'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in t... read more

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: 9781473695986
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
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: Stephen Hawking
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: 530.092
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

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: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
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: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
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A Continent on the Move
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There's a whole universe out there... Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep go... read more

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: 9781473629844
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray Learning
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: New Scientist
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: 629.4
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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown
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The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017
'Entertaining and at times mind-boggling guide to the weakest of nature's fundamental forces, which also controls the fate of the universe' Manjit Kumar, The ... read more

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: 9781474601887
: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Marcus Chown
: Paperback
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: 521.1
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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything
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Reading Level:General Adult

# 1 New York Times BestsellerLibraryReads PickSMLWhat is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the uni... read more

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: 9780393609394
: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
: 210mm X 140mm
: United States
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: Neil deGrasse Tyson
: Hardback
: 517
: English
: 523.01
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry HC
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We dare to imagine a time before the Big Bang, when the entire Universe was compressed into a space smaller than an atom. And now, as Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw show, we can do more than imagine- we can understand. Over the centuries, the human urge to disc... read more

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: 9780241953174
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Brian Cox; Jeff Forshaw
: Paperback
: 817
: English
: 523.1
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Universal : A Guide to the Cosmos
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Series:Everything You Know About... Ser.

Is the Great Wall of China visible from the Moon? Are we descended from Neanderthals? Guess again--because what you think is true about science might not be right There are some scientific "truths" we take for granted--but what if they're wrong... read more

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: 9781849944021
: Pavilion Books
: Batsford
: 192mm X 136mm
: United Kingdom
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: Matt Brown
: Hardback
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Everything You Know About Science is Wrong
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Awards:Winner of Costa Biography Award 2009.

Paul Dirac was one of the leading pioneers of the greatest revolution in 20th-century science: quantum mechanics. The youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize for Physics, he was also pathologically reticent, strangely l... read more

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: 9780571222865
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 198mm X 126mm X 35mm
: United Kingdom
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: Graham Farmelo
: Paperback
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: 530.092
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The Strangest Man : The hidden life of Paul Dirac, quantum genius
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A forty-year tightening of funding for scientific research has meant that resources are increasingly directed toward applied or practical outcomes, with the intent of creating products of immediate value. In such a scenario, it makes sense to focus on the ... read more

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: 9780691174761
: Princeton University Press
: Princeton University Press
: 17.80 cmmm X 11.40 cmmm X 1.50 cmmm
: United States
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: Abraham Flexner
: Hardback
: 1
: en
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The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge
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Series:New Scientist Instant Expert Ser.

 
The ancient Greeks called it Gaia; the Romans Terra. We know it simply as Earth, the planet we call home. And what a planet it is.
 
Formed around 4.6 billion years ago from the debris of the big... read more

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: 9781473629776
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray Learning
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: New Scientist
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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home
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'Highly recommended' Financial Times

Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't the only o... read more

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: 9781472920119
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Sigma
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Louisa Preston
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: 520
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Goldilocks and the Water Bears : The Search for Life in the Universe
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What We See in the Stars Kelsey Oseid is a richly illustrated guide to the myths, histories, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, comets, the northern lights, and more. Combining art, myt... read more

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: 9780752266510
: Pan Macmillan
: Macmillan
: 203mm X 203mm
: United Kingdom
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: Kelsey Oseid
: Hardback
: Main Market Ed.
: English
: 523.8
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What We See In The Stars
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