By: Michio Kaku

In paperback for the centenary of the discovery of relativity, "a fresh and highly visual tour through Einstein's astonishing legacy" (Brian Greene). The year 2005 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of the paper that launched Einstein'...


By: Peter Grego

An Introduction to Stargazing and the Solar System is an introductory section taken from The Star Book that guides you through the night skies, from the history and lives of the stars, to deep-sky objects beyond the Milky Way, and the Celestial Sp...


By: Evalyn Gates

“Splendidly satisfying reading, designed for a nonspecialist audience.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review Evalyn Gates, a talented astrophysicist, transports readers to the edge of contemporary science to explore the revolutionary t...


By: Mary Kay Carson

Earth is the only planet in our solar system that is suitable for life. It has liquid water, oxygen, and enough gravity to hold its own atmosphere. But did you know that Earth is always changing? Scientists have used spacecraft and satellites to l...


By: Mary Kay Carson

Everything in our solar system orbits the Sun. It is the center of our solar system, and affects everything in it. Robotic explorers have taught us a lot about the star at the center of our solar system. Learn about the amazing missions, the dedic...


By: Mary Kay Carson

All the facts you need, and lots more, are included in this up-to-date book. Learn about the amazing missions to Neptune, the dedicated scientists who plan them, and more far-out facts about the eighth planet from the Sun.


By: Mary Kay Carson

Cratered Mercury is the smallest and fastest planet in the solar system. Temperatures there vary more than on any other planet. Learn lots of far-out facts about the closest planet to the Sun. This book features a center spread with fast facts, pe...


By: Mary Kay Carson

Earth's neighbor Mars likely once had an environment that could have supported life. Now it has underground frozen water in many places. Spacecraft from Earth have visited Mars and taught us a lot about this dusty red planet. Featuring a center sp...


By: Mary Kay Carson

Earth has many satellites, but the Moon is Earth's only natural satellite. Spacecraft and astronauts have visited the Moon to learn more about it. From the Apollo missions to the most current robotic spacecraft, this book highlights our adventures...


By: Mary Kay Carson

Saturn-the jewel of the solar system-has seven mysterious and beautiful rings. These rings, made of ice, dust, and rock, range in size from a snow crystals to a house. Learn about the amazing spacecraft missions to Saturn, the dedicated scientists...