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This book is a collection of true short stories and anecdotes that happened to me over the course of my life. As a college student at the University ofAlabama, I witnessed turbulent times during the historical “”Civil Rights Era”“.My profe… more

LIFE AND TIMES OF A WAYWARD GEOLOGIST: A lifetime of personal anecdotes, adventures, and more…
John Craig Shaw
Authorhouse , English
John Stuart Mill: His life a... - Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawce...

John Stuart Mill: His life a...Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawce...

John Stuart Mill was born on the 20th of May, 1806. “I am glad,” wrote George Grote to him in 1865, with reference to a forthcoming article on his “Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy,” “to get an opportunity of saying what I t… more

John Stuart Mill: His life and works
Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawcett, Frederic Harrison
Great Scientists of India (P... - M.R. Shanbhag

Great Scientists of India (P...M.R. Shanbhag

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The book is the second and last part in the Great Indian Scientists. In this part the following are featured:Satyendranath BoseVikram SarbhaiBirbal SahaniHomi Bhabha

Great Scientists of India (Part II Book 2)
M.R. Shanbhag
Litent ePublishing , English
Reluctant Genius: Alexander ... - Charlotte Gray

Reluctant Genius: Alexander ...Charlotte Gray

The popular image of Alexander Graham Bell is that of an elderly American patriarch, memorable only for his paunch, his Santa Claus beard, and the invention of the telephone. In this magisterial reassessment based on thorough new research, … more

Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention
Charlotte Gray
Arcade Publishing , English
Buckminster Fuller - A Short... - Sylvia Miner

Buckminster Fuller - A Short...Sylvia Miner

Engineer, Author, Inventor and so much more! This short biography of Buckminster Fuller gives you a short rundown on some of fuller’s major achievements.

Buckminster Fuller - A Short Biography for Kids
Sylvia Miner
Illustrated Biographies-Albe... - Marie Publications

Illustrated Biographies-Albe...Marie Publications

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”–Albert Einstein

Illustrated Biographies-Albert Einstein
Marie Publications
Marie Publications , English
Beautiful Land of the Sky: J... - Loren M. Wood

Beautiful Land of the Sky: J...Loren M. Wood

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John Muir is considered to be the supreme icon of western wilderness and preservation. His counterpart in the east is Harlan P. Kelsey, an often obscure and forgotten figure. In Beautiful Land of the Sky, author Loren M. Wood chronicles Ke… more

Beautiful Land of the Sky: John Muir’s Forgotten Eastern Counterpart, Harlan P. Kelsey
Loren M. Wood
iUniverse , English
A Genius in the Family - Hiram Percy Maxim

A Genius in the FamilyHiram Percy Maxim

The biography of Hiram Maxim, as told by his son. Hiram Maxim was a distinguished engineer and inventor of the first recoil-powered machinegun, among other things.

A Genius in the Family
Hiram Percy Maxim
EHM Publishing , English
I Am An Engineer: A Memoir - Rusty Allred

I Am An Engineer: A MemoirRusty Allred

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Memoir of one engineering career: the decision points, the highs, the lows and everything between.

I Am An Engineer: A Memoir
Rusty Allred
Creative Arts & Sciences House , English
So You Want to be a Ferry Pilot - Spike Nasmyth

So You Want to be a Ferry PilotSpike Nasmyth

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SO YOU WANT TO BE A FERRY PILOT is made up of nineteen true short stories about ferrying airplanes from one part of the world to another. Each flight has something about it that wasn’t planned. Unexpected heart stopping engine failures, we… more

So You Want to be a Ferry Pilot
Spike Nasmyth
Trafford , English
From The Trench of Mission C... - Maurice Kennedy, Charles Dei...

From The Trench of Mission C...Maurice Kennedy, Charles Dei...

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This book is a collective effort on the part of many of the NASA flight controllers who “manned” the front row of consoles in Mission Control during the preeminent days of America’s Manned Spaceflight Program.These controllers were the sing… more

From The Trench of Mission Control to the Craters of The Moon
Maurice Kennedy, Charles Deiterich III, William Stoval, William Boone III, Glynn S. Lunney, H. David Reed, Jerry C. Bostick
Great Astronomers: Tycho Brahe - Robert Ball

Great Astronomers: Tycho BraheRobert Ball

This is the chapter on 16th century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe from Sir Robert S. Ball’s Great Astronomers, second edition, which begins: “The most picturesque figure in the history of astronomy … Tycho Brahe was alike notable for his … more

Great Astronomers: Tycho Brahe
Robert Ball
Forty years of Edison servic... - Thomas Commerford Martin

Forty years of Edison servic...Thomas Commerford Martin

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Forty years of Edison service, 1882-1922; (1922)

Forty years of Edison service, 1882-1922; (1922)
Thomas Commerford Martin
Stories of Invention Told by... - Edward E. Hale

Stories of Invention Told by...Edward E. Hale

Illustrated edition - The book includes 10 new unique illustrations relevant to the book. .This little book closes a series of five volumes which I undertook some years since, in the wish to teach boys and girls how to use for themselves th… more

Stories of Invention Told by Inventors and their Friends (Illustrated)
Edward E. Hale
The private life of Galileo - Galileo Galilei

The private life of GalileoGalileo Galilei

contain the private life of Galileo such as Galileo’s birth, family, education, friend, invention Etc.

The private life of Galileo
Galileo Galilei


How to Fail at College tells you everything you can do wrong at college.

i universe , English
Son of (Entropy)2: Personal ... - Peter C. Mayer

Son of (Entropy)2: Personal ...Peter C. Mayer

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Their son, mostly for fun, writes this collection of vignettes about two prominent scientists. The forward includes a description of the two, summarizing their character and their careers. The summary contains an explanation of the title, … more

Son of (Entropy)2: Personal Memories of a Son of a Chemist, Joseph E. Mayer, and a Nobel Prize Winning Physicist, Maria Goeppert Mayer
Peter C. Mayer
AuthorHouse , English
Alfred Nobel - Kenne Fant

Alfred NobelKenne Fant

This is the most complete and only full-length biography available of the legendary inventor of dynamite and founder of the prizes that bear his name, Alfred Nobel. Nobel’s story-which the New York Review of Books described as “extraordinar… more

Alfred Nobel
Kenne Fant
Arcade Publishing , English
A Kansan Conquers the Cosmos... - Alan Glines

A Kansan Conquers the Cosmos...Alan Glines

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A Kansan Conquers the Cosmos presents the story of Alan Glines, who began working with NASA in 1966 and was part of Mission Control during the height of the space program. Full of fun and excitement, Glines’s autobiography offers a first-pe… more

A Kansan Conquers the Cosmos: or, “Spaced Out All My Life!”
Alan Glines
iUniverse , English
Ice Man - Stan Paterson

Ice ManStan Paterson

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This story tells how Stan Paterson became a glaciologist and the author of a standard textbook on the subject and, almost as a sideline, an adventurous mountaineer - or maybe it was the other way around. His career spanned an interesting pe… more

Ice Man
Stan Paterson
Papyngay Press , English