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15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
By James Mascia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn a little bit about the Earth's Moon as you explore some fun facts about it. How was the Moon created? There are several theories. How many people have been to the Moon? Not that many. Why does the Moon change every day? These questions and others are answered within.
If the Earth Suddenly Stopped Spinning
By Ian Hall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Imagine if the earth could suddenly stop spinning. What would happen to Humanity? How would we cope with both the cataclysmic event and the subsequent conditions afterwords. In this premise, Ian investigates the effects of a slow halt, and a far more sudden one. Would mankind survive such a devastation? More to the point, would we want to? Conjecture and facts collide in this fascinating work.
The Solar System Lesson Plan Workbook K-5
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
Discover why Pluto is no longer a planet and other interesting information about our solar system. This workbook is for K-5 and contains facts about the planets, moons in the solar system, the moon landing, other objects that live in our solar system and exploring space. Engage your students in creative thinking with the writing exercises and fact finding.
Dune Science Fiction and Santa Rosa Authors
By Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Frank Herbert edited our daily newspaper known as The Press Democrat. Santa Rosa has Dune Beach and Dunes in Bodega Bay. Locals say Frank Herbert spent time studying the dunes all the way up to Oregon at the Dunes park along the beach. Frank Herbert wrote the science fiction novels Dune. Santa Rosa has influenced many artists, especially authors. Santa Rosa has more inspiration than Silicon Valley
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
By Zhanna Hamilton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
The Dark of the Moon
By JT Riley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“The Dark of the Moon” is a collection of five hard science fiction short stories and three supporting science essays. It is volume one in a series of e-books called “Hard Squared Science Fiction” that intentionally set out to provide the vision people need to solve the great problems of the 21st century.
Stars of the Neighborhood
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
Exploring Our Solar System
By Mahesh Dutt Sharma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Our Solar System constitutes of Sun in the centre, and then are the nine planets, more than 60 moons are there, millions of rocky meteors, and billions of frozen comets. Every planet of the solar system lying in its orbit revolves round the sun. A tip of Sun’s rays even can create disaster to an extent of 160 kilometer stretch.
Kepler's Law
By Robert Stetson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This paper explains why solar systems and galaxies appear to obey different laws of motion.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
By Douglas J. and Pakaket Alford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Treks into space start in the human heart. Chase to Space is the true story about the race to the moon between the United States and Soviet Republic. The US was significantly behind at the beginning of the Space Race. How did the competition lead to the first lunar landing? Why did the US spend $25 billion on the celestial quest? What new items were invented for space travel? Once the US land
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
By Edward Meek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
By Stephen S Alison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
Fast Things in the Solar System
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
By David Bartell
Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
21-12-12
By Maz Shams
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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2012 ... Fiction ? Science ? or just Predictions ? Who the heck were Mayans? And how could they predict the future of today's man? What were the predictions? If you are searching for answers of these questions, this book was made specially for you then ! Learn all the fuss about 2012 - what's real and what's fake - in easy and understandable form in your hand. Get yourself answered!
Go to Mars now!
By O-O Happiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Stop to think about this one simple little fact. Our species exists only on the Earth - we have all our eggs in the one basket. One simple mishap could wipe out all of humankind, every single moment of our existence would become worthless overnight. Or we could show some intelligence and actually have a plan to get off the planet and spread our species far and wide. We need to get to Mars, first.
The Theory and Reality of Multiverses and Time Travel
By O-O Happiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Multiverses, or multiple universes. Do they exist? The author suggests they do in this novel approach to the issue, with some interesting consequences for fans of time travel. A short yet thought provoking look at the idea of multiverses in a simple to understand text.