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'Highly recommended' Financial Times Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't the only one that, like the porridge Goldilocks sought, is just right for life? Astrobiologists search the...
The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.
Galaxies - the Milky Way's siblings - offer a surprising variety of forms and colours. This volume showcases around 250 beautiful galaxies within an amateur's reach and uses them to explain current astrophysical research. It features fantastic photographs, unique insights into our current knowledge, tips on astrophotography and interesting facts.
2018 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland
By Wil Tirion
"This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price" Astronomy Now Best-selling and most comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2018.
Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including...
Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2018 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2018 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies.
'SUPERB' BBC Sky at NightAN IMAGINATIVE EXPLORATION INTO THE 'WHAT IF' OF SPACE TRAVELImagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signs of life, or touring one of Jupiter's sixty-four moons where you can take photos of its swirling storms.
This is the story of our search for life on other planets, from 16th-century heretic Giordano Bruno to the Kepler Space Telescope today. Astronomer Lucas Ellerbroek interviews the leading figures in the field, to give first-hand accounts of the modern history of exo-planet hunting.