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 ImageEinstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes

    Chris Impey

    The astonishing science of black holes and their role in understanding the history and future of our universe.More

  3. Book ImageAccessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

    New York Times Bestseller

    An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.More

  4. Book ImageLight of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

    Adam Frank

    Astrophysicist and NPR commentator on what the latest research on the existence and trajectories of alien civilizations may teach us about our own.More

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

    David Baron

    Winner of the 2018 AIP Science Communication Award in Science Writing (Books) 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageAstrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    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.More

  11. Book ImageAstronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Adam Frank

    A textbook that is not written like a textbook.More

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

    Stacy Palen, Ana Larson

    Education research shows that students learn by doing.More

  13. Book ImageUnderstanding Our Universe

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

    Second Edition

    Students learn astronomy by doing astronomy.More

  14. 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

  15. 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

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