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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.
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
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.
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self-funded project attempting to find a much needed scientifically sound alternative to our current and rather outdated, model of evolutionary thinking.
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.
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.
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.
The Forbidden History of Science
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
In this book, we are going to do something remarkable. We will show you how easily science could have taken an entirely different route from the one it did take. Science need not be scientific empiricism and materialism. It could be scientific rationalism and idealism.
¡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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. 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 - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1994 Missions, STS-60, STS-62, STS-59, STS-65, STS-64, STS-68, STS-66
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 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 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.
On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet 1958-1978 (NASA SP-4212) - Comprehensive Official History of the Viking Program and Man's First Successful Landing on Mars, Voyager and Mariner Programs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 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 and insightful account of America's Mars exploration program in the early days of the space program, culminating in the successful Viking landings in 1976.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
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.
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.

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