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Astrophysics & Space Science eBooks

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  • Absolutely Small

    How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World

    Absolutely Small presents (and demystifies) the world of quantum science like no book before.Physics is a complex, daunting topic, but it is also deeply satisfying?even thrilling. When liberated from its mathematical underpinnings, physics suddenly becomes accessible to anyone with the curiosity and imagination to explore its beauty. Science without math? It’s not that unusual.For example, we can ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Big Picture

    On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

    by Sean Carroll ...
    ‘Fascinating’ – Brian Cox, Mail on Sunday Books of the YearWhere are we? Who are we? Do our beliefs, hopes and dreams hold any significance out there in the void? Can human purpose and meaning ever fit into a scientific worldview?Award-winning author Sean Carroll brings his extraordinary intellect to bear on the realms of knowledge, the laws of nature and the most profound questions about life, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Sex on the Moon

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA programme 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 impenetrable laboratory at NASA's headquarters - past security checkpoints, and electronically locked door with cipher security codes and camera ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Dark Mission

    The Secret History of NASA, Enlarged and Revised Edition

    The New York Times bestseller about the strange history of NASA and its cover-ups regarding its origins and extraterrestrial architecture found on the moon and Mars is even more interesting in its new edition.Authors Richard C. Hoagland and Mike Bara include a new chapter about the discoveries made by ex-Nazi scientist and NASA stalwart Wernher von Braun regarding what he termed "alternate ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stephen Hawking

    A Life Well Lived

    In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given two years to live. Defying all the odds, he died in March 2018 at age seventy-six as the most celebrated scientist in the world. This carefully researched and updated biography and tribute gives a rich picture of Hawking's remarkable life - his childhood, the heart-rending beginning of his struggle with motor neurone disease, his ever-increasing international fame ... Read more

    $16.99 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

    $16.99 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

    $13.99 AUD

  • Galileo’s Daughter: A Drama of Science, Faith and Love

    by Dava Sobel ...
    From the international best-selling author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter is the fascinating story of the relationship between the great Italian scientist Galileo and his daughter, Virginia.Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was the foremost scientist of his day, ‘the father of modern physics – indeed of modern science altogether’ in the words of Albert Einstein. Though he never left the Italy of his ... Read more

    $5.99 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    Translated by Simon Carnell, Erica Segre ...
    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

    $14.99 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

    $23.99 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

  • Reality Is Not What It Seems

    The Journey to Quantum Gravity

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    Translated by Simon Carnell, Erica Segre ...
    '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

    $15.99 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

    $1.45 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 $1.99 AUD

  • Black Holes

    The key to understanding the universe

    A brilliant exploration of the most exotic objects in the universe by Professor Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw.At the heart of the Milky Way, there is a distortion in the fabric of the Universe. Caused by something 4 million times bigger than our Sun, it is where space and time are so warped that everything within 12 million kilometres is trapped, even light. This region of no return is ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $16.99 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

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

    Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Richard Holmes’s dazzling portrait of the age of great scientific discovery is a groundbreaking achievement.The book opens with Joseph Banks, botanist on Captain Cook’s first Endeavour voyage, who stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769 fully expecting to have located Paradise. Back in Britain, the same ... Read more

    $13.99 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

    $15.99 AUD