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The Astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin – A Short Biography by Doug West
Price: $2.99 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.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography by Doug West
Price: $2.99 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: $2.99 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.
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.
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.
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
Los Enigmas de Turing by Eduardo Diaz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: Spanish. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Este pequeño libro explora la figura de Alan Turing, el brillante matemático y científico inglés, considerado por muchos el padre de la computación. Un hombre notable cuyo trabajo permitió el desarrollo del computador moderno. Algunos han dicho que es una de las figuras más importantes del siglo XX.
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 » 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).
Inventors You Should Know: Profiles for Kids by KidLit-O
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
Steve Jobs for Kids: A Biography of Steve Jobs Just for Kids! by KidLit-O
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.
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.
Stephen Hawking: Riddles of Time & Space by Bluewater Productions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Stephen Hawking is one of the most brilliant minds of this century. Bluewater Productions is bringing you his life story in this unique comic book format. Find out all about the man the myth and the legend!
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 » Self-improvement » Creativity(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
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 » 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.
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.
Cannabis Cures Cancer? by Steven Hager
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?
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