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Hyperspatial Jump Drive for Dummies
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This newly revised essay clarifies the theoretical basis of hyperspatial jump drive for those with limited understanding of math, physics, and galactic history. Details on the actual operation, capabilities, and limitations of hyperspatial starships (or “jump ships”) in the Galactic Era are not included; nor are galactic navigation charts, wormhole coordinates, or batteries.
Micah
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 380,420. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Book two of the Darkmatter trilogy, an exciting continuation of the story that began in Mindweb. By outward appearances Micah appears to be a normal teenage girl. Those who know her know she is different, but they don't know how different. With an uncanny intelligence and in-sight, she challenges all around her.
Life Probe
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Series: Makers, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Makers searched for the secret to faster-than-light travel for 100,000 years. Their chosen instruments were the Life Probes, which they launched in every direction to seek out advanced civilizations among the stars. One such machine searching for intelligent life encounters 21st century Earth. It isn’t sure that it has found any...
Procyon's Promise
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Series: Makers, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Three hundred years after humanity made its deal with the Life Probe to search out the secret of faster-than-light travel, the descendants of the original expedition return to Earth in a starship. They find a world that has forgotten the ancient contract. No matter. The colonists have overcome greater obstacles in their single-minded drive to redeem a promise made before any of them were born...
The Dragonfly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Darien makes a discovery that radically alters his entire understanding of humanity, while something strange is happening in the past.
Knight Moves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Philip K Dick Award-nominated novel. Eight hundred years ago Doran Falkner gave humanity the stars, and he now lives with his regrets on a depopulated Earth among tumbledown ruins and ancient dreams brought to life by modern technology. Word now comes that alien life has been discovered, life so strange and impossible that the revelation of its secrets could change everything . . .
Singularity Deferred
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mitchel Creek is an average guy with a wife, a young daughter, and a simple life. Until he awakens aboard a spacecraft 400 years in the future, alone... except for the dead body stuffed in a crate. To find answers to why he's suddenly where and when he finds himself, and a way back home, he's forced to team up with radicals and pirates, and a woman who forces him to question everything he knows.
Ignorance of the Law
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When a pack of backwoods local yokels begin to lumber toward civilized space in their slapped-together warp speed jalopy, a working-Joe cop has to take action. He soon finds himself in the eternal dilemma of the policeman on the beat: how to strike a balance between justice and enforcing the letter of the law?
Evolving Faster Than Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
SHORT STORY: Steven Murray has just propelled humanity into a new age with his development of the Faster than Light drive. Now with everyone wanting what he has all Steven wants to do is travel the skies. Steven must now adapt or die in a universe that doesn't appreciate his contribution.
Reinventing the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This book looks at various assumptions which have been made by astronomers over the years and finds many wrong. We find that the Universe is probably not expanding, as most astronomers believe, and there was not a Big Bang. We also find that many, or even most, of the star and galaxy images are mirages - optical illusions due to bending of light by gravity. We also find that quasars are nearby.