Astronomy

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  1. Book ImageUnderstanding Our Universe

    Stacy Palen, Laura Kay, George Blumenthal

    Third Edition

    Students learn best by doingMore

  2. Book ImageLosing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor

    Brian Keating

    The inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology’s biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize.More

  3. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    “A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history.” —Sean B. CarrollMore

  4. Book ImageAmerican Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

    David Baron

    Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, American Eclipse ultimately depicts a young nation that looked to the skies to reveal its towering ambition and expose its latent genius.More

  5. Book Image21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1 - 12, 24

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  6. Book Image21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 1 - 7, 13 - 24

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  7. Book ImageAstrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.More

  8. Book ImageAstronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Adam Frank

    A textbook that is not written like a textbook.More

  9. Book Image21st Century Astronomy

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  10. Book ImageLearning Astronomy by Doing Astronomy: Collaborative Lecture Activities

    Stacy Palen, Ana Larson

    Education research shows that students learn by doing.More

  11. Book ImageUnderstanding Our Universe

    Stacy Palen, Laura Kay, Bradford Smith, Et Al.

    Second Edition

    Students learn astronomy by doing astronomy.More

  12. Book ImageThe Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The New York Times bestseller: "You gotta read this. It is the most exciting book about Pluto you will ever read in your life." —Jon StewartMore

  13. Book ImageOrigins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

    “Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. Tyson and Goldsmith?” —Michio Kaku, author of Hyperspace and Parallel WorldsMore

  14. Book ImageDeath by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    “[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects . . . with great humor, humility, and—most important— humanity.” —Entertainment WeeklyMore

  15. Book ImageSpace Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

    “A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up.”—Air & SpaceMore

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