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Cosmology on Trial: Cracking the Cosmic Code
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
A great summary study of the relevant details regarding modern cosmology without complex jargon. The author's approach is "Just the facts please, show me the evidence." The Big Bang, Gravity, Quantum Mechanics, and General Relativity are on trial and their apologists go to the witness stand. Will they survive the cross-examinations? A profound eye-opener of inconsistencies taught as "scientific".
NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) Reports - Research into Polar Water, Dust and Atmosphere, Moon Origin and Evolution, Astrophysics, Training and Outreach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three reports provide information on the activities of the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), founded in March 2008. The Institute is based on the premise that exploration and planetary science are fundamentally intertwined.
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication, History of SETI, Astrobiology, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Space Aliens, Primer on Cosmology, Search for Radio Messages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This comprehensive ebook compilation reproduces NASA documents and Congressional testimony about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and cosmology.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.
Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does the universe work?
The Case for Space Solar Power
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 150,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book makes the case for Space Solar Power; recounting the history of this fascinating concept and summarizing the many different ways in which it might be accomplished.
Ancient Alien Empire Megalithia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Ancient Aliens ruled a worldwide empire, Megalithia, at the dawn of civilization. Who were these aliens? Why were they here? This is the first book to take all the information on Ancient Aliens, put it together, and find answers. Were aliens responsible for the Great Flood? Was the Younger Dryas "Big Freeze" a nuclear winter? The answers lie in Ancient Alien Empire Megalithia, an in-depth book!
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Uncover the mysteries of space weather and solar activity, and learn about the practical consequences on human activity from astronaut safety to power grid blackouts with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The sixteen parts of this massive, thousand-page compilation report on every aspect of the vital role of the sun and space weather.
The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space: A Guide to the Sun-Earth System - Comprehensive Information on the Effects of Space Weather on Human Life, Climate, Spacecraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This beautifully written work by one of America's top solar experts provides an easy-to-read yet thorough guide to our Sun and its impact on planet Earth. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the Sun and space weather.
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.
NASA Space Technology Report: Heliophysics - The New Science of the Sun-Solar System Connection, Recommended Roadmap for Science and Technology 2005-2035
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Heliophysics is the comprehensive new term for the science of the Sun-Solar System Connection; exploration, discovery, and understanding of our space environment; system science that unites all of the linked phenomena in the region of the cosmos influenced by a star like our Sun.
NASA Space Technology Report: Lunar and Planetary Bases, Habitats, and Colonies, Special Bibliography Including Mars Settlements, Materials, Life Support, Logistics, Robotic Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a special bibliography from the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program which Includes the design and construction of lunar and Mars bases, habitats, and settlements; construction materials and equipment; life support systems; base operations and logistics; thermal management and power systems; and robotic systems; abstracts are included.
Reinventing the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This book looks at various assumptions which have been made by astronomers over the years and finds many wrong. We find that the Universe is probably not expanding, as most astronomers believe, and there was not a Big Bang. We also find that many, or even most, of the star and galaxy images are mirages - optical illusions due to bending of light by gravity. We also find that quasars are nearby.
Mistery of Universe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Try to penetrate the mystery of the Universe is the greatest challenge to the limits of human thought. The progress of scientific knowledge in the field of cosmology and astronomy, puts today available to the reader the basic tools for self-reflection to reach a new awareness of the profound meaning of existence and life.
Our Universal Cycle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,970. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The Wonderful immensity of the Universe has always fascinated the human mind. The progress of knowledge around the bodies that fill the sky has marked the key stages of its evolution. We will look at theories of origin of the universe and the celestial bodies that comprise it,including Earth and development of life,from beginning to end, as part of our universal Cycle.
Il Mistero dell'Universo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 3, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Da sempre il Mistero dell’Universo e della Vita ha affascinato la mente dell’uomo. Il progredire della conoscenza intorno ai corpi che costellano la volta celeste ha scandito le tappe salienti della sua evoluzione. Il complesso di conoscenze di cui oggi disponiamo ha aperto le porte ad interrogativi che sembrano superare i limiti della comprensione umana.
Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project - Comprehensive History of the Epic Exploration of Jupiter and its Moons, Io, Europa, Callisto, Failures and Triumphs (NASA SP-2007-4231)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the epic Galileo probe of Jupiter and its moons, recounting the difficult path to launch, the change in Shuttle upper stages after the Challenger accident, the high gain antenna and tape recorder anomalies, and the enormous scientific success of the mission.
Uplink - Downlink: A History of the Deep Space Network 1957-1997, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini Eras, DSN as a Scientific Instrument (NASA SP-2001-4227)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN), the network of antennas communicating with interplanetary probes including the eras of the Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini spacecraft.
To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy - A Comprehensive History of Radar Observations of Venus, Mars, Comets, Asteroids, the Magellan Mission, Arecibo Observatory (NASA SP-4218)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive scientific and management history of planetary radar astronomy, with the story of radar observations from Earth of Mars, Venus, comets, and asteroids, as well as the successful mission of Magellan to map Venus.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1997 Missions, STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, STS-87
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.