Jerrold Thacker

Books

Bumbling Through Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a series of short vignettes about the eight years an inexperienced middle-aged couple spent on their 37' sailboat Hyperion. For six of those years the boat was their only home as they happily cruised the Caribbean. During the years they cruised and lived on the boat, they encountered many problems and obstacles, some even life-threatening. This book recounts many of these events.
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.

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