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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Yesterday's Team
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1937 a Professor of Botany named A. H. Reginald Buller wrote a letter to “The Observer” newspaper in London and claimed authorship of the limerick... “There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light; She set out one day, In a relative way. And returned on the previous night”.
Echoes of Family Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After believing her older sister lost and dead in the Breakup of the US, Lily Barrett gets word that Callie is alive: but over 900 miles away. Lily puts together a small team to reach her. It’s a long way to go, with something very odd hindering their ability to communicate over distance or even cross bridges. A chance meeting in Huntsville wrecks their plans, and puts all of their lives at risk.
Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station - 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This historic facility was the first large-scale central station nuclear power plant in the United States and the first plant of such size in the world operated solely to produce electric power.
Solving Nuclear Controversy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
An essay about solving controversy about nuclear power.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
A Short Sensible Book about the World, Us and Global Warming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Written particularly for readers without a scientific background, this book explains why global warming—actually, global overheating—is changing the world’s climate and will eventually destabilize our civilization. It then describes a plan to reverse global overheating with innovative but little-known technologies and government action that will create millions of jobs and widespread prosperity.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
100 Quotations from Dr. Albert Einstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Albert Einstein has always been my favorite physicist/scientist for many, many years. I have compiled his quotations for about 10 years. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. I have read many of his papers. In my opinion, he is #1 in a scale of 1 to 10.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.