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Core Ideas in Neuroscience
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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 and 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.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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 and 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 and 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.
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 and 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.
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 and Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
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 and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
What will the Earth look like if severe climate change happens, and humans survive?
Neil Armstrong: The Incredible Life and Career of a True Hero, From Test Pilot to First Man on the Moon on Apollo 11 - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over fifty official technical and historical publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Armstrong, from his early test pilot work on the X-15 rocket plane, to the Gemini manned orbital capsule program, and finally the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
2011 Master Guide to Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Matters, Response to a Nuclear Detonation, Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Comprehensive Coverage of Atomic Weapons, Radioactivity, and Fallout
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 309,810. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The most comprehensive single ebook available on nuclear weapons, with three crucial government documents: Nuclear Matters: A Practical Guide to American Nuclear Weapons; 2010 Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation; The Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions.
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 and 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.
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 and 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.
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, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Hydroponic Crop Production
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,330. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
The Last Challenge Problem: George Boole's Theory of Probability
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Jason Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
There are some difficulties to overcome in order to convince persons that the subject of this book is worth knowing something about. George Boole's theory of probability has had an extremely bad press for more than 100 years. It has almost universally been considered to be too complicated to understand, too difficult to calculate, and wrong in addition.
Clínica, cirugía y producción de becerras y vaquillas lecheras
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,290. Language: Spanish. Published: December 9, 2015 by 12 Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Este libro es una obra de referencia indispensable para quienes hacen de la crianza de vacas lecheras y la producción de leche parte de su quehacer diario. A lo largo de sus capítulos se tratan las mejores prácticas veterinarias, quirúrgicas, reproductivas, de producción y de control de costos que pueden ser aplicadas para obtener el máximo rendimiento de un establecimiento lechero.
Il Nostro Ciclo Universale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,780. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
In questo testo prenderemo in esame le teorie sull’origine dell’Universo e sui corpi celesti che lo compongono. Giunti al nostro pianeta, ci soffermeremo sulla sua formazione e trasformazione attraverso le varie ere geologiche, sulla comparsa ed evoluzione della vita nelle sue molteplici forme. Infine, vedremo quali eventi eclatanti porteranno alla conclusione del nostro ciclo universale.
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication, History of SETI, Astrobiology, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Space Aliens, Primer on Cosmology, Search for Radio Messages
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This comprehensive ebook compilation reproduces NASA documents and Congressional testimony about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and cosmology.
Q is for Quantum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,390. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
In Search of the Big Bang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
For Big Bang Theory fans, don't miss this indispensable guide! :) `A remarkably readable guide to the mysteries of cosmic creation' —Nature