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Book Recommendations

In this group effort from Astronomy Club students, we will be taking you through some recommendations from the book-readers in the Astronomy Club.

Special thank you to the book recommenders; Michael Lynch, Alan Martinez, Daniel Barringer... You?


Recommendations from Michael Lynch:

The Martian - Andy Weir

The story of a man stranded on Mars and must use his big brains to survive until a rescue mission can be orchestrated

Shop Class for Soulcraft - Mathew Crawford

A short read about the value of hands-on work.

Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Polland

Great read for any foodies out there.

Project Hail Mary - Andy Weir

One of Mike's recent favorites. A story of a long shot attempt to save the world with a very exciting twist!

The Way I Heard It - Mike Rowe

Part memoir, part mystery. This is a collection of various stories, the

way it is remembered by Mike.

Artemis - Andy Weir

Another great story from Andy. Takes place on the moon and

addresses income inequality and opportunity.

Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien

The ultimate fantasy novels (in Mike's opinion). Need he say more?


Recommendations by Alan Martinez:

The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) - Katie Mack

For those interested in the theories of the end of the universe, this

book guides the reader through the current hypotheses such as the

Big Crunch, Big Rip, and more. Personally have not read this,

but have heard fantastic things!

Ignition! - John D. Clark

An informal history of liquid rocket propellants. This book is great if

you are interested in history, chemistry, or just rocket propulsion in



Recommendations from Daniel Barringer:

Three Body Problem - Liu Cixin


Have any more recommendations? Let us know!


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