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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
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
An Accidental Biochemist (An... - Edwin G. Krebs

An Accidental Biochemist (An...Edwin G. Krebs

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An Accidental Biochemist (Annual Review of Biochemistry)
Edwin G. Krebs
Annual Reviews , English
An Interactive Biography of ... - Charles River Editors

An Interactive Biography of ...Charles River Editors

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Includes video of Bell’s helper, Thomas Watson, talking about the invention of the telephone.Includes pictures. *Includes a bibliography for further reading.”There cannot be mental atrophy in any person who continues to observe, to remember… more

An Interactive Biography of Alexander Graham Bell
Charles River Editors
Charles River Editors , 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
Makers of Electricity - Brother Potamian, James Jose...

Makers of ElectricityBrother Potamian, James Jose...

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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
Michael Faraday - James Crowther

Michael FaradayJames Crowther

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Michael Faraday. 86 Pages.

Michael Faraday
James Crowther
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
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
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
A Bloody Long Journey: Eryth... - Eugene Goldwasser

A Bloody Long Journey: Eryth...Eugene Goldwasser

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Eugene Goldwasser (1922-2010) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the University of Chicago, where he also earned a PhD in biochemistry, and where he remained as a faculty member for his entire career. His long-term project … more

A Bloody Long Journey: Erythropoietin (Epo) and the Person Who Isolated It
Eugene Goldwasser
Xlibris , 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
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
Christian Men of Science: El... - George Mulfinger, Julia Mulf...

Christian Men of Science: El...George Mulfinger, Julia Mulf...

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In this day of the atheistic or agnostic stereotype that is attached to the man of science, it is refreshing to study the lives of eleven great scientists who professed Christ as their Lord and Savior. In these short biographies, we are pre… more

Christian Men of Science: Eleven Men Who Changed the World
George Mulfinger, Julia Mulfinger Orozco
Ambassador International , 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
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
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
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


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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

John L. Sparks
iUniverse , English
Under Sand, Ice & Sea - A. Bryce Cameron

Under Sand, Ice & SeaA. Bryce Cameron

Mr. Cameron’s work as a Petroleum Engineer encompassed three continents and four decades. Commencing in the Middle East in the 1930s, the trail led to the Caribbean, North America and eventually the North Sea.During World War II, Mr. Camero… more

Under Sand, Ice & Sea
A. Bryce Cameron
Trafford Publishing , English