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Charles Wheatstone, Inventor... - Silvanus Phillips Thompson
 

Charles Wheatstone, Inventor...Silvanus Phillips Thompson

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A short biography of Charles Wheatstone, prolific English inventor. Among his more popular inventions are the first practical telegraph and the English concertina.

Charles Wheatstone, Inventor of the Telegraph
Silvanus Phillips Thompson
Shamrock Eden Publishing , 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
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
An Interactive Biography of ... - Charles River Editors
 

An Interactive Biography of ...Charles River Editors

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Includes over 10 minutes of video of Wright Brothers flightsIncludes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading.“For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in seve… more

An Interactive Biography of the Wright Brothers
Charles River Editors
Charles River Editors , 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
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
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
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
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
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
The Story of Gutenberg and t... - Rupert S. Holland
 

The Story of Gutenberg and t...Rupert S. Holland

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Originally published in 1911 as part of the author’s larger “Historic Inventions,” this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 32 pages, describes, in simple language, the life and work of German printer Jo… more

The Story of Gutenberg and the Printing Press
Rupert S. Holland
A. J. Cornell Publications , English
Ignatius Donnelly and The En... - Jack Swelters
 

Ignatius Donnelly and The En...Jack Swelters

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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
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
English
Carl Sagan - A Short Biograp... - Jonathan Madden
 

Carl Sagan - A Short Biograp...Jonathan Madden

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A short biography of Carl Sagan, noted scientist, teacher, and personality famous for “Cosmos,” his popular 13-part part television series about science.

Carl Sagan - A Short Biography for Kids
Jonathan Madden
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
The truth about Steve Jobs - Leto Nolotec
 

The truth about Steve JobsLeto Nolotec

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Steve Jobs was not a genius inventor. Steve Jobs was not a computer scientist. Steve Jobs did not hesitate to steal ideas from competitors and employees. It’s time to tell the truth about the person that was Steve Jobs: a great boss, a fant… more

The truth about Steve Jobs
Leto Nolotec
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
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
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
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