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Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe
Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe

A visual catalog of our quintessential quest to understand the cosmos and our place in it.

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The Edge of the Sky: An Unusual and Poetic Primer on the Universe Written in the 1,000 Most Common Words in the English Language
The Edge of the Sky: An Unusual and Poetic Primer on the Universe Written in the 1,000 Most Common Words in the English Language

“Perhaps the All-There-Is is not all there is.”

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How Rockets Really Work
How Rockets Really Work

The chemistry of ridable explosions.

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Werner Herzog on America and His Lifelong NASA Dream
Werner Herzog on America and His Lifelong NASA Dream

“The country has always had a capacity to rejuvenate itself, pull itself out of defeat and look to the future. There has always been space there to create real change.”

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Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos
Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos

Rocket fuel for the souls of budding Sagans.

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Ordering the Heavens: Hevelius’s Revolutionary 17th-Century Star Catalog and the First Moon Map
Ordering the Heavens: Hevelius’s Revolutionary 17th-Century Star Catalog and the First Moon Map

How a visionary manuscript, completed by the first female astronomer of the Western world, survived three fires to become a beacon of scientific dedication.

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