5 books on space and astronomy that astrophiles must read
02 November 2022, 16:47
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Tap into the realm of the cosmos, one page at a time.
From wanting to explore the mysteries of space and spotting constellations, to learning about UFOs and searching for black holes, the curious minds of astrophiles mostly roam the universe. all the time.
If that resonates with you, it’s time to satiate your astrophilia with these space and astronomy books.
“The Secret World of Stargazing” by Adrian West
Written by Adrian West, this book is the perfect read for all astronomers, especially those who have recently developed an interest in stargazing.
The author walks you through the basics of stargazing and shares important tips that make this a fun and knowledgeable read.
From moon phases and meteor showers to asteroids and comets, this book beautifully acquaints you with everything.
“They’re Already There” by Sarah Scoles
Written by Sarah Scoles, this book deals with UFOs, saucers and extraterrestrials.
The book is a mix of journalism, sociology and astronomy of sorts that features professionals and amateurs from diverse backgrounds coming together to decode the UFO community.
It involves parts of various investigators, rational people and bigwigs who believe they have established communication with aliens.
“The Human Cosmos” by Jo Merchant
From understanding the weather to studying astrology, mankind has been much fascinated by stars and planets.
This book takes you “from the very first humans who looked at the stars and the answers they found in the sky” to its breathtaking advances in the modern world.
Additionally, the author also shares theories about circadian rhythms and the possibilities of extraterrestrial life.
‘I am a book. I am a portal to the Universe’
Written by Stefanie Posavec and Miriam Quick, it’s a pretty slim book at only 112 pages.
The book contains the secrets of the universe that are backed by research and data.
From sharing how small our DNA is and how strong the sun is to how many stars have been born and exploded by the second, this book answers all of these questions.
‘Spacefarers: How humans will settle on the Moon, Mars and beyond’
If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if the world ended, this book is going to be a fun read for you!
It’s the perfect blend of science and technology to answer very common yet intriguing questions about space, like if we’ll ever reach Mars, travel to other stars, and colonize the solar system.
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