Books tagged: faster than light

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On the Interstellar Travel
Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
There is a physical possibility of faster-than-light motion in deep space, under conditions that cannot be achieved near large mass such as Earth or the Sun. Artificial gravity, which can make it possible, isn't out of the question with the technology we have today. All we have to do is turn Einstein's theory on its head. And it's much simpler than anyone suspects.
Go to Ground (Broken Dark Season One, Episode Two)
Series: Broken Dark. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hunted. Afraid. Alone. The crew of the Elias are running, chased from their operations on Calgany by the Alcohol Enforcement Agency. The AEA’s raid on Lisa Tant’s warehouse scattered the nefarious bootleggers and one of the bloodiest pursuits in Prohibition history ensued as they made their escape. The smugglers are desperate to go to ground, but the AEA means to have its prized arrests...
Friends in Command (Sons of the Starfarers: Book IV)
Series: Sons of the Starfarers. You set the price! Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The future of the Outworlds now lies in uncertain hands. The Imperials are back, and this time, a ragtag flotilla isn't going to stop them. But they aren't the only enemies of the new Outworld Confederacy. Together, Aaron and Mara must face a threat from within.
Earth Has No Tomorrow
Series: The Terran Trilogy. Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 and represented by pw. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Classical science fiction- Norman J. Ball penned "Earth has no tomorrow" 30 years ago, but only now releasing it for publication. After all this time, he only edited 20 words. A fast-paced, engaging and richly detailed plot with well-developed characters makes for a good and thoroughly engaging read- A book the reader won't be able to put down...or wait for the next book in the series.
The Resurrection Junket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When Chan Xiyi Aya's dream of life beyond the galactic frontier lands her in hot water with the Foundation who employs her, she gets her shot at the job she's aching for: chronicling the history of a planet she'd kill to protect, three hundred light years beyond the rim of human space. The catch? Only the dead can go.
Space Gypsies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The year is 2055, the first humans are on their way to colonize Mars. A meteorite shower damages their spacecraft worse than they realize. After months of traveling through space, they arrive in the vicinity of Mars, and then things go horribly wrong. There is no hope of a rescue mission. Incapable of landing as planned and without any contingency plans, they are doomed to drift out of control...
How to Travel Faster than Light
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper describes the technology that will be used to colonize distant planets in other solar systems. It is the most efficient form of transportation that is possible utilizing physical matter. A 5 watt laser pulse can be used to "push" a vehicle from Earth to Mars in about 12 minutes, at the speed of light. Suggestions for further research are made.
Comrades in Hope (Sons of the Starfarers: Book II)
Series: Sons of the Starfarers, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Isaac and Aaron have joined the war effort, and not a moment too soon. The Imperials are poised to strike at the heart of the New Pleiades and obliterate the ragtag flotilla standing in their way. Aaron always wanted to prove himself, but he was never ready to make the ultimate sacrifice—until now.
Lord When Adventure 3, Tesla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lord When and Binky must stop Tesla from using a terrible electronic device that will kill millions.