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The Outer Solar System
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This book will take you into the magical world of our Outer Solar System, giving the latest data and information on Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and more. HD images, fascinating facts and descriptions bring this book to life. Suitable for all ages.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Uncover the mysteries of space weather and solar activity, and learn about the practical consequences on human activity from astronaut safety to power grid blackouts with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The sixteen parts of this massive, thousand-page compilation report on every aspect of the vital role of the sun and space weather.
Solar Electricity Generation System with a DIY Sun-Tracking Proposition
Series: Science & Technology, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Energy from the Sun is freely available to most of the humanity while it is getting costlier from the electricity grids. The book informs the readers about generation of electricity from the Sun makes a proposition of a DIY project. The book provides all the useful information about power from the Sun and by using the proposition, a reader may find freedom, ease and economy in use of electricity.
The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space: A Guide to the Sun-Earth System - Comprehensive Information on the Effects of Space Weather on Human Life, Climate, Spacecraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This beautifully written work by one of America's top solar experts provides an easy-to-read yet thorough guide to our Sun and its impact on planet Earth. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the Sun and space weather.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious celestial object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Find out more about eclipses and amaze your friends with these 14 fun facts.
Stars of the Neighborhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
NASA Space Technology Report: Heliophysics - The New Science of the Sun-Solar System Connection, Recommended Roadmap for Science and Technology 2005-2035
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Heliophysics is the comprehensive new term for the science of the Sun-Solar System Connection; exploration, discovery, and understanding of our space environment; system science that unites all of the linked phenomena in the region of the cosmos influenced by a star like our Sun.
Hilton's Addiction
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Hilton's secret addiction is ruining his life, forcing him to the surface. A surface that has a secret of its own.
Re-Investigating Climate Change
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book attempts to collect together a range of diverse data which proves that the whole issue of “climate change” is more complicated and challenging than almost all researchers into all these topics are willing to consider, examine or entertain. If you have an open mind, you should find much of interest to follow up here.