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Geocentricity: The Debates
Price: Free! Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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
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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, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
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.
Galileo's Resurrection
Series: The New Dark Ages, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,250. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Badly wounded and broken from their escape from Church forces, Kieva and Ellia find themselves in the dusty, coastal town of Brea. Once a shining beacon of thought and industry, it is not the city Ellia remembers. In a time where nothing is as it seems and memories betray her, Ellia must decide what path to take. Stay with Kieva and find the mysterious Order or continue the fight alone?
The Illumination of Science—Galileo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The life of Galileo. Color Illustrated. ‘Twas here, his final resting place, In a church… At last enshrined as the Father of Science. Embellished, as the Master in stone, He’s ever looking up Whence forth came the light From the starry skies.
Einstein's Third Mistake
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
A criticism of Einstein's model of gravity and his claim that space and time can expand and contract. These views were based not on observation or experiment but on ideology and his hope to resolve the Maxwell/Galileo dilemma. These views are philosophical or ideological and not scientific.
Venice in History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.