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Harlow Shapley - Biography of an Astronomer: The Man Who Measured the Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Harlow Shapley was an astronomer, humanitarian, and public figure in his day. Born in the hills of the Ozarks in Missouri he went on to become the Director of the Harvard College Observatory and discovered our place in the Galaxy. Because of the painstaking work of this tireless American astronomer, we were given a clearer picture of our place in the Universe.
Twenty-eight Tiny Paws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
We found seven orphaned fox pups in our backyard, back in 2005, and I want to share my memories of them with people who love and respect animals. Watching these magnificent wild animals as they grew, played, learned and fought for leadership, was a wonderful experience. They demonstrated their wild instincts as well as their love and compassion for one another. They will always be in our memories
Raising and Milking Goats: A Quick Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Raising goats has become as popular as backyard chickens. Many want to delve into the realm of goat ownership but are unsure where to start and what all it entails. With this book you will learn about: • The basics • Vocabulary • Truth behind the myths • Purchasing your goat/goats • Costs • Milk production • Raising kids • Feeding • Pregnancy and new born care • Milking basics
The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
Prism Lasers
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Monochromators running off huge prisms powered by parabolic solar reflectors to produce a broad spectrum of coherent light. Suggest bundled wavelength fibers for maximum power throughput. Posit light capacitors to store light at night, maybe space based light beamed down at night. Also suggest lighting and some power options. A few digs taken at Nikola Tesla.
2015 Complete Guide to Pollinator Health: Honey Bees, Monarch Butterflies, New Strategies for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), Varroa Mite, Pesticides, Domestic and Global, Federal Land Practices
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This comprehensive compilation of official government documents, updated in 2015, provides complete coverage of the threat to pollinator health and the actions of the federal government to address the problem.
Illustrated Nephrology Plus Acid-Base Disorders
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Nephrology Plus Acid-Base Disorders Illustrated Slides (Med-Learn)
Ebola Outbreak Survival Guide: The Basics
Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
This part of the Ebola survival guide will help you better understand exactly what Ebola really is. The biggest problem is that many people had only heard of the disease in passing up until recently and as a result, the overwhelming part of the general population is not fully aware of what the disease is or why it exists.
Illustrated Endocrinology Plus Diabetes Mellitus
Price: $12.00 USD. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Illustrated Endocrinology Plus Diabetes Mellitus Slides
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Radioactivity. Most people have used the word, but how many really understand what it means? This book explains, in simple terms, what radioactivity is. The book was intended originally for students, but mature readers may find its concise approach appealing. It is most appropriate for those who are curious but have very limited background in science.
The Little Rad Book, Cesium-137, Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Even though radiation is invisible, it’s damage is very real. Scientific research proves that radioactive isotopes, such as cesium-137 are accumulating in the foundation of the Pacific Ocean's food chain. They are concentrating and moving up the food chain, which spells disaster for the Pacific and Arctic marine and mammal populations, as well as the world’s human population.
Illustrated ECG (Fast Review)
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Illustrated ECG Fast Review Slides by Dr Tarek Abdelhamid M.D.
H.A.A.R.P.
You set the price! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
When our summers and winters seem to be changing, relax, they are! Our government is in control and they know what they're doing. You have nothing to fear but fear itself. It is your imagination when you see white streaks across your sky that just spread and hang there. It has nothing to do with drought, torrents of rain with flooding, and the auction chant as farms go out of business.
कुत्ते नस्लों के विश्वकोश
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: Hindi. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
कुत्ते नस्लों के विश्वकोश दुनिया भर से फ़ोटो और नस्लों का विवरण भी शामिल है। प्रत्येक नस्ल की पृष्ठभूमि में विस्तृत है - अपने मूल, विकास, विशेषताओं और, काम करने का जहां लागू हो, मोड। नस्ल के मानकों प्रत्येक नस्ल की देखभाल के लिए देखभाल युक्तियाँ के रूप में भी दिया जाता है।
107 Tips for the Marine Reef Aquarium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
GET THE ADVICE, WITHOUT THE LECTURES Whether you already have a reef aquarium or simply dream of starting one, the 107 tips in this book will save you time and money and give you the confidence to achieve the success you desire. Chapters include: -Starting out -Save some money -Dealing with problems -Picking livestock
Human Memory
Price: Free! Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Human Memory adds a new dimension to human medicine and neurology.The human brain is the most complex system in the known universe. This system has developed according to the principles of evolution. Investigating the origins of the brain might lead to more comprehension of its functioning. Memory is the storage, retention and recall of information including past experiences, knowledge and thought
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.