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9780141019536 | Penguin Uk, February 26, 2015, cover price $13.20

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Product Description: Packed with up-to-date astronomical data about the Solar System, our Galaxy and the wider Universe, this is a one-stop reference for astronomers of all levels. It gives the names, positions, sizes and other key facts of all the planets and their satellites; discusses the Sun in depth, from sunspots to solar eclipses; lists the dates for cometary returns, close-approach asteroids, and significant meteor showers; and includes 88 star charts, with the names, positions, magnitudes and spectra of the stars, along with key data on nebulae and clusters...read more
By Patrick Moore (editor) and Robin Rees (editor)

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9780521899352 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 21, 2011), cover price $64.00 | About this edition: Prevalent poverty in less developed countries is one of the most pressing issues of our time and economic development in these countries is necessary to bring them out of poverty.

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9781107671652 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 16, 2014), cover price $54.99 | also contains Patrick Moore's Data Book of Astronomy | About this edition: Packed with up-to-date astronomical data about the Solar System, our Galaxy and the wider Universe, this is a one-stop reference for astronomers of all levels.

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Product Description: Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing. The Arthur Eddington Memorial Trust was set up after his death in order to hold annual lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics...read more
By Volker Heine (editor) and Martin Rees (contributor)

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9781107037373 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 6, 2012, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing.

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Product Description: From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from our solar system all the way to the farthest limits of space...read more
By Martin Rees (editor)

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9780756698416 | Rev upd edition (Dk Pub, September 17, 2012), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos.

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9780756636708 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, May 19, 2008), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Exceptional full-color photographs representing the latest captures from space telescopes and detailed digital artwork enhance a comprehensive study of the world of outer space, from Earth's closest neighbors in the solar system to the farthest galaxies, documenting the planets, their moons, stars, galaxies, supernovas, and other celestial phenomena.

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Product Description: One of our greatest scientific minds reflect on the role of science in the twenty-first century. Science is often portrayed as an obscure, difficult discipline, governed by elite researchers and inaccessible to the general public...read more

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9780393063073 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 18, 2012), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: One of our greatest scientific minds reflect on the role of science in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Richly illustrated with the images from observatories on the ground and in space, and computer simulations, this book shows how black holes were discovered, and discusses our current understanding of their role in cosmic evolution...read more

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9780521889445 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 28, 2009), cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Richly illustrated with the images from observatories on the ground and in space, and computer simulations, this book shows how black holes were discovered, and discusses our current understanding of their role in cosmic evolution.
9780716750741 | W H Freeman & Co, February 1, 1996, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The authors present evidence of the existance of black holes and the gravitational power they possess

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9780521717939 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 21, 2009), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Richly illustrated with the images from observatories on the ground and in space, and computer simulations, this book shows how black holes were discovered, and discusses our current understanding of their role in cosmic evolution.
9780716760290 | W H Freeman & Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gravity is the dominant force in our universe.

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Product Description: This volume presents an unique and accessible synthesis of modern cosmology. In recent years, observational cosmology has made remarkable advances, bringing into sharper focus a new set of fundamental questions that Martin Rees addresses in this book...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521642385 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 28, 2000), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This volume presents an unique and accessible synthesis of modern cosmology.

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9780521645447 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This volume presents an unique and accessible synthesis of modern cosmology.

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Product Description: Nuestro universo parece extrañamente biofílico, es decir, idóneo para el desarrollo de la vida. ¿Es casualidad, providencia o coincidencia? Según el cosmólogo Martin Rees, la respuesta depende de la que demos a otra pregunta, la que dejó implícita Einstein en su famosa observación: Lo que más me interesa es si Dios pud...read more

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9788449312793, titled "Nuestro habitat cosmico / Our Cosmic Habitat" | Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, September 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Nuestro universo parece extrañamente biofílico, es decir, idóneo para el desarrollo de la vida.

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In a survey of the universe, the noted cosmologist probes the seeming hospitality of the universe to life, wondering whether this fact is accidental or providential.

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9780297829010 | Orion Pub Co, January 10, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Astronomer Royal takes the layman reader on a timely, lucid and awe-inspiring guided tour of the universe in time and space.
9780691089263 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: In a survey of the universe, the noted cosmologist probes the seeming hospitality of the universe to life, wondering whether this fact is accidental or providential.

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9780691114774 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 3, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In a survey of the universe, the noted cosmologist probes the seeming hospitality of the universe to life, wondering whether this fact is accidental or providential.

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Product Description: Quizá sea la cosmología la ciencia que, en los últimos años, más descubrimientos ha aportado y la que más modelos teóricos ha propuesto. De lo que no cabe duda es de que ha ampliado nuestro conocimiento sobre el cosmos de una manera extraordinaria...read more

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9788483106242 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Quizá sea la cosmología la ciencia que, en los últimos años, más descubrimientos ha aportado y la que más modelos teóricos ha propuesto.

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Complemented by more than nine hundred full-color illustrations, this accessible and informative reference provides key insights into the discovery of and explanation for the universe, from the theories of the ancient Greeks and the dramatic discoveries of Galileo and Copernicus to modern-day findings concerning black holes, time, and the search for alien life.
By Martin Rees (foreword by) and Ian Ridpath (editor)

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9780823025121 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, July 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Provides insights into the discovery of and exploration of the universe, from the theories of the ancient Greeks and the discoveries of Galileo and Copernicus to modern-day findngs concerning black holes, time, and the search for alien life.

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Product Description: In this landmark book, one of the twentieth century's greatest astronomers presents scientific evidence that our vast universe may be only a grain of sand on the infinite cosmic shore.It is now widely accepted that our universe exploded around 15 billion years ago from an unimaginably energetic initial event: the big bang...read more

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9780201151428 | Perseus Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores the repercussions of recent advances in astrophysics on the understanding of the universe and the possibility of life outside the Milky Way

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9780738200330 | Basic Books, September 22, 1998, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: In this landmark book, one of the twentieth century's greatest astronomers presents scientific evidence that our vast universe may be only a grain of sand on the infinite cosmic shore.

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An investigation into the origin of intelligent life on Earth, includes an exploration of the nature of dark matter, the superstring theory, and the existence of other universes

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9780553057300 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, August 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An investigation into the origin of intelligent life on Earth, includes an exploration of the nature of dark matter, the superstring theory, and the existence of other universes

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9780553347401, titled "Cosmic Coincidences: Dark Matter, Mankind, and Anthropic Cosmology" | Bantam Dell Pub Group, August 1, 1989, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: An investigation into the origin of intelligent life on Earth, includes an exploration of the nature of dark matter, the superstring theory, and the existence of other universes

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Product Description: This volume first appeared in the English and Russian editions in 1974 as an introduction for new graduate students, to the rapidly developing field of relativistic astrophysics and cosmology. Some of the classic concepts introduced in the first edition included: * the lines of force of electric and magnetic fields near a black hole * the ergosphere and effective potential techniques for a rotating black hole * the details of rotational energy extraction from a black hole * the basic estimates for the cross-sections of gravitational wave detectors * and for the energy sources of gravitational waves * the scenario for gravititational collapse In cosmology, the foundations of the hot big bang model, the cosmic background radiation and cosmological nucleosynthesis were reviewed and the volume concluded with a lecture entitled Beyond the End of Time by J...read more

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9780677045801 | Gordon & Breach Science Pub, June 1, 1974, cover price $371.00 | About this edition: This volume first appeared in the English and Russian editions in 1974 as an introduction for new graduate students, to the rapidly developing field of relativistic astrophysics and cosmology.

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