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Astronomy, Astrobiology and Space Travel: E-Books

NYIT Library resources supportive of research in the subject fields indicated by this Guide's title.

About these Resources

Electronic books, or e-books, can be accessed remotely by NYIT community members from any device with Web connectivity -- myNYIT / E-mail username & password required. (Login NOT required ON CAMPUS.) The e-books presented here are grouped into four categories.

Electronic Books


Rovers Spirit & Opportunity landed on Mars in January 2004
Source: NASA

Access any one or more of these e-books from almost any device with Internet connectivity. If accessing REMOTELY, perform login with your myNYIT / NYIT e-mail username + password. (Login NOT required from ON CAMPUS.)

ASTRONOMY & GENERAL SPACE SCIENCE / E-books
924 Elementary Problems and Answers in Solar
System Astronomy
James Alfred Van Allen
The Amateur Astronomer Shawn Carlson
Astronomy on Trial:  A Devastating and Complete
Repudiation of the Big Bang Fiasco
Roy C. Martin
A Dictionary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath
Extent of the Universe Simon Newcomb
Galileo's Planet:  Observing Jupiter before
Photography
Thomas A. Hockey
An Introduction to Black Holes, Information, and
the String Theory Revolution:  The Holographic
Universe
Leonard Susskind
The Moon Book:  Fascinating Facts about the
Magnificent, Mysterious Moon
Kim Long
On the Heavens Aristotle
Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest J. McKim Malville
U.S. Astronomy and Astrophysics:  Managing an Integrated Program U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
ASTROBIOLOGY:  Is there life Out There? / E-books
An Astrobiology Strategy for the Exploration of Mars U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
The Limits of Organic Life in Planetary Systems U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
What Does a Martian Look Like? The Science of
Extraterrestrial Life
Jack Cohen
MARS / E-books
An Astrobiology Strategy for the Exploration of Mars U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
Mars Percival Lowell
The Quarantine and Certification of Martian Samples U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
Safe on Mars:  Precursor Measurements to Support Human Operations on the Martian Surface U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
What Does a Martian Look Like? The Science of
Extraterrestrial Life
Jack Cohen
HUMAN SPACE TRAVEL / E-books
The Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
Space Physiology Jay Buckey
Upgrading the Space Shuttle U.S. Nat'l. Research Council
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