Books tagged: terraforming

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Fleeting Glimpse
Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fleeting Glimpse is a collection of three short stories previously published on my blog, now in a free and easily shared format. These brief character portraits explore the unseen frontiers of human space colonization: the Mormon retiree looking for a new promised land, the environmental scientist on a broken planet, and the diplomat who turns his skills to torture.
Mars (Episode 1)
Price: Free! Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the year 2062, ex-convict, Or Patterson, is chosen to start his life over on the newly terraformed Mars. Considering he lost his family and cannot get a job in this worldwide depression, he is thrilled to relocate. In this first short episode, he departs from Earth in a gigantic flying saucer with a thousand others. Shocking adventures ensue and Or appears to be signed for a tail spinning ride.
Beneath White Clouds
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 89,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Martin had never done a brave thing in his life... Until the day he fell below the clouds, and the world refused to hear what he found.
Terraforming the Atmosphere of Venus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
The atmosphere of Venus is 96% carbon dioxide, with low water and oxygen content. This short technical paper addresses altering the atmosphere for human habitation. The technology to perform this already exists. It was used on the World Trade Center on 9-11-2001 (reference DrJudyWood.com) The infrared lasers used to destroy the buildings is a type of rapid-aging technology.
DNA (an Ell Donsaii story #13)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In “DNA,” Ell’s five-year-old son Zage has become interested in the effects of certain genes on obesity. Work is being done to evaluate the possibility of terraforming the planet Mars by using Ell’s port technology to bring in water, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen from various other worlds in the solar system. Finally, some of Ell’s old enemies have decided to have one more try at kidnapping her...
Crashtown
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Crashtowners can't wait to disassemble Titus' robot friend and use it for spare parts. Escaping the boot-strapped town made out of crashed space ship parts to the uncharted wilderness, Titus and Bad'bot eventually become tangled up in a secret rebellion against the sponsors of the newly terraformed planet, and the search for freedom and friendship creates unlikely heroes.
Desert Rangers
Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Gabriel had been an Echusian Desert Ranger last season, and now he was responsible for a purchase that ended up falling short by 15,000 plants. To someone that didn't know him, it could look like a scam. He could be charged with capitalism, one of the few capital crimes in the Confederacy.
Beyond the Event Horizon Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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As the dominant force in the galaxy, they were used to bringing new worlds under their control, but were blinded by their own success...
The Resurrection Junket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When Chan Xiyi Aya's dream of life beyond the galactic frontier lands her in hot water with the Foundation who employs her, she gets her shot at the job she's aching for: chronicling the history of a planet she'd kill to protect, three hundred light years beyond the rim of human space. The catch? Only the dead can go.
The Winds of Altair
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,360. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With Earth struggling with too few resources for too many people, Jeff Holman heard the call to colonize the stars. Jeff signed up hoping for adventure, and hoping he could help save Earth's teeming masses by creating a new world: Altair VI. Jeff is determined to make Altair a haven for the human race before Earth collapses. But Altair VI isn't making it easy.