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Tracking the Stars (Preliminary Edition - Sierra Elementary Astronomy Series)

By: Duke, Robert H.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Yorklyn, Deleware, Spitz Laboratories, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 608077

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in very nice condition - no interior marks noted, light rubs, short creases at spine staples, short corner creases back cover, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only. Visualizing the constellations, including exercises. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 55 pp. Illustrator: Faith M. Lowell. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Children; Astronomy; United States; 1960's; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already d... View more info

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Unveiling the Edge of Time: Black Holes, White Holes, Wormholes

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New York, Crown Trade Ppaperbacks: 1994

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 608610

ISBN: 0517881705

Condition: Near Fine Condition


"Gribbin writes entertainingly and makes difficult ideas sound simple." Size: 9x6x1 inches. 248 pages, index, bibliography, glossary. Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, light shelf and edge wear only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0517881705. ISBN/EAN: 9780517881705. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 608610. Paperback View more info

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The Light at the Edge of the Universe: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Cosmology

By: Lemonick, Michael D.

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608608

ISBN: 0691001588

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A visit to observatories and universities where leading scientists describe how they envision the very early stages the history, and the future of the universe - a comprehensive, picture of modern cosmology and a portrait of its often contentious practitioners. Size: 9x6x1 inches. 339 pages, index. Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, lightest shelf and edge wear only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Science & Technology... View more info

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Before the Beginning: Our Universe and Others

By: Rees, Martin; Stephen Hawking (foreward)

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Helix Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608609

ISBN: 0738200336

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Reese argues that exists a multiverse - an infinity of universes, of which ours is only one. In exploring this theory he sheds light on some of the personalities behind cosmology. Size: 9.25x6x1 inch. 291 pages, index,. Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, light shelf and edge wear only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0738200336. ISBN/EAN: 9780738200330. Pictures of this item not ... View more info

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West Texas Time Machine: Creating the Hobby-Eberly Telescope

By: Sebring, Thomas A.; Frank N. Bash; Steven Weinberg

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 606853

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - lightest shelf and edge wear only. Signed on the half-title page by Thomas A. Sebring, Frank Bash (HET Board Chair), Lawrence W. Ramsey (Co-inventor and Project Scientist, Penn State), and Thomas G. Barnes (Telescope Commissioning - Manager). Tons of photos. The HET is an optical telescope with a primary mirror that measures 11 meters across, built for $13.5 million, or about 1/6 the cost of comparable telescopes - an inspired design, in... View more info

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Galaxies and the Cosmic Frontier

By: Waller, William H.; Hodge, Paul W.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110491

ISBN: 0674010795

Condition: As New


Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 317 pp. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0674010795. ISBN/EAN: 9780674010796. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 110491. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover View more info