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Star Observation

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    The Peregrine

    Unabridged

    8 hours 56 min

    David Attenborough reads J. A. Baker’s extraordinary classic of British nature writing.The nation’s greatest voice, David Attenborough, reads J. A. Baker’s extraordinary classic of British nature writing, The Peregrine.J. A. Baker’s classic of British nature writing was first published in 1967. Greeted with acclaim, it went on to win the Duff Cooper Prize, the pre-eminent literary prize of the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Secret Lives of Planets

    A User's Guide to the Solar System – BBC Sky At Night's Best Astronomy and Space Books of 2019

    by Paul Murdin ...
    Narrated by Philip Bird ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 38 min

    An inside guide by astronomer Paul Murdin revealing everything you need to know about the planets, their satellites and our place in the solar system.We have the impression that the solar system is perfectly regular like a clock, or a planetarium instrument. On a short timescale it is. But, seen in a longer perspective, the planets, and their satellites, have exciting lives, full of events - for ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End of Everything

    (Astrophysically Speaking)

    by Katie Mack ...
    Narrated by Katie Mack, Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We know the universe had a beginning. But what happens at the end of the story?With lively wit and wry humour, astrophysicist Katie Mack takes us on a mind-bending tour through each of the cosmos' possible finales: the Big Crunch, Heat Death, Vacuum Decay, the Big Rip and the Bounce. Guiding us through major concepts in quantum mechanics, cosmology, string theory and much ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Future of Humanity

    Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

    by Michio Kaku ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku, read by Feodor Chin.Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future catastrophes compel us to abandon Earth, one day we will make our homes among the stars.World ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Astronomy Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Narrated by Thomas Judd ...
    series Big Ideas

    Unabridged

    14 hours 38 min

    Explore the world of astronomy with over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas, narrated by Thomas Judd.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 those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's ... Read more

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    The Astronaut Wives Club

    by Lily Koppel ...
    Narrated by Orlagh Cassidy ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 45 min

    As American astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from shy military spouses to American royalty: having tea with Jackie Kennedy, attending high society galas, and being featured on the cover of Life magazine. They quickly grew into fashion icons, donning sherbet-swirled Pucci ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Art of Urban Astronomy

    A Guide to Stargazing Wherever You Are

    by Abigail Beall ...
    Narrated by Nicky Diss ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 43 min

    Did you know that stars are seasonal? That Orion is one of the brightest constellations? That a single day on Venus is longer than an entire year on Venus?Space has captivated mankind since the beginning of time. Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the moon and since then our knowledge of astronomy has continued to expand. With so many mysteries yet to be solved, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sea of Tranquility

    by Mark Haddon ...
    Narrated by Anthony Head ...

    Unabridged

    9 min

    Leading up to the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, the excitement of this momentous event is captured through the eyes of a child in this glorious picture book, reformatted with a new cover design. Mark Haddon is the prize-winning, highly-acclaimed author of the best-selling novel 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time'.Years ago there was a little boy who dreamed of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Northern Lights: The definitive guide to auroras

    Unabridged

    3 hours 41 min

    Learn about the incomparable beauty of the Northern Lights with this accessible guide for aspiring astronomers and seasoned night sky observers. Covers the essential equipment needed for observation and photography.Tom Kerss covers the cultural and scientific context for auroras, and offers a comprehensive guide to forecasting and photography, so that readers can fuse their own technical mastery ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Test Gods

    Tragedy and Triumph in the New Space Race

    Narrated by Nicholas Schmidle ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 3 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Meet the astronauts leading the way to a new world of space travel.'An instant classic.' SCOTT KELLY, astronaut and author of Endurance'Adventure in its purest form - rich with risk, courage and friendships.' BEAR GRYLLS'So exciting. A new generation with The Right Stuff.' DAN SNOW_______________________________... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Space: 10 Things You Should Know

    Narrated by Rebecca Smethurst ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 59 min

    This book is for anyone who wants to easily understand the mind-blowing fundamentals of our extraordinary, expanding universe.Written by Oxford astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst and composed of ten captivating, simple essays, it guides you swiftly through the galaxies, explaining the mysteries of black holes, dark matter and what existed before the Big Bang, presenting the evidence as to whether ... Read more

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    Star of the Neighborhood, The

    This story is based on true events of a serious and noble attempt made by the author to save the life of a cherished white and ginger cat

    by Eliran Dayan ...
    Narrated by Simon Gillespie ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    This story is based on true events of a serious and noble attempt made by the author to save the life of a cherished white and ginger cat who was injured.The author found a cat lying in his garden one day, wounded and meowing quietly. Together with his friend, they took the cat to a veterinarian.The veterinarian told them that the cat had probably been hit by a car and crawled to the garden.Eliran ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sky at Night: Book of the Moon – A Guide to Our Closest Neighbour

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How well do you know our closest neighbour?Featured on BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live and BBC BreakfastThe moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal power over the earth, with its ability to create great waves, dictate the length of the day and summon the seasons. It is a key player ... Read more

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    Cosmic Quest

    Narrated by Heather Couper, Various ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    Heather Couper presents a sweeping history of astronomy, as heard on BBC Radio 4. In this 30-part BBC Radio 4 series, astronomer Heather Couper charts the history of our understanding of the universe. Her journey begins at the beginning as people first gaze in wonder at the life-giving Sun, the wandering planets and the changing phases of the Moon. Along the way we meet the ancient astronomers, as ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ask an Astronaut

    My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

    by Tim Peake ...
    Narrated by Tim Peake, Robin Ince ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Ask an Astronaut by Tim Peake, read by Robin Ince with an introduction by the author.The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth?How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet?What’s it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space?And where to next – the Moon, ... Read more

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    Moonshot

    The Inside Story of Mankind's Greatest Adventure

    by Dan Parry ...
    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 56 min

    'It didn't matter that they were now three miles beyond their target site, that communications were dropping out and that they were running low on fuel. All that mattered to Neil as he searched for a safe spot to land was that boulders littered the surface below. "Thirty seconds," called mission control. In truth, the flight controllers were now no more than spectators, just like everybody else. ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Look Up: Our story with the stars

    by Sarah Cruddas ...
    Narrated by Sarah Cruddas ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 49 min

    ‘Sarah Cruddas is a gifted writer and Look Up is an inspired book. I am hopeful that we will never stop looking up.’ Apollo 11 astronaut Michael CollinsMost of us have never been to space. To date, of the more than 100 billion humans that have ever existed, fewer than 600 humans have ever left Earth. But the exploration of space is the most significant thing we will ever do as a species.Sarah ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    One Small Step: A BBC Moon Landing Collection

    The Apollo missions, their lasting significance, and our age-old fascination with the moon

    Unabridged

    8 hours 46 min

    A collection of BBC radio documentaries celebrating the lunar landings and their legacyOn July 20th 1969, for the first time in history, man walked on the moon. Over 50 years later, this 'giant leap for mankind' still captures our imagination, and in this 4-part collection, we bring together some of the most fascinating and insightful BBC documentaries about our ever-changing relationship with our ... Read more

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    A Journey Through The Universe

    A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

    by New Scientist ...
    Narrated by Mark Elstob ...
    series New Scientist Instant Expert

    Unabridged

    5 hours 17 min

    A Journey Through The Universe is a grand tour of the most amazing celestial objects and how they fit together to build the cosmos.There's a whole universe out there...Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep going. Where do you end up, and what do you see along the way?The answer is: mostly ... Read more

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    En lille bog om universet

    Narrated by Johan Olsen ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    Teorien om Big Bang er den bedste model, vi i øjeblikket har om universets skabelse; men det betyder ikke, at det er den endelige sandhed. Men hvorfor er der stort set enighed om, at universet for 13,7 milliarder år siden blev skabt af en tætpakket klump, der rummede al energi og alt stof? Og eksisterede der noget inden Big Bang? Astrofysikeren Anja C. Andersen formidler teorier og ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    It Is Rocket Science: The Complete Series 1-3

    A BBC Radio 4 comedy show

    Unabridged

    2 hours 48 min

    Helen Keen, Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane star in this funny, off-beat but factual expedition through the universe, boldly going where no Radio 4 comedy show has gone before.“A pithy sweet programme … with a joke stuffed script” Miranda Sawyer, The Observer“Beautiful...A gem” The Sunday Express“Informed, enthusiastic and funny” Daily Mail“... ... Read more

    $11.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Limitless: The Autobiography

    The bestselling story of Britain’s inspirational astronaut

    by Tim Peake ...
    Narrated by Tim Peake ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 17 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the #1 bestselling author of Hello, is this Planet Earth? and Ask an Astronaut__________________'What surprised me was how entirely serene I felt. I was weightless, no forces exerting themselves on my body. To my left was the Space Station. Below me, gradually going into shadow, was the Earth. And over my right shoulder was the universe.'<... ... Read more

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    How to Make a Spaceship

    A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

    Narrated by Robert Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 36 min

    Afterword by Professor Stephen HawkingThe historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflightAlone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world's first ... Read more

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    Sex on the Moon

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    Narrated by Casey Affleck ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea-a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally.Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA's headquarters-past security checkpoints, an electronically-locked door with cipher security codes and camera-lined ... Read more

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