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The Unfortunate Survival of Peter Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 34,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Lindsay Cunningham goes through the motions of life until the effects of another person’s choice forces her into waking up, because you can’t run for your life if you live like you're dead. So she runs - straight into a witch trial, a cave of wonders, and a man with secrets who wants to both use her and protect her.
Feynman Lectures Simplified 1C: Special Relativity and the Physics of Light
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Feynman Simplified gives mere mortals access to the fabled Feynman Lectures on Physics. Feynman Simplified 1C covers about a quarter of Volume 1, the freshman course, of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
Bricolage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It took the crew of the Krillian five years to get back to Imperial Space. However, they're decommissioned from the Spacefarer Union because of the unlicensed repair work used to make them spaceworthy again! Now they need to prove they are worthy of serving in the Intergalactic Empire’s Space Union to get reinstated into active service. The future of space travel in the Human Sector.
Beyond the Hidden Sky
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
To escape Augustus Troy's wrath for refusing his job offer, terralogist, Laren Brightstar, accepts a prestigious position on a primitive planet on the other side of the galaxy. Onboard a starcruiser during the move, his teenage daughter, Creena, turns up missing. Circumstances imply it was no accident. Laren has to find her before Troy does, regardless of cost, changing everyone's life forever.
A Thousand Eves
Series: Antigravel. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Ash returns from his scouting mission, he finds the generation fleet 60 years older and run over by women. But will he manage to deliver his precious data to the ship's computer, when his only friends are a teenage girl and a chauvinist drone, when every woman aboard wants to kill him on sight and when the bloodthirsty leader Una wants to stop things from changing?
The Logic of Simultaneity – Relativity without Inertial Frames
Price: Free! Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Special Relativity, although mathematically simple, cannot be explained in words. The theory is ambiguous because it can only describe physical phenomena through the eyes of a participating observer. This essay tries to lift the blindfold from our abstract eye. It presents an observer independent relativistic view of the universe.
Global Positioning System Clock Errors
Series: Gravitation, Book 19. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Gravity
Atomic clocks in circular motion above Earth are subject to special relativity, quantum mechanics and potential energy effects. General Relativity fails to distinguish between these different effects. To do this would require incorporating quantum mechanics, especially Bohr's second condition ΔE=hν into General Relativity, an impossibility because of different objects and laws of nature.
Prominence - Redemption
Series: Prominence. Price: Free! Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Orlak are strange plant like beings that appear intent to annihilate every Vaslusian world they find. They are winning. With Vaslus under increasing threat of total destruction by its unstable star things are desperate. It is now or never to make peace, but how do you make peace with a civilisation you cannot even communicate with?
Benders: Decisions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Imagine you could slow time but weren't sure who to tell or who to trust. Should you tell your best friend? You need help and the other Benders aren't talking to you. What's more the Rep trials are coming up and you missed the chance to trial last year. You've got to make the team this year. Maybe then the other Benders will take notice. What should you do? Do you even have a choice?
Is, Ts, Infinity
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This essay proves logically that space, matter, and energy are infinite. It also proves that time dilation does not exist.