Books tagged: science and culture

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A Brief History of Physical Science
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book traces the development of the modern scientific understanding of the physical world. The historical approach allows us to see not only how the content of the physical sciences was formed but also how cultural, philosophical and religious influences and attitudes have played a major role in that development.
Mercy Mission (Tank Science Fiction Series #2)
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Series: Tank, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Russian Mob has called on Tank and his crew for a humanitarian job this time. Tank initially doesn’t want the job, but on hearing he will get the toy he has always dreamed of owning as part of his fee, he eagerly agrees. Everything turns to mush quickly and Tank and his crew find themselves hard pressed by the Canadian Guard. It’s a fight to survive and save the refuges.
Ancient Earth and the First Ancestors: A Cultural and Geological Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this sequel to “Talking Rocks” an earth scientist and an Ojibwe elder travel across Minnesota exploring the ancient rocks that make up a large part of that state. As the geologist brings to life the worlds these rocks created, the elder, through stories, oral history, and science illustrates how his people had an intimate understanding of, and respect for, these ancient rocks.
Dead Land, Character Introductions
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Price: Free! Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Dead Land is an expansive tale of a post-apocalyptic North America in 2250, seen through the lens of a ranging cast of characters, all striving to survive the violence of unleashed man and nature, without losing the last bit of their own humanity.
48 Hours to Chaos: An Engineer Looks at Life and How the World Really Works
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
"48 Hours to Chaos" is a back-to-basics look at everything you could have learned in school and then later in the college of hard knocks. We explore such subjects as science, history, economics, politics, religion, philosophy & government, and fit it all into one book. Don't let the "engineer" part scare you away; we have no weird math or technical jargon. Find out how the world really works.
Signorina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Her aka is Signorina. She's a kidnapper, she's ruthless, she has no identity, and she's terribly good at writing code. Her plan is smart and undetectable.
Realia: E Pluribus Unum
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Realia: E Pluribus Unum. It's not just Science Fiction any more. The God Particle is discovered in 2012 by the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerland, the largest and most expensive Scientific Experiment in history. The governments of the world attempt to exploit the powers of the most fundamental particle and the keystone of the universe, but they are thwarted by a 10 yr old Tibetan Monk.
Breaking the Thought Barrier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Off-the-cuff and Off-the-wall! An eccentric collection of articles, essays, and science-fiction that that’s sure to put a smile on your face and odd ideas in your head. Includes the titles: “Einstein Was Light…er, Right?” (which features a real life UFO sighting), “The Robin Flies Again”...and much more.
Ada Byron: The Divisions
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.
The Return (Enigma of Modern Science & Philosophy)
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Price: Free! Words: 52,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Using a bare narrative format, the reader is taken on a journey through the labyrinths of modern thinking. Here and there a comfortable nook is reached where understanding shines through brilliantly to reveal aspects of life, thought and existence. A richly rewarding read.