John Youker


Retired college teacher. Taught chemistry in NY and NC. Also worked on emergency planning and response for hazardous materials accidents.


1/10th the Speed of Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The second edition of “1/10th the Speed of Light” is a collection of more traditional science fiction stories. No magic, wizards, vampires or beings with powers that violate the laws of physics. The main story concerns a civilization that has achieved interstellar travel between closely spaced stars in a cluster. Other stories concern future technology and environmental regulation.
Where are the Flying Cars? Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Where are the Flying Cars? is not really about flying cars. It's a brief discussion of science, technology and public policy, and the need to confront the reality that not all new and proposed technologies will ultimately prove to be both successful and (hopefully) environmentally benign. Included is a suggested energy policy for America with some of the rationales behind the recommended actions.
Myrtle Beach Mysteries 2nd Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of five short detective stories set in North Myrtle Beach South Carolina.

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