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    Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

    By Louisa Preston

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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...

    Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

    By Amy Shira Teitel

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    The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.

    Earth Gazers

    By Christopher Potter

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    The fascinating story of how we first came to see the earth from space.


    By Zack Scott

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    Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you.

    Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies

    By Stefan Binnewies

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    Hardback £38.23

    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

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    Paperback £6.65

    "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.

    Astronomy Book

    By DK

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    Hardback £13.85

    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 2018 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night S

    By Heather Couper

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    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.

    Vacation Guide to the Solar System

    By Guerilla Science

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    '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.

    Planet Hunters

    By Lucas Ellerbroek

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    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.

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