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The Million Day Forecast And The Dark Exoplanet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Volume 2 In a story that's torn from today's headlines, 17 year old Emma Hayes is once again at the center of worldwide tumult. Days after becoming the youngest, and first female president, Emma is faced with the greatest challenges that any president has ever faced The questions raised in this riveting tale will provide every reader a mirror into the very soul of the human race!
Unbounded
Price: Free! Words: 54,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the future, probes are launched from Earth to nearby star systems. After transmitting their findings back to Earth, a starship ferries colonists to a new world. But the manned expedition finds something very different from what the probes promised. Now, while struggling to fit in with a crew of scientists, ship’s clerk Ryder Kask works to uncover the growing mysteries surrounding their mission.
Kepler's Cowboys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by David Lee Summers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has discovered thousands of new planets. Visiting, much less settling, those worlds will provide innumerable challenges. The men and women who make the journey will be those who don't fear the odds. They'll be Kepler's Cowboys. Saddle up and take an unforgettable journey in this anthology of science fiction stories about planets discovered by NASA's Kepler mission.
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space. Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
A Thousand Eves
Series: Antigravel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Ash returns from his scouting mission, he finds the generation fleet 60 years older and run over by women. But will he manage to deliver his precious data to the ship's computer, when his only friends are a teenage girl and a chauvinist drone, when every woman aboard wants to kill him on sight and when the bloodthirsty leader Una wants to stop things from changing?
14 Fun Facts About Exoplanets
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our galaxy contains about 200 billion stars. Astronomers believed that some of these stars must have solar systems with planets. They went looking – and found some. They call these planets extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Here are some fun facts about them. Ages 8 and up. Reading level: 6.9 All measurements in American and metric.
Treachery
Price: Free! Words: 39,260. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Screenplays » Sci-Fi
In TREACHERY, Janus learns from his enemies how he may save humanity with his unique gift. Features a unique take on time travel. In FORSAKEN, under the event horizon, the family confronts Father's sins, and a beguiling foe. In COUNTLESS, Jake detects thousands of distant worlds, and humanity builds a telescope large enough to photograph them. What will we discover, and what will it cost us
Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does the universe work?
A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
The Planet-Girded Suns: The Long History of Belief in Exoplanets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
From the late 17th century until the end of the 19th, almost all educated people believed that the stars are suns surrounded by inhabited planets. This book, first published by Atheneum in 1974 and now updated to include the scientific knowledge gained during the past 40 years, tells the story of the rise, fall, and eventual renewal of widespread conviction that we are not alone in the universe.