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The Planet-Girded Suns: The History of Human Thought About Extrasolar Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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.
Antidisestablishmentarianism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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The Bible is a Book of Science Secular Humanism is a Religion of Mythology Antidisestablishmentarianism As the title of a book it is a little cumbersome, a little intimidating, except that it's absolutely essential to the discussion of Secular Humanism as America's Established religion and how we can disestablish it.
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Flying Saucers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and 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
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.
The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 Scientist and the Sociopath
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents 17 remarkable nonfiction stories, some of real-life scientists tackling theories and discoveries that will change our world, others of laymen grappling with some aspect of science in their lives. Culled from the author’s reporting for magazines such as Discover, Wired and Seed, these tales are presented together for the first time.
Bad Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and 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!
21st Century Essential Guide to the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Historic Scientific Accomplishments and Pioneering Science from Astronomy and Space to Robotics and Computer Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This ebook presents a compilation of authoritative documents providing an excellent, up-to-date overview of the research work of one of America's top research organizations, the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). NRL has been involved in many historic scientific achievements, including gamma-ray radiography, radar, radio propagation, nuclear subs, spacecraft, and much more.
What Is Science?
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Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Truth. Objectivity. Honesty. Evidence, eyewitness testimony, and step-by-step use of the scientific method is not just the domain of the secular humanist.
What Is Secular Humanism?
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Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Культурно-историческая концепция непротиворечия научных и религиозных истин
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 180,090. Language: Russian. Published: November 1, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Вселенная, писал Г.Лейбниц, это океан, так что малейшее движение в нем отзывается на самом отдаленном расстоянии. В бесконечной «паутине» отношений и связей – жизнь мира. Развитие мира есть необратимое, определенное направленное и закономерное изменение материальных и идеальных объектов, приводящее к возникновению нового качества. В основе развития мира лежат не случайные, но те проистекающие из с
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1994 Missions, STS-60, STS-62, STS-59, STS-65, STS-64, STS-68, STS-66
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1994: STS-60, STS-62, STS-59, STS-65, STS-64, STS-68, and STS-66. 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1992 Missions, STS-42, STS-45, STS-49, STS-50, STS-46, STS-47, STS-52, STS-53
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1992: STS-42, STS-45, STS-49, STS-50, STS-46, STS-47, STS-52, and STS-53. 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.
Psychanalyse Plurielle
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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.
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)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
The Family Book
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Series: Ringing Cedars of Russia, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
"THE FAMILY BOOK", the sixth book of the Series, describes another visit by the author to Anastasia's glade in the Siberian taiga and his conversations with his growing son, which cause him to take a new look at education, science, history, family and Nature.
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1993 Missions, STS-54, STS-56, STS-55, STS-57, STS-51, STS-58, STS-61
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1993: STS-54, STS-56, STS-55, STS-57, STS-51, STS-58, and STS-61. 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1998 Missions, STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, STS-88
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1998: STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, and STS-88. 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.