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NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
Your Pet’s Peeves: What Your Pet’s Issues Say About You
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Dr. Anastasia Nikolskaya says pet owners who complain about a problematic pet are often surprised to discover they are the basis for the issue. Using fascinating cases and interviews from her practice as an animal psychologist, the book describes problems as: an “animal” issue; a “human” issue; or an issue with both parties. Ultimately, you get a book that betters both your pet and you.
Letters to a Young Math Teacher
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by William R. Parks. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
The authors are Gerald Rising and Ray Patenaude. The publisher is William R. Parks: wrparks.com There are about 12,500 new math teachers who enter school classrooms each year. This is the audience for "Letters to a Young Math Teacher." It is designed to help these young men and women to meet the real world of the school and classroom.
Death to Einstein! 2: Exposing the Fatal Flaws of Both Special and General Relativity
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Price: Free! Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
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In the grand tradition of the previous volume of this devastating series, further arguments against the validity of special relativity are presented. The shortcomings of general relativity are also addressed.
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication, History of SETI, Astrobiology, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Space Aliens, Primer on Cosmology, Search for Radio Messages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This comprehensive ebook compilation reproduces NASA documents and Congressional testimony about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and cosmology.
Feynman Lectures Simplified 1A: Basics of Physics & Newton's Laws
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
Feynman Simplified gives mere mortals access to the fabled Feynman Lectures on Physics. For those who have struggled with the Big Red Books, and for those who were reluctant to take the plunge, Feynman Simplified is for you. Feynman Simplified makes Feynman’s lectures easier to understand without watering down his brilliant insights.
Árboles de México
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Price: Free! Words: 67,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Guía descriptiva de las características de ochenta y ocho especies de arboles nativas de México
.Stopping MS
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
I was diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS and a couple of years later was upgraded to Secondary Progressive. I lost the ability to walk, think correctly, eat properly, hold my urine, sleep, make decisions, and countless other symptoms within 3 short years. The things that classify us as humans were leaving me. Then I met the right people and started my climb back to life as I used to know it.
THE MYTH OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: AMAZING WONDERS OF BIOLOGICAL COMMUNICATION
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Price: Free! Words: 99,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
The sophistication of biological information strategies is mind-boggling and unmatched by our modern information technology. The human body, behaving as a ‘cellular society’, contains about 10,000 billion cells which means our body has 1500 times more cells than there are humans on this planet and one could argue that the information needs of our body should dwarf our social information needs.
The Fourth Northern Climate Zone: Preparing for the Next Age of Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This fascinating book covers everything from climate change to birth control to “generation me.” In concise, yet substantive essays, the author connects the dots between science and social behavior, providing unique insight into the quintessential matters of our time in a way that is captivating and thought provoking for laymen and scientific minds alike.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Full Report) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 416,680. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This full reproduction of the highly publicized report, issued in May 2014, represents the complete Third National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Impacts in the United States. This is a massive document with over 800 pages in the original document.
Sea Turtles of Southwest Florida
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Sea Turtles of Southwest Florida is a book that fits the needs of both the naturalist and the professional biologist. The book introduces previously unpublished information on the history of sea turtle conservation of Florida. A unique series of the author's personal anecdotes are fitted into text boxes at appropriate positions in the easy to read text.
Solving the Puzzle: Researching the Impacts of Climate Change Around the World - Earth, Sky, Sea, Ice, Land, Life, and People Research Highlights, NASA Antarctic Glacier Loss Study
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report from America's National Science Foundation (NSF) outlines recent research on climate change, with dozens of reports of findings on sky, sea, ice, land, life and people.
History of American Weather and Climate Modification: Hurricane Modification Attempts with Project Stormfury, Project Skyfire, Whitetop, Skywater, Cloud Seeding, Hail Suppression, Ionosphere
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Ten unique government reports document the history of attempted weather and climate modification efforts, including Defense Department projections of future programs and a detailed history of Project Stormfury and related hurricane modification trials.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment is the first of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference:Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr.This first volume covers over 92 topics dealing with the chemistry of natural seawater and the management of captive seawater in marine aquariums.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.
Wildland Fire and Aviation Program Management Operations Guide - Wildfire Prevention, Firefighting Equipment, Smokejumpers, Prescribed Burns, Suppression Chemicals, Delivery Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Known as the Blue Book, this guide is a program reference that documents policy for management and operations of the Wildland Fire and Aviation Management Program for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.
The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 129,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Author Talbot writes that ". . . there is evidence to suggest that our world and everything in it. . . are also only ghostly images, projections from a level of reality so beyond our own it is literally beyond both space and time." Hence, the title of his book. Beginning with the work of physicist David Bohm and neurophysiologist Karl Pribram, both of whom independently arrived at holographic theo
Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs is a guide book to the world of unusual edible plants, whether they are old or new, rarely grown or from somewhere far flung. It looks at the history of plant hunters moving these plants around the world, and tells the stories of modern day enthusiasts, showcasing some of the unusual plants you may encounter as you begin your own journey into this intriguing world.