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9781493927906 | Springer Verlag, November 15, 2018, cover price $599.00
9781493927920 | Har/psc edition (Springer Verlag, November 15, 2018), cover price $875.00

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9780515103885, titled "47 Jumble" | Jove Pubns, July 1, 1990, cover price $2.50 | also contains 47 Jumble

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9783319256801 | Pap/psc edition (Springer Verlag, July 13, 2016), cover price $34.99

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Product Description: This book documents for the first time the planning for lunar sample collection on the Apollo missions, the equipment used including the Modular Experiment Transporter and various sampling tools and bags and the Lunar Receiving Lab, which analyzed samples.

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9781461461845 | Springer Verlag, April 14, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book documents for the first time the planning for lunar sample collection on the Apollo missions, the equipment used including the Modular Experiment Transporter and various sampling tools and bags and the Lunar Receiving Lab, which analyzed samples.

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Product Description: "If Ms. Frizzle were a physics student of Stephen Hawking, she might have written THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND, a wild tour through the reaches of time and space, from the interior of a proton to the Big Bang to the rough suburbs of a black hole...read more

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9781250069528 | Flatiron Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: "If Ms.

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9781250076410 | Flatiron Books, April 4, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "If Ms.

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9781504684361 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 19, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Christophe Galfard's mission in life is to spread modern scientific ideas to the general public in entertaining ways.
9781504684354 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 19, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Christophe Galfard's mission in life is to spread modern scientific ideas to the general public in entertaining ways.

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Product Description: This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England’s most famous astronomer, William Herschel. The world’s leading experts on Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, here offer their combined wisdom on many aspects of his life and astronomical research...read more

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9783319328256 | Springer Verlag, February 7, 2017, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England’s most famous astronomer, William Herschel.

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Product Description: From the first, telescopes have made dramatic revelations about the Universe and our place in it. Galileo's observations of the Moon's cratered surface and discovery of Jupiter's four big satellites profoundly altered the perception of the heavens...read more

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9780198745860 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: From the first, telescopes have made dramatic revelations about the Universe and our place in it.

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Product Description: This reference work gathers all of the latest research in the supernova field areas to create a definitive source book on supernovae, their remnants and related topics. It includes each distinct subdiscipline, including stellar types, progenitors, stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis of elements, supernova types, neutron stars and pulsars, black holes, swept up interstellar matter, cosmic rays, neutrinos from supernovae, supernova observations in different wavelengths, interstellar molecules and dust...read more
By Paul Murdin (editor)

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9783319218472 | Har/psc edition (Springer Verlag, November 2, 2016), cover price $1094.00 | About this edition: This reference work gathers all of the latest research in the supernova field areas to create a definitive source book on supernovae, their remnants and related topics.
9783319218458 | Springer Verlag, November 2, 2016, cover price $729.00

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Product Description: The study of exoplanetary atmospheres―that is, of planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system―may be our best hope for discovering life elsewhere in the universe. This dynamic, interdisciplinary field requires practitioners to apply knowledge from atmospheric and climate science, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, geology and geophysics, planetary science, and even biology...read more

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9780691166971 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The study of exoplanetary atmospheres―that is, of planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system―may be our best hope for discovering life elsewhere in the universe.

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9780691166988 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2017), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The study of exoplanetary atmospheres―that is, of planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system―may be our best hope for discovering life elsewhere in the universe.

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Product Description: David Stevenson’s new book links the meteorology of the Earth to that of other planets, stars, and clusters of galaxies, showing the similarities and differences between terrestrial weather and that of weather on other worlds. Because Earth is not unique in having weather, there is much to learn from other planets with atmospheres that show the movement of energy from hotter to colder areas...read more

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9783319256771 | Springer Verlag, June 10, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: David Stevenson’s new book links the meteorology of the Earth to that of other planets, stars, and clusters of galaxies, showing the similarities and differences between terrestrial weather and that of weather on other worlds.

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Product Description: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomyA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Economist, Smithsonian, Nature, and NPR's Science FridayNominated for the PEN/E...read more

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9780670016952 | Viking Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomyA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Economist, Smithsonian, Nature, and NPR's Science FridayNominated for the PEN/E.

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9780735288645 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, December 6, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomyA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Economist, Smithsonian, Nature, and NPR's Science FridayNominated for the PEN/E.

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Product Description: The paradigm of dark matter has been one of the key developments at the interface between cosmology and elementary particle physics in the past century, and one of the foundational blocks of the Standard Cosmological Model. This book offers a brand new perspective within this complex field: building and testing particle physics models for cosmological dark matter...read more

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9781786340009 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, November 30, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: What is the dark matter that fills the Universe and binds together galaxies?

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9781786340016 | Reprint edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, November 30, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The paradigm of dark matter has been one of the key developments at the interface between cosmology and elementary particle physics in the past century, and one of the foundational blocks of the Standard Cosmological Model.

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Product Description: Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, wit, and flair—and in record time and space—geophysicist David Bercovici explains how everything came to be everywhere, from the creation of stars and galaxies to the formation of Earth’s atmosphere and oceans, to the origin of life and human civilization...read more

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9780300215137 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Covering 13.

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Product Description: Experience the Amazing Unmanned Journeys to Explore the Universe In Incredible Stories from Space, veteran space journalist Nancy Atkinson shares compelling insights from over 35 NASA scientists and engineers, taking readers behind the scenes of the unmanned missions that are transforming our understanding of the solar system and beyond...read more

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9781624143175 | Page Street Pub Co, November 15, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Experience the Amazing Unmanned Journeys to Explore the Universe In Incredible Stories from Space, veteran space journalist Nancy Atkinson shares compelling insights from over 35 NASA scientists and engineers, taking readers behind the scenes of the unmanned missions that are transforming our understanding of the solar system and beyond.

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Product Description: From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer, a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.   We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly more entrepreneurs—Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos—are seduced by the commercial potential of human access to space...read more

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9780804197977 | Pantheon Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer, a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.

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Product Description: Astrobiology is the study of life in the universe from its origins to its evolution into intelligent sentient beings. All life as we know it is carbon-based, reliant on sources of liquid water and energy for its survival, and as far as we are aware, exists only on Earth...read more

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9781472920096 | Bloomsbury Sigma, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Astrobiology is the study of life in the universe from its origins to its evolution into intelligent sentient beings.

Product Description: Based on extensive primary sources, including many documents from Olbers, Gauss, Zach, and Regner never previously translated into English, this is the definitive account of the origins of Juno and Vesta by Hershel. Primary sources about the discovery are included in new translations, including personal correspondence and scientific papers...read more

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9783319328737 | Springer Verlag, November 7, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: Based on extensive primary sources, including many documents from Olbers, Gauss, Zach, and Regner never previously translated into English, this is the definitive account of the origins of Juno and Vesta by Hershel.

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Product Description: This book presents the current state of research on disk oscillation theory, focusing on relativistic disks and tidally deformed disks. Since the launch of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) in 1996, many high-frequency quasiperiodic oscillations (HFQPOs) have been observed in X-ray binaries...read more

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9784431562061 | Springer Verlag, November 7, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book presents the current state of research on disk oscillation theory, focusing on relativistic disks and tidally deformed disks.

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Product Description: An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain’s celebrated astronomists. Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, traveling through the universe on your very own space mission? What would it be like to tour the solar system, visiting the sun and the planets, taking in everything from moons to asteroid belts along the way? What would you see, and how would you feel? What would you eat? How would you navigate and produce fuel? How would you survive? On this epic voyage of discovery, astronomer Mark Thompson takes you on that journey...read more

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9781681772394 | Pegasus Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain’s celebrated astronomists.

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Product Description: As space ventures have become more numerous, leading scientists and theorists have offered ways of building a living habitat in a hostile environment, taking an ‘ecosystems’ view of space colonization. The contributors to this volume take a radical multi-disciplinary view of the challenge of human space colonization through the ongoing project Persephone...read more
By Rachel Armstrong (editor)

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9783319310404 | Springer Verlag, November 6, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: As space ventures have become more numerous, leading scientists and theorists have offered ways of building a living habitat in a hostile environment, taking an ‘ecosystems’ view of space colonization.

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Product Description: Of all the natural disasters that could befall us, only an Earth impact by a large comet or asteroid has the potential to end civilization in a single blow. Yet these near-Earth objects also offer tantalizing clues to our solar system's origins, and someday could even serve as stepping-stones for space exploration...read more

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9780691149295 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 22, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Of all the natural disasters that could befall us, only an Earth impact by a large comet or asteroid has the potential to end civilization in a single blow.

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9780691173337 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Of all the natural disasters that could befall us, only an Earth impact by a large comet or asteroid has the potential to end civilization in a single blow.

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Product Description: Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system...read more

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9780691096445 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system.

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Product Description: A prize-winning popular science writer uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. He describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy, how galaxies form, why stars implode, how everything began, and how it's all going to end...read more

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9780465096107 | Basic Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A prize-winning popular science writer uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.

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Product Description: Award-winning science writer and documentarian Rod Pyle presents an insider's perspective on the most unusual and bizarre space missions ever devised inside and outside of NASA. The incredible projects described here were not merely flights of fancy dreamed up by space enthusiasts, but actual missions planned by leading aeronautical engineers...read more

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9781633882218 | Prometheus Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Award-winning science writer and documentarian Rod Pyle presents an insider's perspective on the most unusual and bizarre space missions ever devised inside and outside of NASA.

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Product Description: Over a half century of exploration of the Earth’s space environment, it has become evident that the interaction between the ionosphere and the magnetosphere plays a dominant role in the evolution and dynamics of magnetospheric plasmas and fields...read more

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9781119066774 | Amer Geophysical Union, December 12, 2016, cover price $199.95 | About this edition: Over a half century of exploration of the Earth’s space environment, it has become evident that the interaction between the ionosphere and the magnetosphere plays a dominant role in the evolution and dynamics of magnetospheric plasmas and fields.

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