The Science of Sci-Fi: From Warp Speed to Interstellar Travel

Science fiction allows listeners to go places they can only dream of seeing other worlds, distant stars, entirely different galaxies While not every story is concerned with the hard science behind space travel and other futuristic ventures, fiction can give listeners an amazing insight into what pe

Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

As you read these words, copies of you are being created n nSean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up t

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

From the world renowned physicist and bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity s search for purpose n nIn both time and space, the cosmos is astoundingly vast, and yet is governed by simple, elegant, universal mathemat

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that s about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour Or to look back on the earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night Or to stand in front of the Hubble telescope, won

Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

n The inside, lesser known story of NASA s boldest and riskiest mission Apollo 8, mankind s first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968 A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever, from the n n New York Times n n bestselling author

The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

The 1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind brings us a stunning new vision of our future in space n nHuman civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or wheth

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Instant New York Times Bestseller n nAs the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F Kennedy s inspiring challenge, and America s race to the moon.

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

In this far reaching foray into the millennia long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co author Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war Spanning early celestial navigation to

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson made famous by the award winning film Hidden Figures who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon n nKatherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn t have the same rights as others as wrong as 5 5 1

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epi


Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing sci