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Chromosome 23
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics, Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
"Chromosome 23" is a book of poetry. It is a story about you and me and all the rest of us. It delves into the “XX” and the “XY” chromosome. This is the female and the male chromosome.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
An introduced disease caused the extinction of passenger pigeons, even if other factors exacerbated the population crash on various scales. In this book I will present an overview of what we know about passenger pigeons, and will provide evidence and present a disease model that helps explain how disease was the preeminent cause that led to the rapid and complete elimination of passenger pigeons.
Dominant Species: Thoughts on the Evolution of Ideas and the Minds in which They Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is a book on the Tao of evolution, a collection of short meditations on the most important aspect of evolution for us--cultural evolution, the natural selection of ideas. Religions, scientific theories, and concepts of all sorts live or die depending on how they affect the people who believe them. Darwinian insights help explain how ideas survive, spread, and influence minds and behavior.
The Moon is Cheese: Correspondence of a science abuser
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Money, power, ideology, what is all this to me? I am an artist. My only interest is in painting the world anew for my patrons - a world in which we were all created yesterday, we can trash the planet with impunity, and the moon is made of cheese.” Welcome to the mind of an evil genius. His handiwork is all around us. You’d never believe the moon was made of cheese... would you?
Deadly Wildlife: Great Australian Biters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Discover the deadliest wildlife found here in Australia - poisonous spiders, venomous snakes, the deadly waters and dangerous insects.
FishLore.com's Saltwater Aquarium & Reef Tank Book
Price: Free! Words: 152,760. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Provides saltwater aquarium and reef tank information to those new to the saltwater aquarium hobby. Setup information, fish profiles, coral profiles, equipment guides and more.
Army Ballistic Missile Programs at Cape Canaveral 1953 through 1988 - Research Using V-1 and V-2, Redstone, Jupiter, Pershing Missile Programs, Range Control, Radar Tracking, Overcast, Paperclip
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This study begins with a summary of the major events leading up to the REDSTONE missile program at Cape Canaveral. It includes an overview of RAF Bomber Command's raid against Peenemunde in August 1943 and the U.S. Army's recruitment of Wernher von Braun and his 'hand-picked' team of rocket experts in 1945.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
We Never Would Have Guessed! - Modern Discoveries That Your Grandma Already Knew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
We Never Would Have Guessed is an easy and concise book about how ridiculous some modern research projects are nowadays. And how your tax payer money is being used to rediscover stuff that your grandma already knew!
To Build Up the Land: Thoughts on Mankind's uneasy intercourse with Nature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
A thought provoking look at the root cause of climate change and the origins of mankind's interaction with the land.
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.
Standard-Slope Integration: A New Approach to Numerical Integration
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
The integral (or antiderivative) has long been used to determine the area under a curve, but finding the antiderivative can be a challenge. Other methods of integration can be cumbersome and give only a crude estimate of the actual area. Standard-slope integration is a fast, easy, and accurate method of numerical integration with results that are on par with those of classical integration methods.
The Deliberate Poisoning of Earth
Series: Steve's Important FREE ebooks, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Environmental Environmental Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This ebook contains 4 chapters & over 80 pics; grouped in Attack Formations. Because Humanity is Under Attack! WE face Attack from; Air Assault , Radiation, Chemicals & Water. Just as Spartacus faced the Roman Army from all directions, we are in a similar situation. This ebook is designed to Shock you, Outrage you & get You motivated to Do Something!
Stars of the Neighborhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
Beyond Reason: Knowledge, Religion and Science in The West
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Where did God come from? Where did He go? What did science inherit from religion? Why does any of this matter? Beyond Reason is a plea for tolerance and understanding in the guise of a 3,000 year intellectual history of religion and science, from the Greeks to the geeks. Critics and readers have enjoyed the conversational, non-academic style and the absence of partisan views.
Arrendrallendriania
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Green fire, a broken spaceship, and a girl from outer space; life was very busy for a Sunday afternoon! A Class freak, a Science geek, and a girl from outer space. How much trouble can they get in? They're wanted by the Australian government, Coebri space pirates, and a silver man from the Universal Unity. There isn't enough science in the universe to keep them safe, but they'll have to try!
4 Major Reasons to Take Jesus Seriously
Series: Journalism, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this article I will firstly look at some significant scientific evidence relating to the Bible documents. This is necessary since a discussion of Jesus Christ relies in large measure upon these written accounts.
Utterly Remarkable Facts About The Human Body
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
You are about to go where no one has gone before! At least, not anyone who had any kind of social life. I mean we're talking saliva-filled canyons, dinosaur flatulence, super-nuclear diets, psychokinesis, and much more! So if you're among the brave who are ready to take a long, cold look at the real world...well the really weird one anyway, then consider yourself warned.
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.