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In The Footsteps Of Columbus (Annotated) Introduction and Biography Included by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The book “In the Footsteps of Columbus” by Annie. J. Cannon was originally published in 1893. This annotated version contains an Introduction to the book with historical context to help the reader understand Miss Cannon’s world in the 1890s and a detailed biography of Annie J. Cannon is included at the end of her book.
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: About Authors Of The Catalog Of Human Population by Kate Bazilevsky
Price: Free! Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
For those interested in personal story of researchers of the Catalog of Human Souls (Catalog of human population), this book contains some information about their life & work. Currently it is impossible to find authentic information about A. Davydov & O. Skorbatyuk from other sources except from lab’s works, books published by HPA Press, & other information distributed by Human Population Academy.
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
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.