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The Other Side of Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
There has been a burglary in the Physics Department of the University of Bern in Switzerland. Daniel von Arx, a young lawyer, stumbles on the scene and finds two encrypted discs leading him deep into the secret world of Galileo, Pestalozzi, and the indomitable Madame Curie — each on a united quest to save the planet.
Wave Deformation & Red Shift
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Waves & Wave Mechanics
A new theory to explain Hubble Effect red shift. Some prefatory discussion of laws of motion, centripetal force and moving mediums of waves. We support Impetus as the true Law of Inertia, rejecting both Aristotle's and Newton's views. The core point is to explain red shift as an effect of transverse motion of ether. Rotating galaxies, so the universe rotates too.
Galileo's Universe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Galileo was the greatest astronomer of his time. As the first person to look at the heavens with the newly invented telescope, he discovered evidence supporting the sun-centered theory of Copernicus.
Social Evolution: Heading for Catastrophe
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Have you ever realized that your view of the world has largely been shaped by social evolution? Imagine how differently you would have viewed the world if you had been born an ancient tribesman thousands of years ago and believed in Animism, which attributed living souls to nearly everything including plants and inanimate objects. Or if you had been born in Ancient Egypt and taught
Geocentricity: The Debates
Price: Free! Words: 57,360. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
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Geocentrism: The belief that Earth is literally motionless at the center of a universe which revolves around it. Believe it or not, in this day and age, there are still people who hold such a belief. But is there any scientific evidence to support this belief, or are these people just a bunch of kooks? This book consists of a series of debates on this issue.
Galileo: Short Stories: Galileo’s Telescope and the Catholic Lie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Inventions
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo and many more...  This is the short story of Galileo Galilee and how he has been proved right about everything.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Fizzyx for Fun, Exploring Physics through Experiment & Creative Play
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Physics, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Experiments & Projects
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Can Newtonian Physics be fun? Of course! By sequentially breaking down the basic concepts into easy bits with cartoons, amusing illustrations, little stories, stimulating experiments, and creative activities, Fizzyx for Fun is an attempt to replace intimidation with confidence and enjoyment, perhaps even to give a glimpse of the beauty of Physics!
Mind Games and Mysterious Strangers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Curious kids in hot pursuit of playful adventure get more than they bargained for when mysterious strangers suddenly show up – intent on blowing their minds wide open with games far beyond their wildest dreams....
Le grandi poesie italiane Volume 2
Series: Grandi poesie italiane, Book 2. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: Italian. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general, Poetry » European poetry » Italian
Eccoci al secondo volume de “le grandi poesie italiane”, una ennesima raccolta di grandi poesie dal medioevo alla metà del novecento. La grande poesia italiana non può certo essere racchiusa in un libretto... E così eccoci ad una seconda selezione di grandi autori e grandi poesie.