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Rocket! (an Ell Donsaii story #4)
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Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Rocket!" is the fourth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has rendered her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Rocket!” she works out the enormous potential of the wormholes she discovered in "Lieutenant." Though they only provide small openings through space, the wormholes could prove to be a tremendous boon to humankind.
Dr. Dan the Daredevil Dentist in , The Asteroid
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Dr. Dan is a dentist who also happens to be a daredevil! One day Dan's astronomer friend discovers an asteroid heading for the Earth! Can Dr. Dan stop the asteroid in time?
The Keeper of The Earth
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Could it be any connection between the sudden disease of a young boy and an asteroid approaches the Earth? Sometime could – if the boy is… the keeper of the Earth.
Dinosaur Wars: Blood On The Moon
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Series: Dinosaur Wars, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The heroes of the Dinosaur Wars saga confront their greatest nemesis, the dinosaurian leader Saurgon, in his base on the moon.
Sudden Death of a Star (NaNoWriMo 2011) DRAFT
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Price: Free! Words: 50,950. Language: British English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The crew of a small research ship are witnessing the premature death of a small star, similar in size to Sol. They watch as several ships attempt to escape one of the planets in orbit of that star. Most of the creatures are killed by their inadequate space craft until one better built manages to escape their home world safely.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
Tumble II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 316,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A series of chain reaction natural disasters has culminated in an abnormal seismic catastrophe, dubbed as the Andaman Event by scientists, and it's causing the earth to tumble on its axis. Now mankind struggles for survival as the planet reshapes itself ecologically and geologically with disastrous consequences, threatening the existence of every living thing on its surface.
Drifter
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
Noon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humanity has hitched a ride on a rock, the better to get a close look at the sun. But there is such a thing as TOO close....
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? Are all the dwarf planets out beyond Pluto? What formed the Kuiper Belt? Find out in this book.