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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
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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 Story of a Migrant: a Personal Memoire By Donal Cruise O'Brien
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This memoire begins by charting a personal journey from a childhood spent in Howth, swimming in the cove and exploring the cliffs to Quaker boarding school in Waterford. Donal’s studies took... More > him from Dublin to Paris and Cambridge with graduate work in California and London. His decision to work on Africa began during university holidays in the Congo with his father who was serving in the United Nations in 1960. The School of Oriental and African Studies was the locus of Donal’s entire career from Research Fellow to Professor of Political Studies. Many have paid tribute to his capacity to listen, observe and develop his own unique perspective. Equal homage has been paid to his role as a teacher. In his retirement, Donal began work on this story of an Irishman living abroad. As a mark of his persistent courage, he completed the text in the last months of his life, despite serious illness. The migrant travelled well.< Less
Spinning the warp: A Personal Story By Judith H. Morrison
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Too taboo talk about? Shouldn't have been. From an idyllic early childhood and academic success, the course of the author’s life changed in her late twenties following a few hours wait in... More > casualty. What followed were family illnesses, bereavements and disability. While growing up she’d absorbed, as if by osmosis, the influence of her parents’ interests in naturopathy and Buddhism. That was the seed which sprouted in her thirties, developed into an interest in health and grew into her personal philosophy of practical epigenetics. An optimistic philosophy which arose from a synthesis of her life’s experiences, the study of psychology, Ayurveda, Permaculture and Emotional Logic and managing the challenges brought by multiple sclerosis.< Less
Okult By Wilhelm Person
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Okult is a GM-less horror RPG about people returning to the place where they grew up and find that things are not right. As they investigate they relive their teenage years through flashbacks and... More > find the roots of their problems in the past.< Less
While the world ends By Wilhelm Person
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'While the World Ends' is a story game for three to four players and plays in three to four hours. It tells a story about how the paths of four strangers cross in a world on the brink of change.... More > While the characters of the story struggle towards their own personal goals, the players compete to influence the the change to their own desired outcome. This is an RPG where you can actually WIN. This is a translation from the Swedish original 'Medan världen går under'.< Less
While the world ends By Wilhelm Person
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'While the World Ends' is a story game for three to four players and plays in three to four hours. It tells a story about how the paths of four strangers cross in a world on the brink of change.... More > While the characters of the story struggle towards their own personal goals, the players compete to influence the the change to their own desired outcome. This is an RPG where you can actually WIN. This is the revised version of the game. (Minor updates, no need to upgrade if you have the original version.)< Less
Nightmares of Eminent Persons: And Other Stories By Bertrand Russell
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Nightmares of Eminent Persons: And Other Stories
Nightmares of Eminent Persons: And Other Stories By Bertrand Russell
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Personal Musings By Ian Knight
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Personal Musings is a beguiling mix of short stories, poetry over a lifetime and reflections on lifes spiritual stories. Inspired by the authors late wife Georgina.