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Astrophysics & Space Science

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  • The Hole in the Universe

    How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything

    by K. C. Cole ...
    “A compelling, enjoyable, and widely accessible exploration of one of the most fundamental scientific issues of our age” (Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe).In The Hole in the Universe, an award-winning science writer “provides an illuminating slant on physics and mathematics by exploring the concept of nothing” (Scientific American).Welcome to the world of cutting-edge math, physics, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Until the End of Time

    Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

    by Brian Greene ...
    From the world-renowned physicist and bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purposeIn both time and space, the cosmos is astoundingly vast, and yet is governed by simple, elegant, universal mathematical laws.On this cosmic timeline, our human era is spectacular but fleeting. Someday, we know, we ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Disordered Cosmos

    A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

    From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science.A Smithsonian Magazine Best Science Book of 2021A Symmetry Magazine Top 10 Physics Book of 2021An Entropy Magazine Best Nonfiction Book of 2020-2021A Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2021A Booklist ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • A Brief History Of Time

    From Big Bang To Black Holes

    Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers.It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Reality Is Not What It Seems

    The Journey to Quantum Gravity

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' Financial Times'An utter joy' Adam RutherfordDo space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. In this mind-expanding book, he shows how our understanding of reality has changed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

    by Eric Berger ...
    ‘Just read it.’ Elon MuskThe dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX—and Elon Musk—from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company.SpaceX has enjoyed a miraculous decade. Less than 20 years after its founding, it boasts the largest constellation of commercial satellites in orbit, has pioneered reusable rockets, and in 2020 became the first ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Magic of Reality

    From the multi-million bestselling author of The God Delusion

    'Dawkins has a gift for making science enjoyable... [He is] one of the greatest scientific writers / explainers of all time.' Bill Gates'The clearest and most beautifully written introduction to science I've ever read.' Philip PullmanHow do we know what's really true?Magic takes many forms. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting that the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    THE PHENOMENAL BESTSELLER'Honestly I cannot recommend it too strongly... one of the fastest selling science titles of all time because it is so clear' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2'There's a book I've been carrying around like a small Bible, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics' - Benedict CumberbatchEverything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and your place in the world in seven ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    **Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.**What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • The New Biography of the Universe

    May I introduce: the universe. Born 13.75 billion years ago. Constantly growing. Nearly empty. Electrically neutral. Poor in antimatter. Populated by 100 billion galaxies, including 130 sextillion stars with approximately just as many planets.Consisting of only 4 percent known forms of matter. The other 96 percent is made up of 23 percent dark matter and 73 percent dark energy. The home of black ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Astronaut Wives Club

    by Lily Koppel ...
    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Wonders of the Universe

    Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet.Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before.13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light years wide. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite, vast and complex Universe has been the subject ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Human Universe

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’ GuardianWhere are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?Human Universe tackles some of the greatest questions that humans have asked to try and understand the very nature of ourselves and the Universe in which we live.Through the endless leaps of human minds, it explores the extraordinary ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    A revised edition of the New York Times bestselling classic: the epic story of the golden years of American space exploration, told by the men who rode the rocketsOn October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was born. Desperate to beat the Russians into space, NASA put together a crew of the nation’s most daring test pilots: the seven men who were to lead America to ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • One Way

    by S J Morden ...
    EIGHT ASTRONAUTS. ONE KILLER. NO WAY HOME.A blend of classic mystery, Orange is the New Black and Andy Weir's The Martian, One Way is a science-fiction thriller like no other. 'A rip-roaring thriller of a book that hits the ground running and doesn't stop until the final chapter' John Marrs, author of the bestselling/Radio 2 Book Club choice THE ONE'S.J. Morden's Agatha-Christie-in-space ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Relativity: The Special and General Theory (Illustrated Edition)

    Albert Einstein (1879-1955) needs no formal introduction, as he is known around the world as one of historys most brilliant geniuses and one of its most influential scientists. Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Endurance

    A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

    by Scott Kelly ...
    From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station – what it’s like out there and what it’s like now, back here. Enter Scott Kelly's fascinating world and dare to think of your own a little differently.As soon as you realize you aren’t going to die, space is the most fun you’ll ever have...The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

    “One of today’s best popularizers of science.”—Kirkus ReviewsLoyal readers of the monthly “Universe” essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with stunning clarity and childlike enthusiasm. Here Tyson compiles his favorite essays across a myriad of cosmic topics. The title essay introduces readers to ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Bringing Columbia Home

    The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

    Voted the Best Space Book of 2018 by the Space HipstersThe dramatic inside story of the epic search and recovery operation after the Columbia space shuttle disaster.On February 1, 2003, Columbia disintegrated on reentry before the nation’s eyes, and all seven astronauts aboard were lost. Author Mike Leinbach, Launch Director of the space shuttle program at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center was a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Into the Black

    The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster

    by Rowland White ...
    On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built – the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of the record-breaking X-planes the likes of which Chuck Yeager had tested in the skies over the Mojave Desert, Columbia was a winged rocket plane, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Prof. Brian Cox’s How The Universe Will End (Collins Shorts, Book 1)

    series Collins Shorts #1
    Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.Professor Brian Cox shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. In this short he explains how this vast and complex universe – the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years – will end. Taken from his bestselling, mind-blowing exploration of space, Wonders of the Universe.Collins Shorts are a fresh look at the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Science of Star Wars

    The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, Space Travel, and More!

    Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time!Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. The Science of Star Wars addresses 50 topics that span the movies’ universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You’ll find fascinating explorations of the physics of Star Wars, its ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Wonders of Life

    What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end?In this beautiful and definitive new book, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the Universe – life itself.There are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth – each and every one governed by the same laws. ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Right Stuff

    by Tom Wolfe ...
    A wonderful novel and perfect book club choice, The Right Stuff is a wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's early space programme.WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY US ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY'What is it,' asks Tom Wolfe, 'that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle...and wait for someone to light the fuse?' Arrogance? Stupidity? Courage? Or, simply, that quality we call ... Read more

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