Books and Reading Materials

A compilation of current and classic nonfiction books that we think are informative and entertaining:

  • 100 Things to See in the Night Sky by Dean Regas (2017)
  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (1988)
  • A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking (2005)
  • Ask and Astronaut by Time Peake (2017)
  • Asteroid Hunters by Carries Nugent (2017)
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil degrasse Tyson (2017)
  • Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy by Kip Thorne (1994)
  • Catching Stardust by Natalie Starkey (2018)
  • Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon (2018)
  • Cosmos by Carl Sagan (1980)
  • Earth and Human Hands: Shaping our Planet’s Future by David Grinspoon (2016)
  • Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System by Michael Summers and James Trefil (2017)
  • Facts from Space! By Dean Regas (2016)
  • Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel (1999)
  • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly (2016)
  • Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension (1994)
  • Left Brains for the Right Stuff: Computers, Space, and History by Hugh Blair-Smith (2015)
  • Making Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence by Sarah Scoles (2017)
  • NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe by Terence Dickinson (2016)
  • Pale Blue Dot: A vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan (1997)
  • Planet Hunters: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life by Lucas Ellerbroek (2017)
  • See It with a Small Telescope by Will Kalif (2017)
  • Spooky Action at a Distance by George Musser (2015)
  • Sun Moon and Earth: History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom by Tyler Nordgren (2016)
  • The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan (1995)
  • The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene (2004)
  • The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth by Michio Kaku
  • The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel (2016)
  • The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth by Elizabeth Tasker (2017)
  • The Planets by Dava Sobel (2005)
  • The Zoomable Universe by Caleb Scharf (2017)
  • Turn Left at Orion: Hundreds of night sky objects to see in a home telescope and how to find them by Guy Consolmagno and Dan Davis (2011)

** If you have any thoughts or opinions on any of these books or would like recommend a book, article, other resource, we’d like to hear from you! Comment below.

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