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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
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
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
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
Men of Science [Illustrated] - Sarah Bolton
 

Men of Science [Illustrated]Sarah Bolton

The book is about famous and successful scientists who achieved recognition in spite of many failures, bad times, poverty and misfortune. Author provides insightful stories of those people which give reader much motivation and hope for achi… more

Men of Science [Illustrated]
Sarah Bolton
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
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
English
Great Scientists of India (P... - M.R. Shanbhag
 

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

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
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
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
Ocean Warrior: My Battle to ... - Paul Watson
 

Ocean Warrior: My Battle to ...Paul Watson

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Paul Watson has rammed fishing trawlers, sunk whaling ships, sailed boldly into Soviet waters (when the Cold War still brewed) and brazenly taunted the governments of several powerful countries. He has stood in the path of oncoming icebreak… more

Ocean Warrior: My Battle to End the Illegal Slaughter on the High Seas
Paul Watson
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
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