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Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age by Luke Timmerman
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,230. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Lee Hood did that rarest of things. He enabled scientists to see and do things they hadn't dreamed of. Scientists can now sequence human genomes in a day, setting in motion a revolution that is personalizing medicine. Award-winning journalist Luke Timmerman tells the story of this forceful personality who transformed our world.
Flying Sand Dollars, Left-handed Crabs, Giant Earwigs, and Other Curiosities by Malcolm Telford
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
In this uniquely personal collection of essays a self-proclaimed “incorrigible” and sometimes politically incorrect, biologist merges autobiography and history with accounts of intriguing animals and plants.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 » History » Biography
"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.
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 » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
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.
Wilhelm Reich: Eine Persönliche Biographie by Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $12.99 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.
Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography by Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 63,620. 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.