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Memoirs and Personal Stories' By Keith Boyer
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How does a boy transform his early fascination with how the world works into a career as a notable physicist? Follow Keith’s Boyer’s stories of working with explosives in the mines as a... More > teen, through offbeat jobs to pay for college, and on to a doctorate from MIT. This story is a journey of discovery. Keith’s life’s labors ranged from work on early radar, high energy physics, nuclear engines for interplanetary travel, and thermonuclear fusion research, to lasers capable of crushing matter to create temperatures similar to the sun’s core. After a career at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, Keith worked into his nineties to pursue new objectives such as X-ray lasers and holographic methods capable of imaging molecules and atoms. With a mixture of personal stories and approachable accounts of adventures with complex technologies, discover Big Physics and engineering that helped shape twentieth century technology, seen through the eyes of an inquisitive pioneer.< Less
Memoirs and Personal Stories' By Keith Boyer
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How does a boy transform his early fascination with how the world works into a career as a notable physicist? Follow Keith’s Boyer’s stories of working with explosives in the mines as a... More > teen, through offbeat jobs to pay for college, and on to a doctorate from MIT. This story is a journey of discovery. Keith’s life’s labors ranged from work on early radar, high energy physics, nuclear engines for interplanetary travel, and thermonuclear fusion research, to lasers capable of crushing matter to create temperatures similar to the sun’s core. After a career at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, Keith worked into his nineties to pursue new objectives such as X-ray lasers and holographic methods capable of imaging molecules and atoms. With a mixture of personal stories and approachable accounts of adventures with complex technologies, discover Big Physics and engineering that helped shape twentieth century technology, seen through the eyes of an inquisitive pioneer.< Less
The Galaxy Primes By E. E. (Edward Elmer) Smith
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Elmer Smith (also E. E. Smith, E. E. Smith, Ph.D., E. E.... More > "Doc" Smith, Doc Smith, "Skylark" Smith, or—to his family—Ted) (May 2, 1890 – August 31, 1965) was an American food engineer (specializing in doughnut and pastry mixes) and an early science fiction author, best known for the Lensman and Skylark series. He is sometimes called the father of space opera.Edward Elmer Smith was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on May 2, 1890 to Fred Jay Smith and Caroline Mills Smith, both staunch Presbyterians of British ancestry. His mother was a teacher born in Michigan in February 1855; his father was a sailor, born in Maine in January 1855 to an English father. They moved to Spokane, Washington the winter after Edward Elmer was born, where Mr. Smith was working as a contractor in 1900. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._E._Smith< Less
Rendezvous By Forest Fox
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In 1816, Captain Rosario is enjoying his life of adventure on the high seas until he and his crew are forced into a partnership with a ruthless band of space pirates, the Maraudians, who use the... More > buccaneers as unwilling time travelers in their insatiable quest for gold. After narrowly defeating the infamous Blackbeard, Rosario returns from his adventures in the past, disfigured and craving revenge. He has lost most of his men and his treasure, as well as the one love of his life, the enchanting Aleia. Attempting to flee from the Pirates of Marauda, Rosario is snared by a temporal storm, which takes him back in time once again. Hot in pursuit of Rosario, the superpirates soon recapture him. But their priorities change abruptly when they discover that the temporal storm may have been caused by the legendary Esseen crystals, which bestow divine powers on anyone who possesses them. Rendezvous is Book 2 of the Pirates of Marauda trilogy.< Less
Planet Comics 8 By Ryan Burton
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Weird Adventures of Other Worlds The Universe Of The Future Stories in this issue The Red Comet- Gale Allen- Flint Baker- Fero Interplanetary Detective- Don Granval In The War Of The Electrionic... More > Universe -Cradle Of The World- Captain Nelson Cole Of The Solar Force- Spurt Hammond- Buzz Crandall Of The Space Patrol- Crash Barker And The Zoom Sled- Planet Payson-< Less
Planet Comics 6 By Ryan Burton
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Weird Adventures of Other Worlds The Universe Of The Future Stories in this issue The Red Comet- Gale Allen of the Girl Patrol- Flint Baker- Auro Lord of Jupiter- Spurt Hammond- Fero Interplanetary... More > Detective- Don Granval- Planet Payson- Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol- Crash Barker and the Zoom sled- Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Air Force-< Less
Enlighten Day By P. E. Wickel
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The uneventful life of a young woman is suddenly turned upside down by a most unusual proposal that quickly turns into a journey of discovery, desperation, danger, love, and to the far reaches of... More > space. A science-fiction tale of interplanetary and interstellar travel intertwined in a delightful love story and fast-paced adventure that also touches on evolution, religion, intelligent design and other thought-provoking subjects.< Less
G-Mails By Linda Evans Anderson, Lee Evans
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G-Mails tells the story of two computer literate groundhogs, Siegfried and Murray, friends from birth who were separated during a joyride on a melon truck, and who keep up with each others adventures... More > by sneaking into human abodes to covertly e-mail one another—not to mention avoid paying those high internet server fees. From skateboarding muggings of little old ladies to interplanetary kidnappings; whether working at Wal-Mart or holding séances to contact fellow woodchuck roadkill in the Great Beyond, these two fat little hogs manage to overcome all obstacles and achieve their continuous lifetime goal: filling their bellies to bursting so they can make it through one more winter’s nap.< Less
Enlighten Day By P. E. Wickel
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The uneventful life of a young woman is suddenly turned upside down by a most unusual proposal that quickly turns into a journey of discovery, desperation, danger, love, and to the far reaches of... More > space... A science-fiction tale of interplanetary and interstellar travel intertwined in a delightful love story and fast-paced adventure that also touches on evolution, religion, intelligent design and other thought-provoking subjects.< Less
The Onslaught from Rigel By Fletcher Pratt
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In this story Pratt combines that knowledge with a vivid and fertile scientific imagination to construct an interplanetary story that marks a new triumph for WONDER STORIES QUARTERLY. We know that... More > many scientists believe that life may originally have come to earth in the form of spores, from other solar systems and other universes. We therefore might really have had our home dim ages ago, on worlds distantly removed from our earth. The ability to travel the interstellar spaces, however, might also be possessed by other creatures—creatures driven by fear, necessity and by the will to conquer. And if they come, in mighty waves, with scientific powers far beyond us, to dominate the earth, a terrible time will face the puny human race. And in this story they do come, and provoke some of the strangest and most exciting adventures that have yet been recorded.< Less