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The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.
The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science
Price: Free! Words: 157,330. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
A simple, unified model of nature and of the dimensions of time and space demonstrates how the evolution of our species naturally led to two symmetrical yet seemingly incompatible ways that our ancestors learned to understand nature; religion and science. Each of the stages in the evolution of nature, and of human awareness of nature, of religion, of science, and of language is analyzed in depth.
Reconnecting to Reality
Price: Free! Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
A science layperson's guide to examining the nature of reality by performing a series of easy and simple tests and experiments. This book also focuses on how ancient man first devised some simple tools and basic inventions from materials found readily in nature, which would, in turn, evolve over the eons into the technologies of today.
Sailors of Science
Price: Free! Words: 54,140. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
Short stories about scientist
FitzRoy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments.
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Flying Saucers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
This book, the first ever by T. M. Wright, is an extensive, probing survey of the state of UFO experiences circa the late 1960s. It is a thoughtful, well-written book with photographs. Contents Include: 12 Questions Most Often Asked About Flying Saucers Classic Cases -- Twenty Cases Typical of the UFO Phenomena Explanations Flap Periods Contactees A Summary
Bad Science
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
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2011 Silver Award Winner for Humor in the Independent Publishers Awards! "Bad Science" takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, and secret testing on people. The history of science has been fraught with persecution, fraud,and ignorance on a massive scale, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh about it!
Project Gemini Technology and Operations: A Chronology - Comprehensive Official History of the Pioneering Two-Man Missions Paving the Way for the Apollo Moon Landings (NASA SP-4002)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Gemini, which paved the way for the successful Apollo moon landing program.
Evolution: A Scientifically Guided Thought Experiment: Book One: Evolution by Other Means..?
Price: Free! Words: 78,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book is free. It is an entirely self-funded project attempting to find a much needed scientifically sound alternative to our current and rather outdated, model of evolutionary thinking.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo - Stories of the Engineers Who Made the Moon Landing Possible (NASA SP-4104)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating collection of interviews with engineers involved with the NASA space program and the Apollo moon landing project.
Beyond Reason: Knowledge, Religion and Science in The West
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science
Where did God come from? Where did He go? What did science inherit from religion? Why does any of this matter? Beyond Reason is a plea for tolerance and understanding in the guise of a 3,000 year intellectual history of religion and science, from the Greeks to the geeks. Critics and readers have enjoyed the conversational, non-academic style and the absence of partisan views.
William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leader, Explorer 1, Ranger and Surveyor Lunar Missions for Apollo Preparation, Mars and Venus Probes (NASA SP-2008-4113)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the amazing story of the life and work of Dr. William H. Pickering, leader of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Psychanalyse Plurielle
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
Regroupement en 1990 des arguments et éléments produits à partir de 1985 assistant l’extension de la psychanalyse à l’écologie (passage de la psychanalyse de ‘singulariste’ à ‘plurielle’). La conception de l’Environnement gagne des apports de la notion d’Inconscient – la subjectivation narcissique devient subjectivité politique.
Nature and Nature's Laws: Themes in Science and Literature
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
The 'two cultures' debate is half a century old. But the question of how science and literature interact - or fail to do so - goes back to long before that. Reactions to science were already a matter of interest in the seventeenth century. The two cultures' argument emphasized the differences between the scientific and the literary cultures.
Scientists and Scoundrels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2019 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
A good-humorod tour through scientific frauds and how they were exposed.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-1, April 1981 - Young and Crippen Pilot Columbia on the First Space Shuttle Mission - Complete Technical Details of All Aspects of the Historic Flight
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This is the official final mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-1, the first Space Shuttle mission launched in April 1981 with John Young and Robert Crippen. In addition to technical details, this report includes the report of Young and Crippen on the mission. Over 60 orbiter anomalies are discussed.
The Impact of Science on Society - Accomplishments of Science by the Year 2000, Our Future in the Cosmos - Computers and Space, The Legacy of Science, Fascinating Philosophical Concepts, Robotics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this historic legacy by NASA contains essays from three prominent figures, British historian James Burke, ABC TV science editor and reporter Jules Bergman, and scientist and science fiction writer Dr. Isaac Asimov, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1983.
The Planet-Girded Suns: The Long History of Belief in Exoplanets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
From the late 17th century until the end of the 19th, almost all educated people believed that the stars are suns surrounded by inhabited planets. This book, first published by Atheneum in 1974 and now updated to include the scientific knowledge gained during the past 40 years, tells the story of the rise, fall, and eventual renewal of widespread conviction that we are not alone in the universe.
¡Ellos fueron!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
Ellos fueron algunos científicos muy conocidos, y otros que sin llegar a ser famosos han sido influencias poderosas en el avance de distintas disciplinas. 50 hombres y mujeres que investigaron el universo con la ciencia y hallaron las respuestas que dan forma a nuestra vida cotidiana, nuestro conocimiento, nuestro bienestar, nuestra salud y nuestro futuro.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1997 Missions, STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, STS-87
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1997: STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, and STS-87. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.