Books by Donald Goldsmith

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

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. The fuss is over ALH 84001—the first meteorite discovered in the Allan Hills of Antarctica in 1984. Read full book review >

THE ASTRONOMERS by Donald Goldsmith
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: April 15, 1991

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. As in his earlier work (Supernova!, 1989; Nemesis, 1985), Goldsmith goes light on the math, heavy on the human interest-a dandy approach for the vast science-illiterate general audience. Read full book review >