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The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
2015 Complete Guide to Pollinator Health: Honey Bees, Monarch Butterflies, New Strategies for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), Varroa Mite, Pesticides, Domestic and Global, Federal Land Practices
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This comprehensive compilation of official government documents, updated in 2015, provides complete coverage of the threat to pollinator health and the actions of the federal government to address the problem.
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
Shooting the Moon: How NASA Found Water on the Moon, the LCROSS Mission - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite - Managing Success, Bad Day, Lunacy, Stakeholders, Having a Lasting Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA document by the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) project manager, Daniel Andrews.
The X-43A Flight Research Program: Lessons Learned on the Road to Mach 10 - Hyper-X (HXRV), Hypersonic Scramjet, National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), HySTP, Dan Goldin, Fullerton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report provides a comprehensive history of the X-43A Hyper-X (Hypersonic Experiment) program.
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
L’édition 2014 de La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture propose une analyse de plusieurs thèmes importants, notamment le rôle de l’aquaculture dans l’amélioration de la nutrition et la question de la réduction des pratiques préjudiciables et des mauvaises pratiques de gestion qui menacent la durabilité du secteur de la pêche.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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Albert Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a mathematical theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future and he receives a reply.
Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center - Mississippi Test Facility, Apollo Program, Saturn V, Space Shuttle STS Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), Challenger Accident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of NASA's rocket engine test facility, the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The Rise and Fall of Dyna-Soar: A History of Air Force Hypersonic R&D, 1944-1963 - Pathfinding Effort to Develop a Transatmospheric Boost Glider and Spaceplane, Manned Military Space Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Bioinstrumentation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biophysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Bioinstrumentation deals with the instrumentation techniques and principles used for measuring physical, physiological, biochemical and biological factors in man or other living organisms. This book provides a comprehensive knowledge about the basic principles and applications of the tools and techniques generally used in biology and also those used in the growing field of molecular biology.
Animal Biotechnology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Animal biotechnology, which is the art and science of producing genetically engineered animals, has advanced in the past few years, and it has now become possible to generate animals with useful novel properties for use in various areas like dairy, biomedicine and so on. This book offers a reasonably comprehensive introduction to the broad and diverse field of animal biotechnology.