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A quantitative introduction to the Solar System and planetary systems science for advanced undergraduate students, this engaging new textbook explains the wide variety of physical, chemical, and geological processes that govern the motions and properties of planets, and how these processes affect the development of life.
- $60.00 (G)
- 9th Edition
The Monthly Sky Guide offers a clear and simple introduction to the skies of the northern hemisphere for beginners of all ages. This revised and updated edition includes sections on observing the Moon and the planets with or without the aid of binoculars or telescopes, and a comprehensive Moon map.
- $17.99 (A)
Compelling account of how ideas of alien life have evolved for general readers, amateur astronomers and undergraduate students studying astrobiology.
- $45.00 (Z)
Informative and accessibly written, this Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive guide to the history of astronomy and astrophysics. Each section offers extensive notes and bibliographies, while the consistent coverage, from ancient times to the present day, makes this an ideal resource for scholars, students, and amateur astronomers.
- $75.00 (Z)
This well-illustrated text explains how stars such as our Sun first came to be, what fuels them and keeps them bright, and the processes by which they will eventually die. Written for a broad audience, the book is a modern and up-to-date account of stars.
- $39.99 (G)
In this accessible and well-illustrated guide, Michael Rowan-Robinson provides a comprehensive history of infrared astronomy, offering a unique look at how astronomers reveal some of the universe's most fascinating phenomena. Written for the general reader and amateur astronomer, Rowan-Robinson's notes and references will also appeal to researchers in astronomy and the history of science.
- $50.00 (Z)