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||William Sheehan and Christopher Conselice, "Galactic Encounters: Our Majestic and Evolving Star-System, From the Big Bang to Ti||Galactic Encounters: Our Majestic and Evolving Star-System, From the Big Bang to Time's End, by William Sheehan and Christopher Conselice, takes readers on a journey through time, unfolding the long history of investigation into the fuzzy objects[...]||11 1 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||David A. Rothery, "Planet Mercury: From Pale Pink Dot to Dynamic World"||Planet Mercury: From Pale Pink Dot to Dynamic World (Springer, 2014) by David A. Rothery, introduces the innermost planet in our solar system and brings readers up to speed on recent spacecraft discoveries and the unsolved mysteries of Mercury. F[...]||28 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Vera Kolb, "Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach"||Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach (CRC Press, 2014) is a new volume edited by Dr. Vera Kolb that brings together 37 authors from a variety of different research backgrounds to introduce this rapidly developing interdisciplinary field. Anyone [...]||11 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lawrence Lipking, "What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution"||Lawrence Lipking’s new book, What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution (Cornell University Press, 2014) examines the role of imagination and creativity in the seventeenth century developments that have come to be known as the Scienti[...]||5 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Roberto Trotta, "The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is"||[Cross-posted from New Books in Physics] Roberto Trotta’s new book, The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is (Basic Books, 2014) uses only the thousand (or ten-hundred) most common words in the English language to descr[...]||21 10 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Omar W. Nasim, "Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century"||[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] In Omar W. Nasim’s new book, a series of fascinating characters sketch, paint, and etch their way toward a mapping of the cosmos and the human mind. Observing by Hand: Sketching [...]||2 6 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alex Vilenkin, "Many Worlds in One: The Search for Other Universes"||[This interview is re-posted with permission from Jenny Attiyeh's ThoughtCast] Want to know how the world is going to end? Just ask Russian cosmologist Alex Vilenkin. If it’s our own universe you’re talking about, well, it’s called the big cru[...]||1 4 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
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