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Biografia della Terra
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,900. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology
In questo testo, dopo una breve descrizione delle caratteristiche generali del nostro pianeta, ci soffermeremo sulle sue trasformazioni attraverso le varie Ere geologiche per approdare, poi, alla comparsa ed evoluzione della vita nelle sue molteplici forme, con particolare riferimento alla specie umana. Infine, vedremo quali eventi porteranno alla fine della vita sul nostro amato pianeta.
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.
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.
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
21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
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.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 3 - SAMOS Electro-optical Readout Satellite and the Lunar Orbiter Mapping Camera
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the SAMOS satellite camera system and the incredible story of NASA's use of the camera in its highly successful Lunar Orbiter moon mapping program.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 1 Tragedy (Grissom, White, and Chaffee) Apollo 204 Pad Fire, Complete Review Board Report, Technical Appendix Material, Medical Analysis Panel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Incorporating a complete reproduction of the final review board report, this authoritative compilation of official NASA documents provides unique insights into NASA s first major tragedy, the Apollo 1 launch pad fire. These documents have been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
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.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Into the Unknown Together is a comprehensive review of the political and management terrain involved in the early US space program—especially those aspects dealing with human spaceflight.
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Latest Developments on Government Safety Rules to Protect Underground Sources of Drinking Water and Underground Injection Control (UIC)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
The latest developments on government safety rules to protect underground sources of drinking water from the impact of fracking for oil and natural gas are covered in this updated ebook, which provides extensive information about the important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 1) - Including Aaron, Arabian, and Calio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 444,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - including Jay Greene, Griffin, Milt Heflin, Holloway, Jeffs, Kelly (Lunar Module Manager)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 417,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - including Kohrs, Eugene Kranz, Seymour Liebergot, Robert McCall, Dale Myers, John O'Neill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 640,220. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
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.
Atomic Bomb History: Declassified Account of Return to Nuclear Weapons Testing by U.S. After Test Moratorium 1958-1961 - The Only Detailed Report By Insider of Space, Atmospheric and Underground Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Radiation
This unusually important and authoritative history report provides the only official account of major aspects of the American atomic bomb testing program, with technical and political insights into nuclear tests conducted after the test moratorium ended in 1961.
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.
The God Equation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,410. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Mathematics
Euler’s Formula is traditionally regarded as the most beautiful equation in all of mathematics. Yet it’s so much more than that. It’s the equation that governs the whole universe and even defines the human soul!