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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.
Fizzyx for Fun, Exploring Physics through Experiment & Creative Play
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Physics
Can Newtonian Physics be fun? Of course! By sequentially breaking down the basic concepts into easy bits with cartoons, amusing illustrations, little stories, stimulating experiments, and creative activities, Fizzyx for Fun is an attempt to replace intimidation with confidence and enjoyment, perhaps even to give a glimpse of the beauty of Physics!
The Pros and Cons of Plumbing
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Love starts out as perfect plumbing. All pipes slanting slightly earthward. Gravity does most of the work. There are no scratches. There is nothing wrong with the world. All is up to code.
Life On Aqua - The Astronomer's Cipher
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Series: VITA Cycle, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,960. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Will is a bright but reserved ninth-grader until he meets Pikabo, the new girl. They find a notebook with coded secrets explaining Will’s powers; He’s not from Aqua, but an alternate world named Earth. But an evil foe has sinister plans and powers of his own. Will and Pikabo must decipher clues and uncover mysteries to save their loved ones and Aqua. They can't do it alone, but who can they trust?
The Crucible
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This is a fiction story about a metallurgist who builds a foundry in Germany using leading-edge technology.
Green State Dynamics
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Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This book is a theory of everything and it is based on a very simple concept. Everything from atoms to gravitation, psychology, economics and sociology to name a few are all easily explained in terms of equilibrium and disequilibrium. This book is about how re-examining the use of the word "force" and "disorder" can solve the biggest problems in the sciences and social sciences today.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Unified Field Theory: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Natural forces explained by pushing forces in nature, excluding innate attraction as an attribute of matter. The science of Newton and Einstein critiqued and dismissed for the most part. Gravity, magnetism and nuclear forces dealt with. New avenues for invention and discovery are discussed. The concept of harmonic transformation opens up scientific wonders and the music of the spheres is expanded.
Special Relativity: A Concise Guide for Beginners
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
This book is based upon a PowerPoint presentation that I gave, to convey the remarkable theory of Special Relativity. Most of the explanation is given in terms of diagrams and simple descriptions, without much recourse to mathematics. It also acts as a prequel to my following book which deals with General Relativity
General Relativity: A concise guide for beginners
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
This book is the second in a series dealing with Einstein’s theory of relativity, the first of these being “Special Relativity: A concise guide for beginners”. Both these books have been adapted from PowerPoint slides that were used for a short course of lectures on relativity. Addition text has been added so as to clarify and expand upon some of the contents of the original slides.