Summary: "Dreams of Other Worlds describes the unmanned space missions that have opened new windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of ... advances in astronomy and planetary science, this book tells the story of eleven iconic exploratory missions and how they have fundamentally transformed our scientific and cultural perspectives on the universe and our place in it. The journey begins with the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2013
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Summary: An astronomer discusses the latest theories of the origin of matter and the possibility of parallel universes as he provides an intergalactic tour through a telescope that serves as a time machine.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012
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Summary: An astronomer answers questions on the cutting edge of astrophysics to explore the science of black holes and their role in theoretical physics, from Einstein's equations of general relativity to testing string theory.
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019
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Summary: Astrobiology, the study of life in space, is one of today's fastest growing fields of science. In this accessible and elegantly reasoned book, scholar and researcher Impey explores the foundations of this rapidly developing discipline, where it's going, and what it's likely to find. If Earth is not the only planet, it is so far the only living one that we know of. Impey reveals the incredible...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007