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How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
by Chris Impey
“Impey combines the vision of a practicing scientist with the voice of a gifted storyteller.”—Dava SobelIn this vibrant, eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe, Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzlingly strange aftermath of the Big...
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Beyond: Our Future in Space
by Chris Impey
“Expansive and enlightening. . . . Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids.”— New York Times Book Review Human exploration has been an unceasing engine of technological progress, from the first homo sapiens to leave our African cradle to a future in which mankind promises to settle another world....
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Einstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes
by Chris Impey
The astonishing science of black holes and their role in understanding the history and future of our universe.Black holes are the most extreme objects in the universe, and yet they are ubiquitous. Every massive star leaves behind a black hole when it dies, and every galaxy harbors a supermassive black hole at its center. Frighteningly...
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How It Ends: From You to the Universe
by Chris Impey
“Remarkably upbeat, and imbued with wit, wisdom and a palpable sense of awe over our universe.”— Tucson Weekly Most of us are aware of our own mortality, but few among us know what science, with insights yielded from groundbreaking new research, has to say about endings on a larger scale. Enter astronomer Chris Impey, who...
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Humble before the Void: A Western Astronomer, his Journey East, and a Remarkable Encounter Between Western Science and...
by Chris Impey
“This book will provide readers with a greater awareness of the spirit of curiosity and inquiry that lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition, as well as the fruitfulness of maintaining active communication between the Buddhist and scientific commu­nities.” —from the Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama In Humble...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
Frontiers of Astrobiology
by Chris Impey
Astrobiology is an exciting interdisciplinary field that seeks to answer one of the most important and profound questions: are we alone? In this volume, leading international experts explore the frontiers of astrobiology, investigating the latest research questions that will fascinate a wide interdisciplinary audience at all levels. What...
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Shadow World
by Chris Impey
McEvoy is restless, a wanderer. In Shadow World, we see through his eyes as he grows from a boisterous youth into a man defined by darkness and light. Shadow World inhabits the boundary between narrative fiction and science fiction. By the end of McEvoy’s odyssey he has gained a startling insight into his reality, and perhaps ours as...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Living Cosmos
by Chris Impey
Considering the development of life on Earth, the existence of life in extreme environments and the potential for life elsewhere in the Universe, this book gives a fascinating insight into our place in the Universe. Chris Impey leads the reader through the history, from the Copernican revolution to the emergence of the field of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Talking about Life: Conversations on Astrobiology
by Chris Impey
With over 500 planets now known to exist beyond the Solar System, spacecraft heading for Mars, and the ongoing search for extraterrestrial intelligence, this timely book explores current ideas about the search for life in the Universe. It contains candid interviews with dozens of astronomers, geologists, biologists, and writers about the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
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