Space & Flight

  • Big Bang Machine Explore the deepest mysteries of the early universe and the quest to find the Higgs Boson. Airing January 14 at 9 pm

  • Preserving the Astronomical Past Are century-old, original images of the cosmos worth saving in an era of digitized astronomy? Learn why some experts think so.

  • Is There Life on Mars? The decades-long search for life on the Red Planet heats up with the discovery of frozen water. Watch the program.

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Books

  • Cosmos

    by Carl Sagan

  • The Universe in a Nutshell

    by Stephen Hawking

  • Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic History

    by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith

  • Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle

    by Michael Benson

  • Orbit

    by Jay Apt

  • Distant Worlds: Milestones in Planetary Exploration

    by Peter Bond

  • A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet

    by Andrew Chaikin

  • Are We Alone? The Philosophical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life

    by Paul Davies

  • Aviation: The Early Years

    by Peter Almond

  • Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight

    by Paul Hoffman

  • The Wright Brothers and The Invention of the Aerial Age

    by Tom D. Crouch and Peter L. Jakab

  • The Art of Flying

    by Robert N. Buck

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