Astronomy

Astronomy is a natural science which is the study of celestial objects (such as stars, galaxies, planets, moons, and nebulae), the physics, chemistry, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic microwave background radiation. A related but distinct subject, cosmology, is concerned with studying the universe as a whole.

Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going
Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth
The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred
Black Holes: The Reith Lectures
Shine!
Letters From An Astrophysicist
Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry
The Science of Sci-Fi: From Warp Speed to Interstellar Travel
Black Hole Survival Guide
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir
Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe
Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
Your Place in the Universe
Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew
Cosmos
A Brief History of Time
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
The Universe in a Nutshell
The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
The Grand Design
Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe
Bad Astronomy
The Planets
The Palgrave Handbook of Society, Culture and Outer Space by Peter DickensThe Light Years by R.W.W. GreeneArchaeology from Space by Sarah ParcakCosmic Society by Peter Geoffrey DickensThe Art of Space by Ron     Miller
Astrosociology
21 books — 3 voters
Of the Andromeda Martian Catastrophe by Vegas Luna
Catastrophe ry
1 book — 1 voter

Nightwatch by Terence DickinsonSky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas by Roger W. SinnottTurn Left at Orion by Guy ConsolmagnoUranometria 2000.0 Volume 1, The Northern Hemisphere to -6 by Murray CraginThe Backyard Astronomer's Guide by Terence Dickinson
Amateur Astronomy
39 books — 11 voters
The Great Canoes in the Sky by Stephen Robert ChadwickArchaeoastronomy by Giulio MagliA Stargazing Program for Beginners by Jamie CarterFour Seasons of Star Stories by Jennifer L. KrollWeird Astronomy by David A.J. Seargent
Humble Book Bundle Astronomy
14 books — 4 voters

Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. GriffithsThe Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard P. FeynmanClassical Mechanics by Herbert GoldsteinIntroduction to Quantum Mechanics by David J. GriffithsModern Quantum Mechanics by J.J. Sakurai
Not Pop-Science - Physics
112 books — 24 voters
An Introduction to Modern Stellar Astrophysics by Bradley W. CarrollAn Introduction to Modern Astrophysics by Bradley W. CarrollIntroduction to Cosmology by Barbara RydenGravitation and Cosmology by Steven WeinbergCosmology by Steven Weinberg
Astrophysics (MMath)
11 books — 6 voters


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Neil deGrasse Tyson
People who believe they are ignorant of nothing have neither looked for, nor stumbled upon, the boundary between what is known and unknown in the universe.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

E.E. Cummings
who knows if the moon's a balloon,coming out of a keen city in the sky--filled with pretty people? ( and if you and I should get into it,if they should take me and take you into their balloon, why then we'd go up higher with all the pretty people than houses and steeples and clouds: go sailing away and away sailing into a keen city which nobody's ever visited,where always it's Spring)and everyone's in love and flowers pick themselves ...more
e.e. cummings, Collected Poems

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