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Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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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
Marconi - His life with images
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
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. 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?
Desire and Faith
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
(5.00 from 1 review)
It is about believing and achieving and winning against MS
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
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.
Surgery on conscious patients by Dr Naga of Burma
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.
Inside the Mind of Stephen Hawking: Quotes from a Scientific Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
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.
Living Legend Stephen Hawking (A Brief Biography)
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.
100 Quotations from Dr. Albert Einstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Albert Einstein has always been my favorite physicist/scientist for many, many years. I have compiled his quotations for about 10 years. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. I have read many of his papers. In my opinion, he is #1 in a scale of 1 to 10.
War of the Currents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
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.
A Short Biography of the Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Edwin Hubble’s major discoveries in astronomy and cosmology changed our knowledge of our place in the universe forever. His observations and the conclusions from that work resolved an age-old question about the size of the universe. If is for Edwin Hubble and his contributions to science that the Hubble Space Telescope is named.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Steve Jobs: an Icon to Remember
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
For those who are just starting to do great in life, they can find real lessons from the life of Steve Jobs, who didn’t have an affluent life or a memorable childhood, money, or an extravagant college experience. He began as a simple man who only wanted to accomplish something out of his dreams. He didn’t have enough in life, only the ability to make use of the available resources around him.
Nikola Tesla: A Major Contributor in the Electrical Era
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Many people might not have known that he had a rare condition called synesthesia. Synesthesia is a perceptual condition where an individual experiences mixed sensations. Although this was the case, he was able to put his condition to good use; he used it as an aid in designing the details of his inventions. He served as the perfect example of what an eccentric genius is.
The Astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin discovery that hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe was a fundamental breakthrough. She was one of the early astronomers to combine the power of physics and chemistry in order to unlock the mysteries of the stars. Born in Victorian England she graduated from Cambridge University and came to America to study at Harvard College to study astronomy.
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » American
Dr. Walter Reed had humble beginnings but his intelligence and perseverance allowed him to excel in life. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1869 and remains the youngest person to graduate from the University of Virginia Medical School to this day. Along with other fellow physicians and scientists, Dr. Walter Reed was able to unravel the scourge of yellow fever.
Steve Jobs for Kids: A Biography of Steve Jobs Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. Without him, there would be no iPad’s, iPhones, or Macbooks. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Inventors You Should Know: Profiles for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book contains six short profiles of six famous inventors. Included profiles: Alexander Graham Bell Edwin Land George Westinghouse Jerome Lemelson Nikola Tesla Thomas Edison
Test Your Knowledge: Robert Oppenheimer Quiz Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Robert Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist and former Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory. He was a recipient of the Medal for Merit, recipient of the Enrico Fermi award, elected a foreign member of the Royal Society in Britain and made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in France and became a man of influence in America. This book presents Oppenheimer's life in quiz form.