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THE LAST FLIGHT PLAN,: DESTI... - John L. Sparks
 

THE LAST FLIGHT PLAN,: DESTI...John L. Sparks

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This book is a true adventure story, a lovestory, and a tale that has some meaning.How to survive in a changing world and society, and to become a pilot, flying airplanes for a living. The tale is not that much different than most life sto… more

THE LAST FLIGHT PLAN,: DESTINATIONUNCERTAIN
John L. Sparks
iUniverse , English
Ignatius Donnelly and The En... - Jack Swelters
 

Ignatius Donnelly and The En...Jack Swelters

A century ago an eccentric Minnesota congressman knew more about the future than we do.

Ignatius Donnelly and The End of the Wolrld
Jack Swelters
Jack Swelters , English
LIFE AND TIMES OF A WAYWARD ... - John Craig Shaw
 

LIFE AND TIMES OF A WAYWARD ...John Craig Shaw

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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
Down Among the Dead Men - Michelle Williams, Keith McCarthy
 

Down Among the Dead MenMichelle Williams, Keith McCarthy

Michelle Williams is young and attractive, she has close family ties as well as a busy social life � but she is far from usual. She is a mortuary technician and her job involves dealing with those things in life that many people do not wish… more

Down Among the Dead Men
Michelle Williams, Keith McCarthy
Robinson
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
Edison, His Life and Inventi... - Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Com...
 

Edison, His Life and Inventi...Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Com...

A detailed biography of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of such things as the telephone, the microphone, the electric motor, the storage battery, and the electric light. In the words of the authors, “It is designed in these pages to bring the … more

Edison, His Life and Inventions (Annotated)
Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin
English
HOW TO FAIL AT COLLEGE - STEPHEN JEFFREY
 

HOW TO FAIL AT COLLEGESTEPHEN JEFFREY

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

HOW TO FAIL AT COLLEGE
STEPHEN JEFFREY
i universe , English
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
English
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
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
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
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
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
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
English
Percival Lowell's Big Red Car - William Lowell Putnam
 

Percival Lowell's Big Red CarWilliam Lowell Putnam

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This is the story of one car —a 1911 Stevens-Duryea Model Y “Big Six” — and its famous owner, Percival Lowell, the American astronomer best known for his studies of Mars and mathematical prediction of the discovery of Pluto. The narrative f… more

Percival Lowell’s Big Red Car
William Lowell Putnam
Light Technology Publishing , English
Going Dark - Guy R. McPherson
 

Going DarkGuy R. McPherson

We are the last individuals of our species on Earth. How shall we respond? How shall we act?

If industrial civilization is maintained, climate change will cause human extinction in the near term. If industrial civilization falls, suffici… more

Going Dark
Guy R. McPherson
PublishAmerica , English
Makers of Electricity - Brother Potamian, James Jose...
 

Makers of ElectricityBrother Potamian, James Jose...

MAKERS OF ELECTRICITY. CHAPTER I. Peregrinus and Columbus.

The ancients laid down the laws of literary form in prose as well as in verse, and bequeathed to posterity works which still serve as models of excellence. Their poets and historia… more

Makers of Electricity
Brother Potamian, James Joseph Walsh
Fordham University Press , 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
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
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