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Astronomy, space & time

Paperback. Leading planetary scientists give personal accounts of their work, and their desire to understand and explore worlds beyond our own. Editor(s): Stern, S. Alan. Num Pages: 174 pages, 22 b/w illus. 14 colour illus. 3 tables. BIC Classification: PGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 433. Very good to like new, with just minor shelfwear
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
174
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMB0000152
ISBN
9780521520010

€ 9.88

Paperback. This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus' guide to astronomy, and Aratus's astronomical poem Phaenomena to provide a complete collection of Greek astral myths. Translator(s): Hard, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 maps of the constellations, 1 diagram. BIC Classification: HRKP3; PGM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198716983
ISBN
9780198716983

€ 10.99
€ 10.15

Paperback. This book is a simple, non-technical introduction to cosmology, explaining what it is and what cosmologists do. Peter Coles discusses the history of the subject, the development of the Big Bang theory, and more speculative modern issues like quantum cosmology, superstrings, and dark matter. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, numerous halftones and line figures. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 115 x 9. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192854162
ISBN
9780192854162

€ 10.99
€ 10.15

Hardcover. "A month-by-month guide to events to look out for over the coming year, from eclipses and planets to comets, meteors, nebulae, and phases of the Moon .. Also contains authoritative charts, astronomical data, and a series of specially commissioned articles"--Dust jacket. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: GBCY; PG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 221 x 140 x 35. Weight in Grams: 816.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447285175
ISBN
9781447285175

€ 24.99
€ 10.45

Paperback. Who's to say it can't be done? Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. The Real Science of Time Travel. 320 pages. Who's to say it can't be done?. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ; PHR. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight: 240.
Publisher
Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715645185
ISBN
9780715645185

€ 10.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PDZ; PGC; PHDV; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141983219
ISBN
9780141983219

€ 11.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of 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, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857501004
ISBN
9780857501004

€ 11.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Series: Mini Encylopedia. BIC Classification: PGM; PGS; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 169 x 29. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Amber Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782742609
ISBN
9781782742609

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: PG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 163. .
Publisher
Arcturus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784286613
ISBN
9781784286613

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. In this riveting and lively challenge to orthodox thinking, Ted Nield describes how meteorites may have helped create life on Earth. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847082640
ISBN
9781847082640

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: PG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Fourth Estate Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007544455
ISBN
9780007544455

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Shows how everything from the humble carbon atom to the speed of light and the laws of physics themselves interact. In this book, the author asks questions such as: Is there a theory of everything within our grasp? If there was a big bang, what happened before it? Is there on universe or many? Could we exist within an endless time loop? Num Pages: 368 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141023267
ISBN
9780141023267

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first ever detection of a gravitational wave, confirming Einstein's prediction a century ago. Based on complete access to Ligo and the scientists who created it, this book offers a first-hand account of this achievement. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGK; PHDV; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 181.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099569589
ISBN
9780099569589

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Mass Market Paperback. BIC Classification: PG. .
Publisher
PENGUIN BOOKS
Publication date
2020
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241235874
ISBN
9780241235874

€ 11.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. The universe is made of bits of information and it has been known for more than a century that every piece of the universe - every electron, atom and molecule - registers these bits and that information. Building on breakthroughs in quantum computation, this title shows how the universe itself is a giant computer. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK; PHQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 176.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099455370
ISBN
9780099455370

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. When Albert Einstein formulated his theory of relativity it brought about a revolution in our understanding of time, yet also presented a new set of mysteries. In this book, the author tackles the tough questions about time, including the strange relationship between physical time and our psychological perception of it. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: PBW; PGZ; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140174618
ISBN
9780140174618

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. Explores our scientific understanding of the universe, the 'string theory' that might hold the key to unifying nature's laws, and our continuing quest to know more. This book shows, ours may be just one universe among many, like endless reflections in a mirror. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: PGK; PH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 24. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Penguin (2 Feb 2012)
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141029818
ISBN
9780141029818

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. Nothing seems more real than time passing. We experience life as a succession of moments. But just as some of us see God as eternal, so physicists understand the truths of mathematics and the laws of nature as constant, transcending time. This book explains how the true nature of time impacts on us, our world, and our universe. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: PDZ; PG; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
PENGUIN BOOKS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141046525
ISBN
9780141046525

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. This generous selection from Galileo's writings contains all the essential texts. Newly translated by Mark Davie and William R. Shea, the contents include full representation from his scientific masterpieces, his contributions to the debate on science and religion, and key documents from his trial before the Inquisition in 1633. Translator(s): Davie, Mark. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages, drawings and diagrams by Galileo. BIC Classification: 3JD; PDX; PGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199583690
ISBN
9780199583690

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. Series: Collins Big Cat. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 4KHJ; PGM; YQCR. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education; (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 210 x 148. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
HarperCollins UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008163938
ISBN
9780008163938

€ 11.84

Paperback. What can we never do? The end of each century leads to a stocktaking of human achievement and our expectations about the future. This book looks at what limits there might be to human discovery and what we might find, ultimately, to be unknowable, undoable, or unthinkable. Num Pages: 304 pages, facsimiles. BIC Classification: HPK; PDA; PDR; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
VINTAGE London
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099772118
ISBN
9780099772118

€ 15.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. What came before the Big Bang? How did the universe begin and must it inevitably end? This book illuminates some of the deepest mysteries of the universe. It analyses the second law of thermodynamics - according to which the 'randomness' of our world is continually increasing - and examines the light-cone geometry of space-time. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 146 x 197 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099505945
ISBN
9780099505945

€ 15.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. Written in a clear, friendly style, this is a truly revolutionary book about the weirdly beautiful patterns and harmonies woven around Earth by our nearest planetary neighbour, Venus. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: PGS; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 171 x 10. Weight in Grams: 198.
Publisher
The Squeeze Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906069025
ISBN
9781906069025

€ 12.62

Hardcover. An accessible introduction to the central ideas of astronomy and cosmology. Series: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series. Num Pages: 208 pages, 50 black and white line illustrations. BIC Classification: PGK; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 180 x 20. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857381231
ISBN
9780857381231

€ 16.99
€ 13.29