Books tagged: exoplanet

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Fundamental Force Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mankind was warned not to touch Pandora's box, a lost relic of an alien race, but it decided not to listen...
Introduction to Astrobiology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The book is all about the search for life in other planets apart from Earth. Is it true that life exist in other planets? There are indications to that.
Silence of the Stars
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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The mission was simple: Find the existence of other life forms outside our known solar system. For one man this mission has become his sole lifeline to the tiny blue marble across the Milky Way, his memories fading as time dilation and light years carry him away from anything recognizable.
Caelarus
Price: Free! Words: 70,370. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Samantha Calloway, a twenty-something astronomy professor, reconsiders and decides to take part in a government funded exoplanet research project which is as secretive as it is risky, but after she goes missing, her fiancé journeys to the distant Earth-like planet Caelarus to ascertain her fate.
Descent into Mayhem
Price: Free! Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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After two hundred years of isolated existence, the colonists of the fertile super-earth orbiting Gliese 667C suddenly find themselves confronted with annexation by Earth. Oblivious to the impending invasion, Toni Miura joins Capicua’s decrepit armed forces with the aim of driving the Hammerhead, a bipedal armored suit which is the epitome of his planet's ailing warrior spirit. This is his story.
Flipspace: Close Encounters For Their Kind
Series: Flipspace, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Recouping from their losses, and breaking in replacements, Colonel Rama is briefed for a mission that potentially violates exo-solar planetary research treaties. Rediscovered among archives of a telescope considered lost in the prior century, the data includes surface changes on the alien world that may suggest intelligent life.
The Maytag Scenario
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
No one was conscious when the hydrogen reservoir blew apart and drove the Constellation off course, but René was quickly revived to fix the problem. With hundreds of years to go until his spaceship reaches its destination and unable to return to hibernation, René knows he will spend the rest of his days alone. Can he find a truth that makes sense in an empty universe before it's too late?
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.
Of Man, Sun and Stars
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five short science fiction stories. The Exchange - some strange buyers prove to be more than meets the eye Raging Star - a genocidal killer reveals the hopeless fight for mankind's survival Eden - survival in the first extrasolar human colony The Suit - a ground-breaking experiment goes beyond science Yar's Plume - a unique man retells his story of communicating with an alien entity
The D'war'en Heir
Series: Tales of the Antares Rangers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The teenage crew of the sentient starship, Sampson K. Perry, has a forty-day supply of food...for a 500-year voyage back home. But the planet they discover harboring life holds one additional surprise—a feudal civilization that speaks an ancient Earth language. Why the D'war'en are hundreds of light years from the Colonies is one thing, but more importantly, will they willingly share their food?