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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

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Product Description: Now a New York Times Bestseller!  "A riveting and absolutely fascinating adventure that will blow your mind wide open!" —Dr. Rudolph E. TanziDeepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world...read more

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9780307889164 | Harmony Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Now a New York Times Bestseller!

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9781524723750 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 7, 2017), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Now a New York Times Bestseller!

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Product Description: An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created? And could we create our own?What if you could become God, with the ability to build a whole new universe? As startling as it sounds, modern physics suggests that within the next two decades, scientists may be able to perform this seemingly divine feat-to concoct an entirely new baby universe, complete with its own physical laws, star systems, galaxies, and even intelligent life...read more

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9780465065912 | Basic Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: An award-winning science writer takes us into the lab to answer some of life's biggest questions: How was the universe created?

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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: 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: “A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history.” ―Sean B. Carroll Big History, the field that integrates traditional historical scholarship with scientific insights to study the full sweep of our universe, has so far been the domain of historians...read more

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9780393292695 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: “A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history.

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Product Description: "The heavens declare the glory of God" (Ps 19:1). Can we still sing the words of the Psalmist in an age where scientists talk about an expanding cosmos, the Higgs boson, and the multiverse? In Signposts to God particle physicist Peter Bussey introduces readers to the mysteries of modern physics and astronomy...read more

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9780830851492 | Ivp Academic, November 7, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: "The heavens declare the glory of God" (Ps 19:1).

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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: The Encyclopedia of Cosmology, in four volumes, is a major, long-lasting, seminal reference at the graduate student level, laid out by the most prominent, respected researchers in the general field of Cosmology. These volumes will be a comprehensive review of the most important concepts and current status in the field, covering both theory and observation...read more

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9789814656191 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, October 31, 2016, cover price $1490.00 | About this edition: The Encyclopedia of Cosmology, in four volumes, is a major, long-lasting, seminal reference at the graduate student level, laid out by the most prominent, respected researchers in the general field of Cosmology.

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Product Description: This book discusses the notion that quantum gravity may represent the "breakdown" of spacetime at extremely high energy scales. If spacetime does not exist at the fundamental level, then it has to be considered "emergent", in other words an effective structure, valid at low energy scales...read more

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9783319395067 | Springer Verlag, October 20, 2016, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This book discusses the notion that quantum gravity may represent the "breakdown" of spacetime at extremely high energy scales.

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Product Description: Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465454430 | Dk Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home.

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Product Description: Actor and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes readers to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth?   For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the universe, but in the last few years—as our probes begin to escape the solar system, and our telescopes reveal thousands of Earthlike planets—scientists have taken huge leaps toward an answer...read more

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9781615193653 | Experiment Llc, October 4, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Actor and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes readers to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth?

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Product Description: How might the anthropological study of cosmologies the ways in which the horizons of human worlds are imagined and engaged illuminate understandings of the contemporary world? This book addresses this question by bringing together anthropologists whose research is informed by a concern with cosmological dimensions of social life in different ethnographic settings...read more
By Martin Holbraad (editor)

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9780719095993 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 12, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: How might the anthropological study of cosmologies the ways in which the horizons of human worlds are imagined and engaged illuminate understandings of the contemporary world?

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9781526107183 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: How might the anthropological study of cosmologies the ways in which the horizons of human worlds are imagined and engaged illuminate understandings of the contemporary world?
9780373292059, titled "The Drifter" | Harlequin Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $4.99 | also contains The Drifter | About this edition: Newly-arrived in Avalanche, Arizona Territory, itchy-footed bounty hunter Graham Corley feels ready for a change.

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Product Description: This book offers a systematic exposition of conformal methods and how they can be used to study the global properties of solutions to the equations of Einstein's theory of gravity. It shows that combining these ideas with differential geometry can elucidate the existence and stability of the basic solutions of the theory...read more

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9781107033894 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book offers a systematic exposition of conformal methods and how they can be used to study the global properties of solutions to the equations of Einstein's theory of gravity.

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Product Description: The Extravagant Universe tells the story of a remarkable adventure of scientific discovery. One of the world's leading astronomers, Robert Kirshner, takes readers inside a lively research team on the quest that led them to an extraordinary cosmological discovery: the expansion of the universe is accelerating under the influence of a dark energy that makes space itself expand...read more

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9780691058627 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Describes the scientific research that led to the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe, the discovery and measurement of the dark energy that causes cosmic acceleration, and the implications of these findings in terms of modern physicsand cosmology.

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9780691173184 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Extravagant Universe tells the story of a remarkable adventure of scientific discovery.
9780691117423 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 16, 2004, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The Extravagant Universe tells the story of a remarkable adventure of scientific discovery.

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Product Description: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWelcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A...read more

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9780691157245 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 22, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWelcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists.

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Product Description: This unique thesis covers all aspects of theories of gravity beyond Einstein’s General Relativity, from setting up the equations that describe the evolution of perturbations, to determining the best-fitting parameters using constraints like the microwave background radiation, and ultimately to the later stages of structure formation using state-of-the-art N-body simulations and comparing them to observations of galaxies, clusters and other large-scale structures...read more

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9783319336954 | Springer Verlag, June 5, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This unique thesis covers all aspects of theories of gravity beyond Einstein’s General Relativity, from setting up the equations that describe the evolution of perturbations, to determining the best-fitting parameters using constraints like the microwave background radiation, and ultimately to the later stages of structure formation using state-of-the-art N-body simulations and comparing them to observations of galaxies, clusters and other large-scale structures.

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Product Description: Two controversial authors debate the nature and methods of science, its dogmas, and its future. Rupert Sheldrake argues that science needs to free itself from materialist dogma while Michael Shermer contends that science, properly conceived, is a materialistic enterprise; for science to look beyond materialist explanations is to betray science and engage in superstition...read more

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9781939681577 | Monkfish Book Pub Co, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Two controversial authors debate the nature and methods of science, its dogmas, and its future.

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Product Description: Through stunning images, including 75 illustrations created exclusively for this book, 25 remarkable and memorable technologies from the world of sci-fi are explored. With expertly written text by NASA insider Rod Pyle, each concept is explained and dissected to reveal the real science behind it...read more

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9781454921349 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, September 13, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Through stunning images, including 75 illustrations created exclusively for this book, 25 remarkable and memorable technologies from the world of sci-fi are explored.

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Product Description: This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering. The book is concise so that the entire material can be covered in the one-semester time frame...read more
By Marvin Blecher (editor)

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9789813108462 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 8, 2016, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering.

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9789813108479 | Reprint edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 8, 2016), cover price $34.00 | About this edition: This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering.

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Product Description: This monograph tackles three challenges. First, show a mathematics-based meta-model that matches known elementary particles. Second, apply models, based on the meta-model, to match other known physics data. Third, predict future physics data...read more

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9789462391659 | Atlantis Pr, June 24, 2016, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This monograph tackles three challenges.

Product Description: This book offers an excellent introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology. It is designed to serve as a self-contained text for graduate and advanced undergraduate students and also to provide a basic text for PhD courses. Each of the four parts of the book, two basic and two advanced, can be used as an independent module...read more

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9783319327464 | Springer Verlag, December 7, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book offers an excellent introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology.

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Product Description: Everything you've ever wanted to know about the Big Bang!The Big Bang Theory takes a compelling and lively look at one of the most fascinating ideas in modern science. The first in a series of fun, concise books on the most significant scientific theories, The Big Bang Theory offers an accessible and complete road map to the most intriguing model yet for the birth of the cosmos...read more
By L. J. Ganser (narrator)

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9781531801120 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Everything you've ever wanted to know about the Big Bang!

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Product Description: This book presents thermal field theory techniques, which can be applied in both cosmology and the theoretical description of the QCD plasma generated in heavy-ion collision experiments. It focuses on gauge interactions (whether weak or strong), which are essential in both contexts...read more

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9783319319322 | Springer Verlag, June 15, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This book presents thermal field theory techniques, which can be applied in both cosmology and the theoretical description of the QCD plasma generated in heavy-ion collision experiments.

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Product Description: This thesis presents significant new results on the problem of understanding the origin of dark energy in cosmology. The work develops an original approach based on modifications of General Relativity at cosmological scales, introducing non­-local effective terms that can in principle emerge from fundamental local theories...read more

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9783319317281 | Springer Verlag, April 11, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This thesis presents significant new results on the problem of understanding the origin of dark energy in cosmology.

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