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Gold Panning and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This collection of five short stories combines both adventure and education suitable for reading with children. Includes “Agate Logs” (a visit to the Petrified Forest), “Gold Panning” (hunting for gold), “It’s a Big Place” (astronomy outing), “Sky Castles” (contemplation of the sky and clouds), and “The Glacier” (understanding the environment).
The Kerry Chronicles - Book One - THE RESPONSE
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Series: The Kerry Chronicles, 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Response launches us into a terrifying biblical prophecy. Set in 2015, it introduces Devin Kerry, a brilliant entomologist who is confronted with an unexplained global uprising of ten thousand trillion enraged ants, bees, and wasps. Swarms devastate cities we are powerless to stop them. Devin discovers the attacks were triggered 30 years ago, thus begins humanity’s greatest battle.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
Complete Guide to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Project - Spacecraft, Instruments and Mirror, Science, Infrared Astronomy, GAO and Independent Review Reports, Congressional Hearings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), currently under construction and planned for launch sometime near 2018, is provided in this unique compilation of official NASA material.
The Old Telescope
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
Trouble in the Triangulum Galaxy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Hale Astro was a telescope the size of Texas. It’s task at the moment was research. They had just happened to focus on a corner of the Triangulum Galaxy. What they found raised more questions than it answered.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
Liberi Sursum Coeli
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A traditional gothic horror story from 18th century England sets up an arena for a wornout village priest and an ambitious astronomer, in the time when western celestial science was young. Old patient christianity is mixed with good intentions and personal ambitions as innocent, less educated community is drawn back to lands they once feared.
Joan Darcy & The 27th Observer, The Telescope of Elsewhere
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Series: Joan Darcy & the 27th Observer, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Joan Darcy awakens in an orphanage, her memory lost. After receiving a toy telescope as a gift Joan could see images of an unknown world. After that eventful moment her life was turned upside down. Suddenly there were people following her. The images from the telescope showed aliens from another world doing the same. What can she not remember that links her to the followers and thelescope?
Anomaly at Fortune Lake
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Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
On a remote lake in Canada, Ashley and Justin seek an off-the-grid lifestyle, while two anomalies merge into one. A distant galaxy exhibits unusual characteristics in Justin's amateur telescope, and something under the lake is stirring. Soon military submarine chaser aircraft from two countries are involved, and so are astronomers from around the world. It's a race to understand the anomaly.