Books by Michael D. Lemonick

MIRROR EARTH by Michael D. Lemonick
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A solid overview of the cutting edge of astronomy and of the new breed of astronomers who are exploring it."
The discovery of planets beyond our solar system has become almost commonplace. Veteran Time science writer Lemonick (Echo of the Big Bang, 2003, etc.) looks at the scientists who carry out the search. Read full book review >
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A rewarding account of two scientists who not only made great discoveries but enjoyed world recognition during their long, eventful lives."
Richly detailed biography of the man who discovered the planet Uranus and partnered with his sister to lay the foundations of modern astronomy. Read full book review >
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: May 1, 1998

The senior science writer for Time summarizes current scientific evidence for the presence of life beyond Earth. Read full book review >

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: May 1, 1993

A reader-friendly survey of the current state of astrophysics and cosmology, weaving together up-to-the-minute observations, the most recent theories, and profiles of the major figures in the field—along with enough rudimentary background to make it all comprehensible to an intelligent lay reader willing to invest some effort. Only 50 years have passed since Edwin Hubble proved the existence of galaxies beyond the Milky Way, and only 25 since the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation pointed to the Big Bang. Read full book review >