Books tagged: solar system

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Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009 by FTL Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In 1977, NASA launched the space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 to explore Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. This book tells of what was known about those planets and their moons before the Voyager missions, as well as what Voyager discovered about those planets and their moons. This book is written for the middle-grade reader, and can be enjoyed by readers age 12 and up.
The Sidewalk Solar System
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
For elementary and middle school level children, this is an activity for making a model of the solar system that is to scale using only chalk and a long stretch of sidewalk. It is fun for the entire class, helps children think in terms of models, and helps them learn about the planets.
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
Cubeworld
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An adventure in solid geometry wherein our spherical planet is reformed into a cube, engendering many odd effects -- rain falls at an angle, the oceans gravitate to the centers of the sides, and unexpected pyramidical forces send Cubeworld on a hairraising journey through the solar system. If you liked Flatland, you'll like Cubeworld.
Inbound to Earth
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Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tannon Bessimer is an amateur astronomer who has discovered an object that is inbound to our solar system. And it’s getting the world's attention. The final destination is unknown, but if earth is the UFO's target, communication is the key. But the object is silent – until Tannon becomes the unexpected contact.
Flight of the Thunderheart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Three young people stumble across a glorious treasure that will change their lives forever, and take them on an adventure more exciting -- and dangerous -- than their wildest imaginings: to the planets, to the stars, and far beyond.
The Time Traveler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Due to coma after a near death war trauma, Frank ends up in a laboratory where his life is extended for centuries. Traveling through time he experiences the changes in science, through which he comes to a life changing experience. A time where evolution and creation meet. Only to find that humanity missed the boat on a life threatening issue
Harmony's Passing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
While the Earth wonders at the spectacular aurora that suddenly appears, a single physicist struggles to understand why every satellite in orbit has just moved. Only after exhausting work does he realize; he has witnessed a wandering black hole, it could undo the very structure of the Solar System itself. But when? What damage will it do before it meets its own end?
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
These instructions describe how to build a passive solar hot water collector using your existing hot water heater. This solar collector uses no pumps or additional electricity to operate and assembled without pipe bending. The instructions include a complete materials list with prices and part numbers from a large well known hardware store. An advanced project requiring soldering skills.
Doodling
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Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.