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Scientists and Scoundrels by Robert Silverberg
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.
Reconnecting to Reality by Jerry Pitney
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.
¿Eres existoso? La historia y los científicos responden by Ana Cecilia Rodríguez de Romo
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.
Evolution: A Scientifically Guided Thought Experiment: Book One: Evolution by Other Means..? by Maria B. O'Hare
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self-funded project attempting to find a much needed scientifically sound alternative to our current and rather outdated, model of evolutionary thinking.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 Forbidden History of Science by Mike Hockney
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.
FitzRoy by John Gribbin & Mary Gribbin
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.
Nature and Nature's Laws: Themes in Science and Literature by Jack Meadows
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.
The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science by Dennis Goldwater
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 by Calvin Fuller
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.
Культурно-историческая концепция непротиворечия научных и религиозных истин by Наталья Рассадина
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
¡Ellos fueron! by Mauricio-José Schwarz
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.
The Planet-Girded Suns: The Long History of Belief in Exoplanets by Sylvia Engdahl
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.
A Brief History of Physical Science by John Cramer
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.
The Scientist and the Sociopath by Joseph D'Agnese
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents 16 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.
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Flying Saucers by T. M. Wright
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