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Author: Janna Levin | Narrator: Janna Levin
Release Date: November 10, 2020
From the acclaimed author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space--an authoritative and accessible guide to the most alluring and challenging phenomena of contemporary science.Through her writing, astrophysicist Janna Levin has focused ...
Author: Jo Marchant | Narrator: Jo Marchant
Release Date: September 01, 2020
"A tour de force on par with Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari"—Booklist (starred review)"One to savor"—Publishers Weekly (starred review)An historically unprecedented disconnect between humanity and the heavens has opened. Jo Marchant's ...
Author: Sara Seager | Narrator: Xe Sands
Release Date: August 18, 2020
In this luminous memoir, an MIT astrophysicist must reinvent herself in the wake of tragedy and discovers the power of connection on this planet, even as she searches our galaxy for another Earth.“Sara Seager’s exploration of ou...
Author: Sarah Stewart Johnson | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • “Sarah Stewart Johnson interweaves her own coming-of-age story as a planetary scientist with a vivid history of the exploration of Mars in this celebration of human curiosity,&#...
Author: Dr. Becky Smethurst | Narrator: Dr. Becky Smethurst
Release Date: June 02, 2020
From the big bang to black holes, this fast-paced tour of time and space for the astro-curious unlocks the science of the stars to reveal fascinating theories, surprising discoveries, and ongoing mysteries in modern astronomy and astrophysics.Before ...
Author: Scott Kelly | Narrator: Scott Kelly
Release Date: October 17, 2017
NATIONAL BEST SELLERA stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come.The vetera...
Author: Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich | Narrator: Kathleen McInerney, Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich
Release Date: June 06, 2017
Packed with real science and fueled by imagination, a beautifully illustrated guide to traveling in our solar systemImagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signs of life, or touring one of Jupiter's sixty-four moo...
Author: Dava Sobel | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: December 06, 2016
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomyA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Named one of the best books of the year by NPR,...
Author: Charles Wohlforth and Amanda R. Hendrix, Ph.D. | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: November 15, 2016
From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer, a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.   We are at the cu...
Author: Jim Bell | Narrator: Jim Bell
Release Date: February 24, 2015
The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission— told by a scientist who was there from the beginning.The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries—11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and sti...
Author: Guy Consolmagno, SJ and Paul Mueller, SJ | Narrator: Rob Shapiro and Joe Ochman
Release Date: October 07, 2014
Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet.“Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child’s drawing, and he asked to b...
Author: Andrea Wulf | Narrator: Robin Sachs
Release Date: May 01, 2012
The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system. &#...