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Shards of the Abyss
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jesse Ownsman has survived boot camp and made it to his first assignment. No sooner does he arrive though and the planet's observatory discovers an intruder attempting to sneak up on them. With no hope of reinforcements before this stranger descends upon them, the very survival of Jesse and his compatriots rests solely on their shoulders.
Astrophotography, Just the Facts!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The purpose of "Astrophotography, Just the Facts!" is to outline a practical and concise approach to the collection and processing of astrophotography imagery using PixInsight and Photoshop. The author's astrophotography has been featured in many magazines including National Geographic, Astronomy, Sky and Telescope and Better Photography as well as many websites such as Space.com.
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.
Flipspace: Close Encounters For Their Kind
Series: Flipspace, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Recouping from their losses, and breaking in replacements, Colonel Rama is briefed for a mission that potentially violates exo-solar planetary research treaties. Rediscovered among archives of a telescope considered lost in the prior century, the data includes surface changes on the alien world that may suggest intelligent life.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
Jeremy's Space Rock
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
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An eleven year old boy who loves astronomy, while looking at the stars in the night sky, notices one star getting bigger. The more he stares the bigger it gets, but wait -- it's not moving! Then he realizes there is a REASON it's not moving. Too late to act, he freezes with fear and awaits the inevitable catastrophe that approaches his house!. PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site
Anomaly at Fortune Lake
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a remote lake in Canada, Ashley and Justin seek an off-the-grid lifestyle, while two anomalies merge into one. A distant galaxy exhibits unusual characteristics in Justin's amateur telescope, and something under the lake is stirring. Soon military submarine chaser aircraft from two countries are involved, and so are astronomers from around the world. It's a race to understand the anomaly.
Liberi Sursum Coeli
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A traditional gothic horror story from 18th century England sets up an arena for a wornout village priest and an ambitious astronomer, in the time when western celestial science was young. Old patient christianity is mixed with good intentions and personal ambitions as innocent, less educated community is drawn back to lands they once feared.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.