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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.
The Polar Bear Catastrophe that Never Happened
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019 by The Global Warming Policy Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened explains why the catastrophic decline in polar bear numbers we were promised in 2007 failed to materialize. It’s the story of how and why the polar bear came to be considered 'Threatened' with extinction, and tracks its rise and fall as an icon of the global warming movement.
Them and Us: How Neanderthal predation created modern humans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
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Danny Vendramini argues that Neanderthals were apex predators that hunted, raped, and abducted early humans. This 50,000 year period of sexual and cannibalistic predation transformed our timid stone-age ancestors into modern humans. This is one of those groundbreaking theories that revolutionizes scientific thinking. It represents a quantum leap in our understanding of human origins
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.
Diario de viajes por Sudamérica y cómo convertí a una perra callejera en mochilera
You set the price! Words: 85,590. Language: Spanish. Published: February 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
En julio de 2013 puse rumbo a Brasil para cumplir el sueño de mi infancia: conocer Sudamérica. Lo que no sabía era que me iba a encontrar con una inesperada amiga que cambiaría el devenir de mi viaje… En estos diarios cuento desde una perspectiva íntima todas las aventuras que viví en el viaje que cambió para siempre mi vida. El principio de una vida nómada… Con mi perra.
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.
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.
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.
Project Gemini Technology and Operations: A Chronology - Comprehensive Official History of the Pioneering Two-Man Missions Paving the Way for the Apollo Moon Landings (NASA SP-4002)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Gemini, which paved the way for the successful Apollo moon landing program.
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.
Cosmic Coincidences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Astrophysics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
A provocative search through space and time for a cosmic blueprint—and the source of life in the universe.
Feynman Lectures Simplified 4B: The Best of Feynman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
Feynman Simplified 4B is an unprecedented catalog and explanation of every key principle and important equation in all of The Feynman Lectures on Physics. This book is an encyclopedia of great physics, from the lectures of one of history’s most brilliant scientists. In addition, this book explores the major discoveries of physics in the half-century since Feynman gave these lectures.
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.
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership, Military Space Programs, Sputnik through the Age of Apollo and the Gulf War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership is a study of the United States Air Force in space. Of all the military services, the Air Force has been preeminently involved for the past fifty years in initiating, developing, and applying the technology of space-based systems in support of the nation's national security.
Think Like Your Dog - And Enjoy the Rewards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Speak Your Dog’s Language You can take communication with your dog to amazing levels if you know how, and this book shows you how. Learn to think like your dog and to communicate with it in a language your dog understands and uses all the time; body language.
Feynman Lectures Simplified 2A: Maxwell's Equations & Electrostatics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
Feynman Simplified gives mere mortals access to the fabled Feynman Lectures on Physics. Feynman Simplified: 2A covers the first quarter of Volume 2 of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
Feynman Lectures Simplified 2B: Magnetism & Electrodynamics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Magnetism
Feynman Simplified gives mere mortals access to the fabled Feynman Lectures on Physics. For those who have struggled with the Big Red Books, and for those who were reluctant to take the plunge, Feynman Simplified is for you. Feynman Simplified: 2B covers one quarter of Volume 2 of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment is the first of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference:Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr.This first volume covers over 92 topics dealing with the chemistry of natural seawater and the management of captive seawater in marine aquariums.
The Biology of Consciousness: Case Studies in Kundalini
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
The nine case studies in this book document the different ways Kundalini is awakened and include: sexual ecstasy, meditation, drugs, emotional crises, eye-gazing, and Shaktipat. Case Studies in Kundalini ably supports the hypothesis that consciousness exists outside the body and is not extinguished at the time of death.
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.