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Hollow Planets: A Feasibility Study of Possible Hollow Worlds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 305,410. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The great English astronomer, Sir Edmund Halley first proposed the Earth might be hollow. Later the great mathematician, Leonhard Euler speculated about this, as did the scientist, Sir John Leslie. Jules Verne's classic tale 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' was based on Leslie's ideas. Some religions maintain, to this day, that a vast Underworld exists inside the Earth.
Algae+Rhythm, Algae-Rhyme:Apt surgical rotation app
Series: Grove Health Science, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A book is an app that you read...Algae is one of the most pervasive things that grow in Nature...Rhythm & Rhyme are known mnemonic methods in Medical school...This is Book 3 in the Grove Health Sciences series...The main push forward here is the creating of Sidedness in the brain & body parts according to gender...Could women be natural lefties? Is the front of the body male dominant? Big ideas...
Preliminary Investigation into the Nature of Time
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Optoelectronics
Quantum field theories dictate that spacetime be structured in discrete terms. This paper proposes an alternate structure for the definition of time, and describes experimental approaches that will validate the hypothesis. Also proposed in this paper is the existence of an Absolute Frequency that pervades the entire physical universe. This fundamental frequency may be instrument detectable.
Minimizing Energy Requirements for Time Travel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Signals & Signal Processing
This short technical note provides a possible solution for minimizing the energy required for time travel. By utilizing parallel universes with smaller changes for the speed of light (dc) over the same time interval, a 3 step process can be used to arrive at the desired destination, but with a lower energy consumption (electric charge). Parallel universes are discussed.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.
The Use of Time-Forwarding to Place Satellites in Orbit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Satellites are becoming smaller and less expensive, mostly due to the advances in electronics, while the launch costs remain prohibitive for mass commercial use. Launch costs for a typical telecommunications satellite are around $120MM USD. This short technical paper proposes a method for placing a 500 kg (1100 lb) satellite in orbit for about $2 USD. The math calculation is provided.
Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story
Series: Activity Books for Kids. Price: $3.11 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
A STEM picture book that accompanies an American Indian child in finding constellations, stars, and other heavenly bodies. Expose your child to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science (ages 4 - 9). 30 illustrations
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.
Love in Fur Coats: Gifts from my Animal Companions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Animal lovers are captivated by the unconditional love they receive from their animal companions, and give back in return. The marvelous love stories in this book provide insight into the intimacy and joy people and animals can share. This revealing account of extraordinary communication and partnership offers liberating perspectives and life-altering gifts.
Impounded
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: Australian English. Published: February 10, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Starting life in a hatchery before being released into an impoundment lake, a barramundi suffers in the restrictive conditions before nature provides the release of a flood. Follow the challenges from the fish’s point of view as he avoids predators, changes gender and struggles against fishermen. Based on fact, this short story gives insight into the life of one of Australia’s most prized catches.
Mountains Don't Grow Back
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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"Mountains Don’t Grow Back" is a rhythmic and inspirational nonfiction picture book that introduces children to environmentalism, mining and renewable energies. It is created for children aged 5 to 8, to be read with or without a grown up. A short glossary links children to more information on Wikipedia, ideal for smart devices. Written by Julie Speer and illustrated by Hannah Burns Hryze.
Time Of Humans - The New Legacy
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As the planet constantly evolved, so to has life. From the smallest organism, every stage along the way. Through ideal conditions for life, to conditions that have severely compromised and threatened the chances for all life to continue. We have succeeded, where many of our earlier ancestors didn’t, as did every other living thing on Earth today. This is us, this is the modern world.
Age Of Mammals - A More Familiar World
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Mammals evolved on earth during the reign of the Dinosaur. Now, with their larger competitors gone after the mass extinction at the end of the cretaceous period, these small nocturnal creatures are free to diversify into the mammals we see today.
Natural Roadsides
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
40 brief descriptions and explanations of plants, animals and geologic formations seen along park roads. Each subject is located at a specific spot on these roads.
Age Of The Dinosaur - The Rise And Demise
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
After the most rapid and widespread diversification of species the world has ever experienced, during the Cambrian Explosion. Conditions are now ripe for rapid growth, of living creatures. The Dinosaur.
Transition - From The Oceans To Land
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The Planet, we call earth looks very different from today. But soon, the landmasses will look very similar. Life is now possible on land. The geological, atmospheric and environmental conditions are about to trigger the most rapid and widespread diversification of life in Earth’s history.
17 Natural Solutions for Nervous & Anxious Horses
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If your horse is nervous, anxious, high-energy, or otherwise difficult to handle because of temperament, history, physical pain, injury, or other reasons, then this book is for you and your horse. This book offers 17 natural solutions that you can easily use to soothe, reassure, and generally calm your nervous or anxious horse. You and your horse will amaze yourselves.
El Ávila -Un Museo Viviente
Series: El Ávila -Un Museo Viviente, El Área de Estudio. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
En este trabajo, el Profesor Bruno Manara nos hará un recorrido por el Ávila para hablarnos de su historia, mostrarnos unos sitios de interés y la variada flora de los distintos ambientes de nuestro Parque Nacional capitalino. De paso, nos enseñará varios animales que viven en el Parque. En esta primera parte: El Área de Estudio.
Changes - Early Life And a Changing World
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As oxygen levels were rising, many changes were occurring among early life on Earth. Land formations were changing, creating new habitats for life to establish. It certainly seems life was beginning to flourish as the world changed. Or was it?
Beginnings - The Earth And Life
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
We all know that life on Earth is possible! We are here and so is every other form of life that we know. Three-point five billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere and environment was very different from today.