Astronomy Books

The Sensorium of God
by Stuart Clark

Two of the leading characters in scientific history are Isaac Newton and Robert Hooke. They were contemporaries, although certainly their...

Miaow! Cats really are nicer than people!
by Patrick Moore

Putting astronomy aside for the moment, Patrick Moore uses his latest book to indulge another of his great passions - cats. This short, humorous...

The Story of Astronomy
by Heather Couper 
& Nigel Henbest

On 25 September 1608, the optician Hans Lippershey requested a patent from the States-General in The Hague. It was for “a certain device, by...

A Brief History Of The Universe
by JP McEvoy

The title puts you in mind of Stephen Hawking’s cosmology bestseller, but JP McEvoy’s book is a straight history of astronomy. It...

Stephen Hawking's Universe
by Discovery Channel

Over three episodes, Discovery Channel’s stunning CGI brings the knowledge of Prof Stephen Hawking to life. The famous physicist covers...

The Practical Astronomer
by Anton Vamplew & Will Gater

 Any book billing itself as a complete introduction to astronomy for absolute beginners must be pitched either at children, or those –...