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Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors(4.67 from 3 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
Pages from the Eternal Glory | صفحات من المجد الخالد by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 87,410. Language: Arabic. Published: May 8, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
The Life of the Great Humane Eminent Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho, Volume –1– | سيرة حياة العلامة الإنساني الكبير محمد أمين شيخو قدس سره، المجلد الأول
Cannabis Cures Cancer? by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
Marconi - His life with images by Barbara Valotti
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Andrea Carbone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Marconi's life in chronological order through the milestones of his surprising career as an inventor and enterpreneur
Shan Hai Jing - A Book Covered With Blood: About Authors Of The Catalog Of Human Population by Kate Bazilevsky
Price: Free! Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
For those interested in personal story of researchers of the Catalog of Human Souls (Catalog of human population), this book contains some information about their life & work. Currently it is impossible to find authentic information about A. Davydov & O. Skorbatyuk from other sources except from lab’s works, books published by HPA Press, & other information distributed by Human Population Academy.
Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography by Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Peter Reich. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Written by his wife of 14 years, this biography of Wilhelm Reich captures the story of Freud’s brilliant trainee who declared the Sexual Revolution and described the Function of the Orgasm in the 1920s, but ran afoul of the U. S. Government in the 1950s with his claims about Orgone Energy. His books were burned by the U. S. Government in 1956.
Ich aber erforsche das Leben. Die Lebensgeschichte des Jean-Henri Fabre by Martin Auer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Lange Zeit vergessen, gilt der Naturforscher Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) heute als Vorbild einer sanften Wissenschaft und eines anderen Umgangs mit der Natur. Vom Töten und Sezieren im Dienste der Wissenschaft hielt er wenig; Fabre praktizierte vielmehr das geduldige und unermüdliche Beobachten des Verhaltens von Insekten. Focus Bestenliste 27/95
Wilhelm Reich: Eine Persönliche Biographie by Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: German. Published: May 23, 2011 by Peter Reich. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors(5.00 from 1 review)
Diese Biografie Wilhelm Reichs, geschrieben von seiner Ehefrau, erfasst die Geschichte von Freuds genialem Lehrling, der in den 1920ern die Sexuelle Revolution verkündete und die Funktion des Orgasmus beschrieb. Anfang der 50er Jahre fiel er jedoch wegen seiner Behauptungen zur Orgonenergie bei der US-Regierung in Ungnade, die daraufhin 1956 seine Bücher verbrannte.
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life by Leo Biga
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Mark Manhart's memoir takes the reader through his "open life" and his "secret life". A highly trained dentist who is actively engaged in developing new treatments and therapies, his inner passion, which keeps him charged, is his involvement in theatre as a playwright, director, and sometimes an actor.
Reflections of a Lifetime by Robert Carney
Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir after being born in a tenement section of New York City during the Great Depression and WWII. Contributions to emerging aerospace, semiconductor and computer industries. Extensive tourist travel to six continents.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang by Beverly Orndorff
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
Surgery on conscious patients by Dr Naga of Burma by Heiko Rudolph
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Surgery under local anaesthesia, Dr Naga (Thein Llaing) performed surgery in the Nagaland hills using only a local anaesthetic. He operated on his patients while they were conscious and obtained feedback from them during the operation. He would ask his patients to sing or speak while he operated, both to help them and to assist his surgery.
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies by Waldon Volpiceli Alves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership by Michael Essany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership" is the work of national bestselling author and veteran tech news reporter Michael Essany. It explores the philosophies and values preached and practiced by Jobs throughout his career, though only some have been well-known until now. These are the ten lessons in leadership as exemplified by the incomparable life and legacy of Steve Jobs.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World by Kevin Roe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear by Richard Rashke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
Living Legend Stephen Hawking (A Brief Biography) by Mahesh Dutt Sharma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Stephen Hawking was a handicap for his life time yet only on his will power and self confidence he was one of most well known scientist. His own desire to live was another plus point of his successful life. People will ask if it is necessary for a scientist to be a famous personality.
Inside the Mind of Stephen Hawking: Quotes from a Scientific Genius by Frank Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It is rare that a scientist’s reputation transcends the world of science so much as to become a household name. Stephen Hawking, however, is one such example. This book contains some of Hawking’s views on a variety of topics in order to give an insight into the mind of this insightful and often humorous character.
War of the Currents by Alfonso Borello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.