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NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.
Bringing the Future Within Reach - Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center - Lewis Center, Jet and Nuclear Propulsion, Wind Tunnels, Liquid Hydrogen, Centaur, Mercury, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2016 book seeks to spotlight the NASA Glenn Research Center's accomplishments, people, and research tools.
l'Astronomia non è roba da bar
Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: Italian. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
L'Astronomia non è argomento da bar: più semplice parlare del tempo, di politica e di calcio. Al momento giusto, però, si può anche provarci. E' lo spirito di questi brevi racconti, una dozzina di banali situazioni da bar trasformate in ghiotte occasioni per buttar lì una pillola di Astronomia. Il tutto senza mai prendersi troppo sul serio.
Doomsdsay Chronicle
Price: Free! Words: 42,670. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
6000 years ago, living beings ranging in the hundreds of millions died. The physical evidence is there. Remains litter the Earth - more than 40 million in North America alone. Skeletons are found buried beneath solidified mud or huddled in caves, incompatible species, predators and prey alike, died catastrophically, their limbs and bodies violently torn apart. It is about to happen again.
Состояние лесов мира 2016: Леса и сельское хозяйство: проблемы и возможности землепользования
Price: Free! Words: 39,890. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В докладе "Состояние лесов мира (СОФО) – 2016" на примере успехов, достигнутых во Вьетнаме, Гане, Гамбии, Грузии, Коста-Рике, Тунисе и Чили, показано, что можно добиться повышения продуктивности сельского хозяйства и укрепления продовольственной безопасности и одновременно с этим остановить и даже обратить вспять процесс обезлесения.
State of the World's Forests 2016 (SOFO): Forests and agriculture: land use challenges and opportunities
Price: Free! Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) 2016 shows that it is possible to increase agricultural productivity and food security while halting or even reversing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Costa Rica, Chile, the Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Tunisia and Viet Nam.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2016: Forêts et agriculture: défis et possibilités concernant l'utilisation des terres
Price: Free! Words: 50,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La Situation des forêts du monde 2016 montre, exemples à l’appui (Costa Rica, Chili, Gambie, Géorgie, Ghana, Tunisie et Viet Nam), qu’il est possible tout à la fois d’accroître la productivité agricole, de renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et d’arrêter – voire de faire reculer – la déforestation.
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016: Los bosques y la agricultura: desafíos y oportunidades en relación con el uso de la tierra
Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de los bosques del mundo (SOFO) 2016 se muestra que es posible incrementar la productividad agrícola y la seguridad alimentaria y detener o incluso invertir a un tiempo la deforestación. Para ello, se destacan los esfuerzos satisfactorios realizados por Chile, Costa Rica, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Túnez y Viet Nam.
Wildflower Stew 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Wildflower Stew 2 ~Bugs & Bees is the second of four photographic love notes to my adopted state of Arizona. Each photo is my own – unedited and unenhanced – just the incredible raw beauty of Arizona wildflowers. I hope you enjoy the photos as much as I enjoy sharing them. Dan Baldwin
Genetics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
The advance of genetics completely changed the modern world, making it possible, for example, create clones, resistant transgenic crops to pests, perform paternity tests and solve crimes, map diseases and perform genetic counseling.
Fundamentals of Physics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Some of the main topics in this book, fundamentals of physics, are Mechanics, Waves, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Optics and Special Relativity. They are the main constituents of physics and the subject revolves around them.
Quantum Physics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
From all the sides you are surrounded completely by scientific inventions which came into being due to the theories discovered by scientists a long time ago. Science, however, is a vast topic which is further divided into several prances of which one is Quantum Physics whose implementations are playing a vital role in our life at the very present time.
Algebra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Under mathematics come a number of different branches of which one is Algebra. You need to learn maths from all aspects to order to outshine in your field of practice. Let’s say you want to become and engineer, actuaries or an architect maybe? You need to have a tight grip on maths for which you need to learn algebra like the back of your hand too.
Atoms and molecules
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
A definition and educational picture book.for beginners and those interested in learning.
We Must Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Earth’s moon is the perfect launch point for the journey to Mars and other deep space missions, argues inventor William D. Eatwell. By returning to the moon, America and its closest and trusted allies can ensure their nations’ safety and that of all orbiting assets circling both the Earth and the moon.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Price: Free! Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
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Wildflower Stew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Wildflower Stew is the first of four photographic love notes to my adopted state of Arizona. Each photo is my own – unedited and unenhanced – just the incredible raw beauty of Arizona wildflowers. I hope you enjoy the photos as much as I enjoy sharing them. Dan Baldwin
You're Gonna' Get Bit!: Harrowing Tales of Herpetology
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
From chasing frogs as a child, to milking venomous snakes for a living, Mark Ferdinand explores a lifetime of tales from the world of reptiles and amphibians. Whether it's a quest for his first turtle, keeping crocodiles in his closet, or chasing snakes around the workplace, You're Gonna' Get Bit! has a story that all "herpers" and nature lovers can relate to and enjoy.
Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры 2016 (SOFIA): Вклад в обеспечение всеобщей продовольственной безопасности и питания
Price: Free! Words: 76,270. Language: Russian. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Цель настоящего выпуска доклада «Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры» заключается в предоставлении объективных, достоверных и актуальных данных и информации для широкого круга читателей – творцов политики, управленцев, ученых, заинтересованных сторон и фактически всех, кто тем или иным образом связан с рыболовством и аквакультурой.
Rediscovering the Universe : The beginning of the Final Revolution : Universal Theory of Relativity
Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
This is sheer coincidence, pleasant though, that “Rediscovering the Universe: The Beginning of the Final Revolution” is being published in the hundredth year after the presentation by Einstein of his Special theory of Relativity. It would be in the fitness of things that, in the centenary year, Einstein’s theories and subsequent developments in the fields of physics and cosmology are scrutinised w