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Climate Change: The Facts 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This book is a collection of chapters by so-called climate sceptics. Each writer was asked to write on an aspect of the topic in which they are considered to have some expertise. None of them deny that climate change is real, but instead, they point out how extremely complex the topic of Earth’s climate is, with some of the contributors also querying the, often generally accepted, solutions.
Project Mars. A Technical Tale
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The Mars Project is a technical specification for a manned mission to Mars that von Braun wrote in 1948. The expected launch date was 1965. He envisioned an "enormous scientific expedition" involving a fleet of ten spacecraft with 70 crew members that would spend 443 days on the surface of Mars before returning to Earth.
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
Q is for Quantum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,390. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Reference
A comprehensive encyclopedia of quantum physics. Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world—the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the last hundred years have been made.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Stages to Saturn - A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles (NASA SP-4206) - Official Saturn V Development History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a classic study of the development of the Saturn launch vehicle that took Americans to the Moon in the 1960s. Stages to Saturn is one of the finest official histories ever produced. It is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America.
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 139,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon is an anthology by authors from both science and fiction writing backgrounds, illustrating some of the tech and ideology behind the illustrious goal of traveling to another star within the next century. Edited by Gregory Benford, New York Times bestselling science fiction author, and James Benford, leading expert on space propulsion.
The Sacred Matrix: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 152,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorms: Forecasting, Meteorology, Safety and Preparedness, Tornado History, Storm Spotting and Observation, Disaster Health Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,970. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Uncover the mysteries of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms and learn about safety and preparedness measures with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The seven chapters in this massive, thousand-page compilation report on everything about tornadoes: Science, Meteorology, Safety and Preparedness, Storm Observation and Spotting, and much more.
Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 673,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds' quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious ITER experimental burning plasma project, U.S. fusion research and facilities, international efforts in China, Russia, South Korea, and other countries, and more.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
The Coming of the Quantum Christ: The Shroud of Turin and the Apocalypse of Selfishness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
The Shroud of Turin, the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, is arguably the most important object on the face of earth. It offers support for the Gospel accounts of his torture, Crucifixion and Resurrection Selfish environmental exploitation now threatens humanity with Apocalyptic extinction. The Shroud is a "sign of the time" brought to us brought to us by science. Is it providence or happenstance?
Rockets and People, Volume II: Creating a Rocket Industry - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Sputnik, Moon, Mars, Launch Pad Disasters, ICBMs (NASA SP-2005-4110)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 304,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Stronger than Dirt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 1)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 281,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
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.
Do Dogs Go To Heaven? Eternal Answers For Animal Lovers Third Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,450. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Do Dogs Go To Heaven? answers questions about God's plan for animals here and in the hereafter. This book comforts animal lovers. The author is a veterinarian's daughter and a lawyer. Jean Holmes proves from the Bible our pets will be in eternity, skillfully interweaving Scripture with animal intelligence-behavior studies and anecdotes, both old and new. A must read for animal lovers!
American Arctic Policy and Plans: Obama National Strategy, Defense, DoD, NOAA, Coast Guard, Marine Corps Arctic Strategy, Assessing the Resource Gap in a Changing Arctic, Climate Change Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Eight official U.S. government and military documents provide insights into the American strategy for dealing with the increasingly ice-free Arctic.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
Honey Bees and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD): Latest Official Information on the Role of the Varroa Mite, Neonicotinoid Pesticides, Bee Management Stress, Genetics & Breeding
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,240. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
This comprehensive compilation of official government documents provides complete details about Colony Collapse Disorder affecting honey bees, with the latest 2013 report on the suspected causes of the devastating problem, and earlier reports thoroughly tracing the history of CCD to it origin.