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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.
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.
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.
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.
¡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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
Rockets and People, Volume III: Hot Days of the Cold War - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, ICBMs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Gagarin, Vostok and Soyuz, Lunar Landing (NASA SP-2005-4110)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 310,260. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
In this third volume of the series, Chertok describes the historical launch of the first cosmonaut, Yuriy Gagarin. He also discusses several different aspects of the burgeoning Soviet missile and space programs of the early 1960s, including the development of early ICBMs, reconnaissance satellites, the Cuban missile crisis, the first Soviet communications satellite Molniya-1, and more.
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.
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
A Brief History of Physical Science
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
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: 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1998 Missions, STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, STS-88
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of 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.
Культурно-историческая концепция непротиворечия научных и религиозных истин
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 180,090. Language: Russian. Published: November 1, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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
¿Eres existoso? La historia y los científicos responden
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2018 by Derzeit | Fábrica de Contenidos. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
Todos queremos ser exitosos y todos queremos ser felices; el problema está en lo que entendemos por éxito y felicidad. De manera amena y basada en casos reales de la historia de la medicina, la autora busca entender el éxito y, por tanto, una expresión de la felicidad.
Brief Lives
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Reference
Over the past five centuries, scientific imagination and technological ingenuity have created a deep understanding of the physical world. In a wide-ranging set of closely interrelated brief biographies of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, artists and an economist they give a comprehensive overview of how the modern world emerged.