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Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program - NASA Apollo Moon Landing Preparations, Boeing and Kodak Photo System, Problems with the Spacecraft, Great Lunar Exploration Achievements
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: June 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 excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the 1960s leading to America's Apollo moon landing.
Megastructures: Science And Speculation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The human race has always dreamed big. But how far can technology go? How big can our machines get? In MEGASTRUCTURES: SCIENCE AND SPECULATION examines future technology concepts of the immensely big, as imagined by scientists, engineers, and writers. From supertall skyscrapers to space colonies to machines that can move entire stars, each idea is fully explained in fascinating detail.
Tsunami
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
This publication discusses the anatomy of a Tsunami, briefly describing the onset from the perspective of a witness, through the history of previous destructive waves, how they develop and then how they are detected and potential methods of preventing destruction on the shoreline by use of energy transfer systems.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Pig Tales and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Ever since I was a child I had dreamed of having a hobby farm. Finally when I was 46 years old I achieved my dream. I bought 15 acres of raw forested land in the Canadian West Coast Rain Forest and began to clear it using pigs. "Pig Tales" is a collection of short stories about my farm, with a mama bear sharing the property and various other wild animals wandering in and out as the whim took them.
Harlow Shapley - Biography of an Astronomer: The Man Who Measured the Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Harlow Shapley was an astronomer, humanitarian, and public figure in his day. Born in the hills of the Ozarks in Missouri he went on to become the Director of the Harvard College Observatory and discovered our place in the Galaxy. Because of the painstaking work of this tireless American astronomer, we were given a clearer picture of our place in the Universe.
Twenty-eight Tiny Paws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
We found seven orphaned fox pups in our backyard, back in 2005, and I want to share my memories of them with people who love and respect animals. Watching these magnificent wild animals as they grew, played, learned and fought for leadership, was a wonderful experience. They demonstrated their wild instincts as well as their love and compassion for one another. They will always be in our memories
Raising and Milking Goats: A Quick Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Raising goats has become as popular as backyard chickens. Many want to delve into the realm of goat ownership but are unsure where to start and what all it entails. With this book you will learn about: • The basics • Vocabulary • Truth behind the myths • Purchasing your goat/goats • Costs • Milk production • Raising kids • Feeding • Pregnancy and new born care • Milking basics
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.
Prism Lasers
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Monochromators running off huge prisms powered by parabolic solar reflectors to produce a broad spectrum of coherent light. Suggest bundled wavelength fibers for maximum power throughput. Posit light capacitors to store light at night, maybe space based light beamed down at night. Also suggest lighting and some power options. A few digs taken at Nikola Tesla.
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.
Illustrated Nephrology Plus Acid-Base Disorders
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Nephrology Plus Acid-Base Disorders Illustrated Slides (Med-Learn)
Ebola Outbreak Survival Guide: The Basics
Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
This part of the Ebola survival guide will help you better understand exactly what Ebola really is. The biggest problem is that many people had only heard of the disease in passing up until recently and as a result, the overwhelming part of the general population is not fully aware of what the disease is or why it exists.
Illustrated Endocrinology Plus Diabetes Mellitus
Price: $12.00 USD. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Illustrated Endocrinology Plus Diabetes Mellitus Slides
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Radioactivity. Most people have used the word, but how many really understand what it means? This book explains, in simple terms, what radioactivity is. The book was intended originally for students, but mature readers may find its concise approach appealing. It is most appropriate for those who are curious but have very limited background in science.
The Little Rad Book, Cesium-137, Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Even though radiation is invisible, it’s damage is very real. Scientific research proves that radioactive isotopes, such as cesium-137 are accumulating in the foundation of the Pacific Ocean's food chain. They are concentrating and moving up the food chain, which spells disaster for the Pacific and Arctic marine and mammal populations, as well as the world’s human population.
Illustrated ECG (Fast Review)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Illustrated ECG Fast Review Slides by Dr Tarek Abdelhamid M.D.
H.A.A.R.P.
You set the price! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
When our summers and winters seem to be changing, relax, they are! Our government is in control and they know what they're doing. You have nothing to fear but fear itself. It is your imagination when you see white streaks across your sky that just spread and hang there. It has nothing to do with drought, torrents of rain with flooding, and the auction chant as farms go out of business.
कुत्ते नस्लों के विश्वकोश
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: Hindi. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
कुत्ते नस्लों के विश्वकोश दुनिया भर से फ़ोटो और नस्लों का विवरण भी शामिल है। प्रत्येक नस्ल की पृष्ठभूमि में विस्तृत है - अपने मूल, विकास, विशेषताओं और, काम करने का जहां लागू हो, मोड। नस्ल के मानकों प्रत्येक नस्ल की देखभाल के लिए देखभाल युक्तियाँ के रूप में भी दिया जाता है।
107 Tips for the Marine Reef Aquarium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
GET THE ADVICE, WITHOUT THE LECTURES Whether you already have a reef aquarium or simply dream of starting one, the 107 tips in this book will save you time and money and give you the confidence to achieve the success you desire. Chapters include: -Starting out -Save some money -Dealing with problems -Picking livestock