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Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
With the success of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, Wernher von Braun presented an ambitious plan for manned missions to Mars as soon as the 1980s to the Space Task Group for consideration by President Richard Nixon as the next step in America's space program.
Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative - President George H. W. Bush, Quayle, Truly, NASA's 90-Day Study, Washington Space Policy Power Struggle over the Moon - Mars Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Winner of the 2007 AIAA History Manuscript Award, Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative investigates one of the most important chapters in the history of the American space program.
Going to Extremes: Climate Change and the Increasing Risk of Weather Disasters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report by the minority staff of the House Committee on Natural Resources lays out the case for believing that recent weather extremes, such as storms, disasters, heat waves, and drought, are being caused by global warming and climate change.
Actions for Survival — Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This is a multilevel book that provides for the practicing professional, first responders, elected officials and decision-makers charged with the responsibility for protection of the civilian population. On its most important level, it makes available in plain language for all members of the general public the vital information necessary for survival following a nuclear terrorism event.
Feathers: A Comedic Ornithological Melodrama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A retired professor revisits the Pacific to update his famous book on island birds, but in a comedy of errors he inadvertently foils a revolution--and also finds romance. Great fun!
Humans on New Worlds?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The need for humans to reach the stars is fast approaching. No other planet in our solar system is suitable for settling or farming. We need to start work on traveling to new worlds today. What should we be looking for in those new worlds? I'll bet you don't know what the first thing we should look for is. How are we going to get to those new worlds? Is NASA a dinosaur?
Die Tiere Neuseelands in Kuerze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: German. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Kurze Einführung zu den interessanten und einzigartigen Tieren Neuseelands, ideal als Reisevorbereitung für eine Reise nach Neuseeland. Es ist schier unglaublich was für eine spezielle Tierwelt sich in Neuseeland entwickelt hat - aufgrund von 80 Millionen Jahren Unberührtheit und unbeeinflusster Evolution!
The Concept of Nature in the Thought of John Philoponus And Other Essays
Price: Free! Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This e-book contains three articles. The title article is about the work of the 6th-century Alexandrian theologian scientist. The second article discusses "The Interface Between Science and Theology in the Thought of John Philoponos." Third, "Transformations in the History of Cosmology" discusses the way that scientists have changed their view of reality, from ancient times to Newton to Einstein.
The Whole Truth: A Fresh Look At Reality
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
My book discusses a variety of scientific and philosophic concepts. It is speculative in nature and discusses alternate views of various topics, such as reality, time, our universe, space, energy, the big bang, free will, intelligence and life.
A Dog From Spain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Dramatic and funny story set in the south of Spain about the rescue of abandoned dogs. Trying to save the stray animals roaming the countryside, Belinda joins hands with PAWS, a local animal rescue centre.Coming from a world of glamour and showbusiness, she finds herself in the dust and heat of Andalucia almost homeless herself, when a dog called Girl crosses her path...
Neozoic Age
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Neozoic or Quaternary Era owes its name to the emergence and spread of man and comes from the greek "new life" should be from 1.8 million years ago until today.In this book we will explore the trails along the path leading to Homo sapiens, we will see what have been, until now, the most important scientific discoveries about the origin of our species with related issues, and much more.
Cenozoic Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The Cenozoic or Tertiary Era, derives its name from the greek and means "recent life". It covers the long period of time ranging from 65 to 1.8 million years ago. For the great success of the Mammals, the Cenozoic is also called the Age of Mammals.Birds conquer the heavens, no longer dominated by the flying reptiles. Toward the end of this Age will come out early hominids.
Mesozoic Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The Mesozoic or Secondary Era, extends for a period ranging from 251 to 65 million years ago. Also called as the Age of Reptiles, derives its name from the greek mesos, "middle", because it was placed in between the ancient (Paleozoic) and recent (Cenozoic) where he witnessed a veritable explosion in the number of living species and formed the majority of sedimentary rocks.
Paleozoic Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Palaeozoic or Primary Era spans a period of time ranging from 542 million to 251 million years ago. The name Paleozoic, derives from the fact that, in the past, it was considered the first geological age. The Paleozoic covers a range of about 300 million years, giving rise to many forms of life, until the appearance of thecodonts, commonly believed to be the ancestors of dinosaurs.
Precambrian Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The Precambrian is the oldest era of Earth's history, and, of its origins (4 billion and 500 million years ago), the appearance of the first invertebrates with exoskeletons (542 million years ago). In this long period of time, the planet, newly formed, was affected by cosmic events and geological shocking that border on the limits of imagination.
Geheimen van de regenboog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: Dutch. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Hoe ontstaat de regenboog? Waarom is de kleurenvolgorde van de tweede regenboog tegengesteld aan die van de eerste? Is er ook een derde boog? Wat zijn overtallige regenbogen? Al dit soort vragen worden besproken in begrijpelijke taal. De uitleg wordt ondersteund met duidelijke plaatjes. Voor de fijnproever zijn er enkele wiskundige berekeningen op middelbare-schoolniveau.
Destiny of Earth
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chaotic Behavior in Systems, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Nature teaches that when a species takes precedence over the other, becoming dominant, unchallenged, does nothing but start slowly, toward its decline. Extinction, in other words, serves as a balancing event, from a biological standpoint: that the dominant species to make room for new, more sophisticated expressions of the concept of life.
Roulette - A Winning Strategy
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Winning big is the ultimate dream of every punter. Over time, silver bullets have been claimed and refuted. Reputations forged and lost. Fortunes won and lost. Amongst the fluoro chips, glitzy neon lights, permed-up showgirls and Cuban cigars sits a humble mathematician. Having quietly gone about his roulette strategy for 40 years, now is the time, he decides, to release it to the world.
The Milky Way Galaxy
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The name derives from the greek Galaxias, meaning "milky", used to designate the Greek goddess Era. According to the most recent studies, it seems that the Galaxy is, from a morphological point of view, a barred spiral galaxy, or a galaxy composed of a core crossed by a bar-shaped structure, from which depart the spiral arms , following a logarithmic.
Infinite Galaxies
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Galaxies are huge clusters of stars held together by mutual attraction, so as to constitute a system self-gravitating.The discovery of clusters of galaxies is very important from the cosmological point of view, because it helps you learn more about the value of the density of matter in the cosmos. From this value we can determine the curvature of the Universe and its destiny.