Books tagged: relativity

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Planet Killers
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2009 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone tried to destroy the Earth. They nearly succeeded, just missing and shattering our Moon. Huge fragments hit the Earth. Millions died. Four surviving starships were converted from exploration to military use, and sent out on a journey taking them farther into the galaxy than any humans had ever gone before. The goal: find the race that tried to destroy them. The mission: revenge.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
No Time Like The Present
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,010. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 500 years time travel will be possible. The technology will exist and travel into the future described by Stephen Hawking will occur. It’s a perfect escape from a troubled past or a disappointing present. It’s a place where miraculous cures and advanced technology create a life of ease and leisure - unless of course everybody decides to go.
The Island
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Price: Free! Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The island was to be a retreat from the world where an aging man could contemplate on his life and the reality of his existence. He had spent much time studying the complexities of modern science and its implications for philosophy and now was the time to synthesize. But real life drama intervenes as he realizes that he cannot simply escape the desires and threats of island life.
Time, emiT, and Time Again
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hard science fiction written to stimulate your mind without forgetting you have a heart. - In this collection of short stories and essays, each piece begins with an idea about time & an idea about love, then follow to see where they lead. Frozen time, time that flows back & forth, time modified by relativity, unrequited love, unexpected love, unconditional love, buying time, lost time & lost love.
Exile, 1946
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Having been exiled from Germany in 1933, Albert Einstein returns secretly after the war to visit his old home in Caputh, Germany. But in the course of the visit, Einstein, despite having bent time and stretched space, finds himself dispossessed of his own identity. In a most extraordinary way he is placed in exile again – but from himself.
Conversations With Grasshopper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by TumbleBrush Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
In this provocative parable, a wise grasshopper conveys to an innocent, emerging life form (an amoeba) the history of humanity's grand development and disastrous self-destruction. This riveting tale illuminates the path taken by human civilization, showing us how to alter our course to create a more sustainable future for all.
How Einstein Ruined Physics: Motion, Symmetry, and Revolution in Science
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This book explains relativity, how it was discovered, and how it fits into a long history of trying to understand motion and symmetry. Einstein’s role is badly misunderstood, and the physicist's goal of an Einsteinian revolution is not worthwhile.
E≠mc2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This is an engaging book ready to take you on an afternoon voyage through the cosmos. You help with experiments and learn some of the processes that go into making up scientific hypotheses on relativity, the speed of light and other light matters. Some humor is interjected to soften the dryness of the subject matter. Delightful illustrations will welcome you along for the fun.
People Like You
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Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Screenplays » History
This is the story of how an alcoholic lesbian woman created history by making Alcoholic Anonymous a household word. This is the nuts and bolts of how Alcoholics Anonymous gained recognition and support of the Medical Community. Mrs Marty Mann single handely elevated Alcoholism from bad behavior to a public health issue.Alcoholics and GLBT persons will want to read it.