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Earth in the Crosshair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A meteorite, several miles in diameter had us in its cross-hair. We built a huge H-bomb, and with a rocket sent it up to either destroy or deflect this mountain in the sky. Instead of deflecting the meteorite, the bomb smashed it to pieces. Now instead of one huge meteorite that would have fallen close to Midway Island, we now had thousand that will hit around the entire world.
Radon & The Sinister Meteorite
Series: The Radon Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Radon Schneider flies his airplane over Arizona looking for ancient terrains that may contain meteorites. Hiking in the desert this retired geologist finds a mysterious meteorite. It contains remains of an extraterrestrial microbe. A genetics lab brings a home-grown analogue of the microbe to life, terrorists steal it and start an epidemic, killing hundreds. Will Radon's scientific guile prevail?
The Adventures of Pedro, a Space Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The story starts with Pedro narrating how he fell on Earth when he was going around the Sun. But the story goes beyond a simple traveling adventure. Pedro teaches kids about science and diversity. He tells his story from the bookshelf of a scientist where he engages in conversations with two other meteorites, Peter and Ping, and with Pebbles, an Earth rock.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
The Solar System Lesson Plan Workbook K-5
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover why Pluto is no longer a planet and other interesting information about our solar system. This workbook is for K-5 and contains facts about the planets, moons in the solar system, the moon landing, other objects that live in our solar system and exploring space. Engage your students in creative thinking with the writing exercises and fact finding.
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.