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FitzRoy by John Gribbin & Mary Gribbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments.
The Art of Hacking by Can Akdeniz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book celebrates the lives and achievements of some of history’s greatest hackers: from Tim Berners-Lee to Jack Dorsey, from Leonardo da Vinci to Steve Jobs. Learn about who they were and how they functioned. Discover the characteristics that allow hackers to keep pushing forward, innovating, revolutionizing industries and changing the world.
Steve Jobs: an Icon to Remember by J.D. Rockefeller
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.
Ten of the Greatest Inventors Throughout Our History Part 1 by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This ebook consists of 10 of the greatest inventors of our time. They are: Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin, Galileo Galilei, Jonathan Ive, Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, Richard Feynman, The Wright brothers and Thomas Edison.
Innovation: Awesome Inventions: Inventors & Business Ideas that Changed the World by Albert Jack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, New World Order, 9/11 Conspiracy, Pop Goes the Weasel and many more.... Read about the men and women who changed the world, after being told 'that's a terrible idea, it will never work.'
Dr. Walter Reed – A Short Biography by Erin DeLong
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.
Nikola Tesla: A Major Contributor in the Electrical Era by J.D. Rockefeller
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 by Doug West
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.
Microbes, Music and Me by John Postgate
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography by Doug West
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.
A Short Biography of the Astronomer Edwin Hubble by Doug West
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.
Charles Babbage from the Beginning by Lucy Simister
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This is a three part story. Firstly Charles Babbage's ancestors through the ages, secondly, his own history - his life as a child and a teenager (and also his family life and his relationship with the remarkable Ada Bryon), and thirdly what inspired him to want to build a computer and his life as an inventor.
Autobiography of Gnani Purush Dadashri - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami
Price: Free! Words: 24,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Gnani Purush is the One for whom nothing remains to be known or experienced. This is the autobiography of Gnani Purush Dadashri who has given the easy direct way to experience the eternal Self with its glorious beauty and bliss within 2 hours. This science is called Akram Vignan. Dadashri did not write any words. His simple words here reveal the amazing presence that transcends time and history.
100 Quotations from Dr. Albert Einstein by Thomas J. Strang
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.
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 » 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.
Shan Hai Jing—A Book Covered With Blood. The Story Of Developers Of The Catalog Of Human Population. by Kate Bazilevsky
Series: Catalog Of Human Souls, Book 5. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A story about how a certain person was looking for something to read and found a book, from which it is possible to obtain any information about any person—the Catalog of human population. In the course of this documental story, Russian special services decided to expropriate this source. The main characters managed to escape from pursuers thanks to knowledge, which was discovered in this Catalog.
Test Your Knowledge: Robert Oppenheimer Quiz Book by Patrick Schneider
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.
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events by David R. Mann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
Turing: The Tragic Life of Alan Turing by Fergus Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Hundreds of movies and thousands of books have been written about the heroes of World War II. For dozens of years, however, few people knew about one of the greatest heroes of the war—a mild-mannered, eccentric mathematician from the University of Cambridge. This man, an undeniable genius whose later life was plagued by controversy and tragedy, probably played a greater role in the eventual Alli
What's So Great About Jane Goodall? A Biography of Jane Goodall Just For Kids! by Blake Bibbins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Most people today know about Jane Goodall because of her incredible work with chimpanzees in the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. They may also know about her efforts to educate people about environmental conservation and the need to respect animals. But what few people know is that, throughout her life, Jane Goodall has been a woman shaped by Africa. She grew up thinking about Africa; she