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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.
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: $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.
Charles Babbage from the Beginning by Lucy Simister
Price: $10.00 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
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
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 » Celebrity biography
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
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.
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 » Scientists, Inventors
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.
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 » Social scientists & psychologists
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