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Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.
NASA Astrophysics Missions: Reviews of Operating Missions - Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-ray Observatory, Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope, Kepler, Planck, Suzaku, Swift, Spitzer, XMM-Newton
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is a compilation of the reports of the NASA Senior Review Committee (SRC) for 2012, 2010, and 2008 evaluating the scientific productivity of major astrophysics missions with recommendations for continued funding.
2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Boxing Day Tsunami
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
December 26, 2004 will always be remembered by the devastation caused by one of the largest earthquakes known to man. The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami is revisited in captivating, understandable detail with illustrations. The impact of the tsunami on the environment and economy (fishing and tourism) and recovery are discussed.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
The Teton Range Formation in the Rocky Mountains of North America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book describes the land and water formations that became the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. Photographs and references included.
Horse Crucified and Risen
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Captured Planet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Truth House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Is our planet an intruder from another solar system? Captured Planet is an unusual proposal on the origin of the earth. The author’s theory, first developed in 2003, was recently substantiated through NASA's findings in June 2011 on their 2004 Genesis mission."The implication is that we did not form out of the same solar nebula materials that created the sun - just how and why..."
Anatomy and Physiology Questions: Tissues
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
This is a collection of multiple choice and true/false questions on tissues. Topics covered include major tissue types, cell junctions, epithelial tissue, connective tissue, muscle tissue and nerve tissue. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology or Principles of Biology courses.
The Singularity Files (Audiobook & Science Seminars)
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Price: Free! Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Per Aspera Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Singularity Files (Audiobook & Science Seminars) contains links to the complete audiobook of the acclaimed science fiction thriller, Singularity by Bill DeSmedt. Also find herein a series of seminars that delve into the science behind Singularity. This ebook also contains an excerpt of the novel's text, but not the full contents.
Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
Nuclear Matters Handbook, Expanded Edition: Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Plans, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
Newly expanded and revised for this 2011 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Environmental Issues for Real
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Environmental Issues for Real by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield takes a fresh look at what we believe are our environmental challenges. Read something different about how we might look at our world.
Fall Fever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by AniLibre. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A humorous and entertaining narration of a long career as a teacher of high school sophomores. “Mister Trump” taught biology for 41 years – interrupted only by two years in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War. If his students had known that he was journaling his teaching experiences perhaps they might have been more careful of their antics. But then we wouldn’t have as many funny stories.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
2012 U.S. Intelligence Community Threat Assessment on Global Water Security - Shortages, Floods, National Security Impact, Nile, Tigris-Euphrates, Mekong, Jordan, Indus, Brahmaputra, and Amu Darya
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Hydrology
This report, issued in February 2012 and requested by the Department of State, is designed to answer the question: How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years?
Philame
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
Texte de 1983-1984 déchiffrant la lettre comme chiffrage de forme (au lieu d’arbitraire selon le dogme ancien de la psychanalyse). 1983-1984 text decrypting the letter as encryption of a form (instead of arbitrarily set according to the old dogma of psychoanalysis)
The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities and China's Space Weapons Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the Foreword: (Author) Lt Col Anthony Mastalir has done policy makers a welcome service by exploring the enigma wrapped in a conundrum which is Chinese space policy, focusing on the Chinese kinetic energy antisatellite (KE-ASAT) test of January 2007.
This Incredible Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This book deals with the mysteriously fascinating but unsolved puzzles of all times for all human beings including the intricacies of our wonderful Universe. Written in a simple language that can be read by young and old, this book is sure to make you feel closer to This Incredible Universe.
Discovery - Field Notes of a Naturalist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by AniLibre. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
A lifetime of observations by a skilled naturalist narrated in an often humorous and always entertaining and informative style. Discovery explores the rich natural environment available nearby to almost everyone. You don't have to travel to an exotic location to explore and discover the bounties of nature. You can do it in your own back yard, in a park or in the field at the edge of town.
The Spirits of Birds, Bears, Butterflies and All Those Other Wild Creatures
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This is fourteen true to life nature tales emphasizing animal and bird interactions and communications with humans. The tales are introduced with a short poem about Chickadees and finalized with a poetic tour through the Costa Rican jungle. The book relates how the author became fascinated with animals and birds through family influences and experiences.