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Precambrian Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The Precambrian is the oldest era of Earth's history, and, of its origins (4 billion and 500 million years ago), the appearance of the first invertebrates with exoskeletons (542 million years ago). In this long period of time, the planet, newly formed, was affected by cosmic events and geological shocking that border on the limits of imagination.
Geheimen van de regenboog
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: Dutch. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Hoe ontstaat de regenboog? Waarom is de kleurenvolgorde van de tweede regenboog tegengesteld aan die van de eerste? Is er ook een derde boog? Wat zijn overtallige regenbogen? Al dit soort vragen worden besproken in begrijpelijke taal. De uitleg wordt ondersteund met duidelijke plaatjes. Voor de fijnproever zijn er enkele wiskundige berekeningen op middelbare-schoolniveau.
Destiny of Earth
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chaotic Behavior in Systems
Nature teaches that when a species takes precedence over the other, becoming dominant, unchallenged, does nothing but start slowly, toward its decline. Extinction, in other words, serves as a balancing event, from a biological standpoint: that the dominant species to make room for new, more sophisticated expressions of the concept of life.
Roulette - A Winning Strategy
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Winning big is the ultimate dream of every punter. Over time, silver bullets have been claimed and refuted. Reputations forged and lost. Fortunes won and lost. Amongst the fluoro chips, glitzy neon lights, permed-up showgirls and Cuban cigars sits a humble mathematician. Having quietly gone about his roulette strategy for 40 years, now is the time, he decides, to release it to the world.
The Milky Way Galaxy
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The name derives from the greek Galaxias, meaning "milky", used to designate the Greek goddess Era. According to the most recent studies, it seems that the Galaxy is, from a morphological point of view, a barred spiral galaxy, or a galaxy composed of a core crossed by a bar-shaped structure, from which depart the spiral arms , following a logarithmic.
Infinite Galaxies
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Galaxies are huge clusters of stars held together by mutual attraction, so as to constitute a system self-gravitating.The discovery of clusters of galaxies is very important from the cosmological point of view, because it helps you learn more about the value of the density of matter in the cosmos. From this value we can determine the curvature of the Universe and its destiny.
Do Immortal Human Beings Exist?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Do Immortal Human Beings Exist? The answer is a resounding yes. As unbelievable as it sounds, there are now several recorded cases of humans beings who have been able to cheat death and live forever. In this article, we shall explore the lives of these fascinating people who have reached a state of ultimate enlightenment.
Unknowns of Cosmos
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Some scientists have questioned the existence of the blacks holes as they are currently defined and speculated that the heavenly bodies currently identified as holes blacks but only indirectly observed are actually "black stars" without an event horizon. "We have shown that some quantum effects can prevent blacks holes to form, producing instead an object called" Black Star ".
Solar System
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
About five billion years ago the solar system was born and then the star we call the Sun The Sun, with all the bodies that revolve around it, is a system of which only a few years know other examples, but none of these is within the reach of our direct observation. For this reason, the problem of its origin, the evolution and prediction of its future is far more complex and difficult.
Il Nostro Ciclo Universale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,780. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
In questo testo prenderemo in esame le teorie sull’origine dell’Universo e sui corpi celesti che lo compongono. Giunti al nostro pianeta, ci soffermeremo sulla sua formazione e trasformazione attraverso le varie ere geologiche, sulla comparsa ed evoluzione della vita nelle sue molteplici forme. Infine, vedremo quali eventi eclatanti porteranno alla conclusione del nostro ciclo universale.
Mistery of Universe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Try to penetrate the mystery of the Universe is the greatest challenge to the limits of human thought. The progress of scientific knowledge in the field of cosmology and astronomy, puts today available to the reader the basic tools for self-reflection to reach a new awareness of the profound meaning of existence and life.
Our Universal Cycle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,970. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The Wonderful immensity of the Universe has always fascinated the human mind. The progress of knowledge around the bodies that fill the sky has marked the key stages of its evolution. We will look at theories of origin of the universe and the celestial bodies that comprise it,including Earth and development of life,from beginning to end, as part of our universal Cycle.
Life on Earth
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
In this text, after a brief description of the general characteristics of our planet, we focus on its dynamic training through the various geologic eras to arrive, then, the emergence and evolution of life in its many forms, with particular reference to the human species. Finally may try to understand the great events that could lead to the end of life on Earth.
Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont
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Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont is a guide for finding, harvesting, and using plants and fungi for food, medicine, or utility in Vermont. Included are only the most common plants in the state so that it is easy to use.
Understanding Gravity: Newton, Einstein, Verlinde?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
This little book aims to introduce and examine the recent intriguing idea of gravity as an entropic force.
Quantum Physics: From Illusion to Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
This book aims to explain quantum physics to the layman with a famous experiment, the double-slit experiment.
The True Origin of Species
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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New revolutionary paridigm for evolutionary adaptation that replaces darwin. Instead of competitive advantage it proposes a balance in cooperative and competitive traits based on 9 ascending steps in subjective complexity. The theory of bilateral subjective adaptation also proposes that new species are created because of genomic awareness and plasticity responding to extreme ecological stress.
Chasms of Delight
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Organic
Chasms of Delight is rooted in chemist John Mann‘s fascination with psychedelic, narcotic and euphoriant drugs. He sets out a colourful history of their discovery and use, telling the story of mind-altering drugs, their contribution to the work of poets and artists, the iniquities of the drug trade and the popular use of drugs in the 60s and 70s.
The Last Challenge Problem: George Boole's Theory of Probability
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Jason Miller. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
There are some difficulties to overcome in order to convince persons that the subject of this book is worth knowing something about. George Boole's theory of probability has had an extremely bad press for more than 100 years. It has almost universally been considered to be too complicated to understand, too difficult to calculate, and wrong in addition.
Was This Marsupial A Lion – Or A Pouch-Robbing, Meat-Browsing, Cookie-Cutting Koala?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Join us as we reinterpret the natural history of the extinct marsupial lion – the largest-ever predatory marsupial – in a bitingly honest evaluation of its apparently pointless dentition. The fame to be claimed, we suggest, is not that it was a pouched version of a sabre-tooth cat, but that it was an innocent mutilator with a bent to browse on living flesh.