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Astronomy, space & time

Paperback. New updated edition of the biography of a remarkable man - motor neurone disease victim and awesome intellect Stephen (A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME) Hawking Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BG; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 6. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349117287
ISBN
9780349117287

€ 19.99
€ 14.55

Paperback. This book provides a comprehensive, critical study of the oldest and most famous argument for the existence of God: the Cosmological Argument. Professor Rowe examines and interprets historically significant versions of the argument from Aquinas to Samuel Clarke and explores the major objections that have been advances against it. Num Pages: 273 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRAB1; JFCX; PGK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 350.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
273
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823218851
ISBN
9780823218851

€ 34.99
€ 31.85

Paperback. A 2007 introduction to solar wind for researchers and graduate students in atmospheric physics and astrophysics. Series: Cambridge Atmospheric and Space Science Series. Num Pages: 480 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PG; PHP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 170 x 25. Weight in Grams: 760.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107407459
ISBN
9781107407459

€ 55.39

Paperback. Provides compelling evidence that creation myths from the dawn of civilization correspond to cutting edge astronomical discoveries. Num Pages: 384 pages, 160 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 527.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bear & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591430346
ISBN
9781591430346

€ 26.99
€ 18.46

Paperback. Editor(s): Harvey, Alex. Num Pages: 517 pages, 5 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: PG; PHR; PHVB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 27. Weight in Grams: 825.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Edition
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Number of pages
517
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461271376
ISBN
9781461271376

€ 128.45

Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 227 x 14. Weight in Grams: 370. A Journey Through Portals, Relativity, Worm Holes, and Other Adventures in Time Travel. 224 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ. Dimension: 150 x 227 x 14. Weight: 372.
Publication date
2012
Publisher
New Page Books
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781601631503
ISBN
9781601631503

€ 16.82

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
9780857501004
ISBN
9780857501004

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. Presents a fresh approach to the subject of cosmology. This title fully exploits Einstein's theory of general relativity. It includes a final chapter that delves into philosophical considerations such as the different types of 'truth', positivism versus realism and a discussion of the role of the Mach principle in physics and cosmology. Num Pages: 148 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK; PHVB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 226 x 154 x 10. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Imperial College Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
148
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848166042
ISBN
9781848166042

€ 41.99
€ 39.61

Hardcover. The aim of this book is to become a major reference text for gravitational-wave physics, covering in detail both the experimental and the theoretical aspects. It is the only existing book on gravitational waves. It brings the reader to the forefront of present-day research, and assumes no previous knowledge of gravitational-wave physics. Num Pages: 576 pages, 131 figures. BIC Classification: PGC; PGK; PHQ; PHR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 246 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1224.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198570745
ISBN
9780198570745

€ 94.06

Paperback. The autobiography of astronaut John Young. Num Pages: 424 pages, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: BGT; PG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 28. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University Press of Florida
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813049335
ISBN
9780813049335

€ 38.64

Paperback. If standard gravitational theory is correct, then most of the matter in the universe is in an unidentified form which does not emit enough light to have been detected by current instrumentation. Editor(s): Bahcall, John N.; Piran, Tsvi; Weinberg, Steven. Num Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 166 x 14. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Edition
2 Extended ed
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9789812388414
ISBN
9789812388414

€ 50.99
€ 48.72

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Edition
1st ed. 2012
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441994189
ISBN
9781441994189

€ 48.99
€ 46.44

Paperback. From Stonehenge to String Theory - how astronomy has changed the world Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 276.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Robinson
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0016233
ISBN
9781845296841

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Takes you on a tour of the Universe. En route, this title stops off to gaze at 100 amazing sights - from asteroids to zodiacal dust and from orbit around the Earth to beyond the most distant galaxies. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: PGK; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 287 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1100.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Carlton Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780978376
ISBN
9781780978376

€ 32.99
€ 21.39

Hardcover. A fresh look at the latest Mars discoveries for researchers and students in planetary science, astronomy, and space exploration. Editor(s): Bell, Jim. Series: Cambridge Planetary Science. Num Pages: 652 pages, 380 b/w illus. 76 colour illus. BIC Classification: PGS; PNV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 276 x 219 x 34. Weight in Grams: 207.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
652
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521866989
ISBN
9780521866989

€ 159.90

Hardcover. An engaging account of our quest for habitable environments, recounting fascinating recent discoveries and providing insight into future space missions. Num Pages: 296 pages, 120 b/w illus. 32 colour illus. BIC Classification: PGS; TTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 21. Weight in Grams: 666.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107026179
ISBN
9781107026179

€ 32.99
€ 31.73

Paperback. "Impey combines the vision of a practicing scientist with the voice of a gifted storyteller."-Dava Sobel Num Pages: 448 pages, 75 illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 140 x 27. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
434
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393343861
ISBN
9780393343861

€ 16.99
€ 16.97

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Saqi Books United Kingdom
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
140
Condition
New
SKU
V9780863564284
ISBN
9780863564284

€ 15.30

Paperback. Subtitled 'An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth..and Beyond', ATOM tells the story of matter from the perspective of a single oxygen atom. Num Pages: 416 pages, 16 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. Weight in Grams: 325. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0000289
ISBN
9780349114835

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Palmer deftly explains biological timekeepers in humans and animals, explaining jet lage and how to avoid it, and the wide range of effects of our biological clocks on our behaviour and health. Num Pages: 176 pages, numerous figures. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ; PS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 146 x 22. Weight in Grams: 372. Fine copy in fine dust wrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0000857
ISBN
9780195143409

€ 4.64

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