Neil F. Comins

Selected Works

Reviews
On the boundary between fiction and nonfiction
Ten more variations to our local astronomical environment that lead to gigantic alteractions to the earth and life upon it. Read reviews at link above.
Ten small variations to our local astronomical environment that lead to gigantic alterations to the earth and life upon it.
Nonfiction, space science
Explores the dangers in space associated with: low gravity, radiation, impacts, atmospheres, surface activity, water, and mental and physical health, among others.
Explores typical misconceptions about astronomy, their origins, how we keep them and fight off changes to our beliefs, and how to replace them.
Textbooks
Premier astronomy textbook written by Neil Comins, used at hundreds of universities around the world and in many high schools.
Concise version of "Discovering the Universe"