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Special Relativity: A Concise Guide for Beginners
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
This book is based upon a PowerPoint presentation that I gave, to convey the remarkable theory of Special Relativity. Most of the explanation is given in terms of diagrams and simple descriptions, without much recourse to mathematics. It also acts as a prequel to my following book which deals with General Relativity
The Magicians of Form
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
Picture a ruby glittering in a king's crown. Stroll through a garden in spring, admiring the beautiful shapes before you. Gaze at a spiral galaxy through a reflecting telescope. Are there common elements in these experiences? Are such diverse forms governed and produced by similar laws? The magicians provide solutions.
Jeremy's Space Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A twelve year old boy while looking at the stars in the night sky notices one star getting bigger. The more he stares the bigger it get, but it's not moving. Then he realizes there is a reason it's not moving. With no time to act he freezes with fear and awaits the inevitable catastrophe that approaches. PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site. Thanks!
General Relativity: A concise guide for beginners
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
This book is the second in a series dealing with Einstein’s theory of relativity, the first of these being “Special Relativity: A concise guide for beginners”. Both these books have been adapted from PowerPoint slides that were used for a short course of lectures on relativity. Addition text has been added so as to clarify and expand upon some of the contents of the original slides.
The Spiritual Winter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Time is accelerating on Earth and the leader of a powerful intelligence agency travels to the Yucatan to investigate Mayan clues. Through fortuitous meetings and mystical events he assembles the puzzling plan of humanity.
Dreambuckles, Turnpigs & Interpretations of Style
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Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 1. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
Ecstasy Bound and Bedridden: White Chocolate Delight
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Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
The Swan's Coconut Cream Eyes
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Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 3. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
The Gardenias of Octogenarian Insights
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Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
The Common Core 8th Science Practice Workbook: Earth in the Solar System i
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
The Common Core 8th Science Practice Workbook: Earth in the Solar System is a intensive and comprehensive practice and review guide of the Astronomy portion of the Common Core Science exam. This is a must have book for all middle school students studying the California Common Core science curriculum.