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Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
FK Com-Type ‘Platypus Stars’
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
BP Piscium was initially thought to be a young star, but astronomers later concluded that it actually fitted a small group of old stars, the FK Com-type stars. BP Piscium also is thought to have eaten a large planet or a small companion star. In this article it is argued that the FK Com-type stars are in fact white dwarfs that have not yet thrown off their outer gas layers as planetary nebula's.
La estrella Tabby no es amiga de los cometas
Series: ASTRONICS. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
¿Pudieran los datos recabados por el Profesor Schaefer, que muestran un clarísimo descenso del brillo de Tabby, ser la evidencia de la paulatina construcción de una Esfera Dyson alienígena por una civilización avanzada? ¿Una enorme estructura parte del sistema estelar diseñada para captar tanta energía como sea posible de la energía de la estrella?
Mądrzy starożytni
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Tekst popularyzatorski; przywołanie paru faktów, ukazujących starożytnych nie tylko jako mądrych ludzi, ale także, jak się wydaje, jako ludzi bardziej otwartych na „odbiegające od zdrowego rozsądku” koncepcje świata niż ludzie dzisiejsi.
One Hundred One Plus Things About Your Universe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The “One Hundred One Things About Your Universe” eBook is all about knowledgeable and interesting facts of Universe. As we all knew our universe is too much vast, more than our imagination and everything things is of from this universe and in this universe. There are lots of interesting and surprised things and facts that we should know about our universe and increase our knowledge.
Final Jeopardy: Cosmology and The Reality Problem Volume III
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 112,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The current volume explores a variety of topical themes within the general field of cosmology such as: Dark matter, dark energy, black holes, theory of gravity, redshift, plasmas, cosmic microwave background radiation, branes, the Big Bang theory, and the Steady State model.
¿Captó SETI señales de radio alienígenas desde la estrella KIC 8462852?
Series: ASTRONICS. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: Spanish. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
“Bizarro.” “Interesante.” “Tránsito gigantesco” Esas fueron las reacciones de los voluntarios del proyecto Planet Hunters cuando vieron por primera vez el gráfico de la curva de brillo de la estrella KIC 8462852 y de lo que de otra forma fuera aparentemente una estrella como nuestro Sol.
The Star Gazing Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,110. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Joe Sweeney. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Paul I. Casey takes you on a poetic journey of the heavens in this series of articles originally published during the 1990’s in the Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, WA. Covering more than just astronomical events and aerospace endeavors, Paul brings the skies to life not only by infusing celestial objects with their mythical personalities, but also by sharing the origins of their names.
¿Encontrará el Instituto SETI señales de vida inteligente en KIC 8462852? - Descubre porqué sí es posible
Series: ASTRONICS. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Spanish. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
“O bien captamos algo poco después de un gran evento, como la colisión de dos planetas, o una inteligencia alienígena,” Dijo el Dr. Gerald Harp, Veterano en ciencias del Instituto SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence - Búsqueda de Inteligencia Extraterrestre) en Mountain View, California, refiriéndose a las enigmáticas variaciones de la luz observadas en la estrella Kepler KIC 8462852
In Search of the Big Bang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
For Big Bang Theory fans, don't miss this indispensable guide! :) `A remarkably readable guide to the mysteries of cosmic creation' —Nature
¿Qué está orbitando a la enigmática estrella KIC 8462852? - ¿Un cometa destrozado? ¿Una mega-estructura alienígena?
Series: ASTRONICS. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: Spanish. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
De las más de 150,000 estrellas bajo la constante observación durante los cuatro años de la misión primaria Kepler de la NASA (2009-2013), la enigmática estrella KIC 8462852 se distingue del resto de sus pares por las atenuaciones de su brillo. Aunque casi todas ellas se atribuyen a causas naturales, algunas sugieren que debemos considerar otras posibilidades.
The Astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin discovery that hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe was a fundamental breakthrough. She was one of the early astronomers to combine the power of physics and chemistry in order to unlock the mysteries of the stars. Born in Victorian England she graduated from Cambridge University and came to America to study at Harvard College to study astronomy.
Ye Olde Electric Asteroids
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This article / E-book proposes that the shape and orbital parameters of asteroids and comets - and therefore the sorting of the asteroids - are to a large degree determined by electric currents and by the magnetic field of the Sun. It discusses the asteroids in the Main Belt and in other asteroid groups. In particular it discusses asteroids and comets that have been photographed by space probes.
Harlow Shapley - Biography of an Astronomer: The Man Who Measured the Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Harlow Shapley was an astronomer, humanitarian, and public figure in his day. Born in the hills of the Ozarks in Missouri he went on to become the Director of the Harvard College Observatory and discovered our place in the Galaxy. Because of the painstaking work of this tireless American astronomer, we were given a clearer picture of our place in the Universe.
The Rebirth Theory of Universe
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Our universe follows a birth and death cycle just like any living being, find out how!
Four Blood Moons: Leaving Babylon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
Four Blood Moons: Leaving Babylon describes the intersection of scientific fact, historical fact, the mathematical fact established on the Biblical Calendar given to Moses directly by Yahweh. The intersections of the science, math, history and scripture are corroborated by logical syllogism leaving the reader with a no compromise choice.. Read it to find out what we don't know and how we arrived.
Astronomy under a River of Stars
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Introduction to the river of stars above our heads
Constellation Stories of Ireland
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This book is a way of re-discovering the tales that the people of ancient Ireland may have told as they looked up at the varied patterns in the starry sky.
Every Night Astronomy: From Ancient Calendars to Harvest Moons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
Introducing astronomical observation and how it has influenced human civilization. This book provides a useful tool for amateur astronomers, science teachers wishing to inspire pupils, and, above all, for all of those wishing to obtain a better understanding of what is happening around them. Half of the author's net profits will be donated to the organisation Astronomers Without Borders.
Four Bedtime Stories (for Wide Awake Kids)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Polar Regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Includes critically lauded Sounds in the House: A Mystery; Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words; Why Juan Can’t Sleep; Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story. Includes finding, counting, and describing activities (ages 3 - 9 years). Humor, mystery, animals, stars, characters of color, and family fun

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