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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.
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 Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions, Blast Damage, Radiation, Fallout, EMP, Biological, Radio and Radar Effects
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 183,340. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
For the first time in e-book format, here is the widely-acclaimed definitive standard reference book on nuclear weapons: the final, third edition of the authoritative Department of Defense text compiled by Samuel Glasstone and Philip Dolan. Every aspect of nuclear explosions is fully detailed - the blast, radioactivity, fallout, EMP, biological damage to people, plants, and animals, and more.
Positively False: Exposing the Myths around HIV and AIDS - 16th Anniversary Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,450. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Medical science
This 16th Anniversary Edition of Positively False: Exposing the Myths around HIV and AIDS from award-winning tele-journalist Joan Shenton features the original late 1998 text with updates and contributions from 20 journalists, writers, scientists and clinicians who present critical arguments challenging the current scientific orthodoxy.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: The Apollo Spacecraft - A Chronology - Four Volumes (SP-4009) - Complete Official History of the Apollo Program from Inception Through 1974
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,110. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an crucial reference to the day-by-day activities and decisions which led to the overwhelming success of the Apollo moon landing program. All four volumes of the Chronology are included in this massive conversion, which comprises over 1300 pages.
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.
21st Century IED and Roadside Bomb Encyclopedia: The Fight Against Improvised Explosive Devices in Afghanistan and Iraq, Plus the Convoy Survivability Training Guide
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 166,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The effort to defeat improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs in Afghanistan and Iraq is fully explained in this comprehensive two-part encyclopedia compilation, featuring the Convoy Survivability Training Support Package presenting information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys, as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
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.
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.
Hydroponic Crop Production
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,330. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
how to use hydroponic growing for commercial advantage, this book provides in laymans language what you need to know about commercial hydroponic growing and how best to design systems and structures to make the best use of all those advantages. how to propagate and grow plants with 'best practise management' for optimum yield and quality for maximum dollar returns and much, much more.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
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.
Core Ideas in Neuroscience
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
Everybody needs to know something about their brain. But who wants to wade through a tedious textbook that tells you far more than you want to know? This book is organized as modules explaining the basic principles of 75 core ideas. You don’t have to wade through it. You can dance through it, easily getting up to speed on just the few ideas you may need to know about at the moment.
U.S. Navy Equipment Encyclopedia: Aircraft, Ships, Weapons, Programs, and Systems - Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Surface Combatants, Missiles, plus the Navy Program Guide
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 118,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - from patrol craft to nuclear submarines - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of naval equipment. This massive 500-page report also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, providing an overview of key systems, programs, and initiatives of the Navy.
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.
2011 Tsunami Sourcebook: Japanese Disaster, Science and Survival Guides, History, Physics, Detection and Forecasting, Warning Systems, Designing for Tsunamis, Hazard Mitigation Programs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
One of nature's most powerful and destructive forces is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with complete details on every aspect of tsunamis - including reports on the catastrophic Honshu, Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011. Over 300 pages cover science, forecasting, physics, preparations, warning systems, history, mitigation, and much more.
Nuclear Matters Handbook, Expanded Edition: Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Plans, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Newly expanded and revised for this 2011 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Hot Earth Dreams: What if severe climate change happens, and humans survive
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 145,230. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
What will the Earth look like if severe climate change happens, and humans survive?
Witnessing Bigfoot: Flesh and Blood, Native American Legend, or the Devil Himself?
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Glen Boulier spotted Bigfoot twice near his home in Canada, starting his quest to find Bigfoot’s true nature. Years of research led to many stories, from brief meetings to long-term interactions. Tracks that end in snowfields and trail cameras with no images told him Bigfoot was more than physical. He talked with Native Americans, First People, and others. This book reports all that he found.
Bigfoot Casebook Updated: Sightings and Encounters from 1818 to 2004
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
With pictures and stories the Bords present cases of encounters with Bigfoot. The Bigfoot story has moved from certainty of the creatures’ existence to claims of hoaxes, trickery, and outright lies and back again. Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin claim to have taken movies of Bigfoot; Ray Wallace’s family shows wooden feet that they claim were used to start the whole Bigfoot story in 1958.