Books by Donald Goldsmith

ORIGINS by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"An accessible and extremely well written exploration of the deep waters of cosmology, astrophysics, and exobiology. "
Companion volume to a PBS Nova special takes a look at the origins of life, the universe, and everything. Read full book review >
THE HUNT FOR LIFE ON MARS by Donald Goldsmith
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Feb. 10, 1997

"His book will have a short but vigorous life, the best account available until new ones supersede it. (15 b&w photos, not seen) (First printing of 40,000; Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club selection)"
 Goldsmith (who edited the 1991 PBS series on astronomy and wrote its companion volume, The Astronomers) reports on the biggest science story of 1996: NASA's claim to have discovered that life once existed on Mars. Read full book review >
THE ASTRONOMERS by Donald Goldsmith
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: April 15, 1991

"A fine introduction to modern astronomy, just in time for next summer's spectacular solar eclipse."
 Goldsmith brings the stars into crystal-clear focus in this down-to-earth companion volume to the PBS T.V. series, for which he served as editor and co-author. Read full book review >