Excerpt from The Description and Use of the Globes, and the Orrery: To Which Is Prefix'd, by Way of Introduction, a Brief Account of the Solar System The Charaaers placed before the Names of the Plot nets, are for Brevity's Sake commonly made ul'e of...

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  • Sun, Moon, & Earth


    Sun, Moon, & Earth

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  • Bad Astronomy - Misconceptions And Misuses...

    Plait,Philip C.

    Advance praise for Philip Plait s Bad Astronomy 'Bad Astronomy is just plain good! Philip Plait clears up every misconception on astronomy and space you never knew you suffered from.' --Stephen Maran, Author of Astronomy for Dummies and editor of The...

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