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An incredible, true-life adventure set on the most dangerous frontier of all-outer spaceIn the nearly forty years since Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, space travel has come to be seen as a routine enterprise-at least until the shuttle Columbia disintegrated like the Challenger before it, remin...

 

903 days

 Date: 07/31/15 06:10   in : E-Books & Audio Books  Audio Books 

The riveting true story of mother-and-daughter queens Catherine de Medici and Marguerite de Valois, whose wildly divergent personalities and turbulent relationship changed the shape of their tempestuous and dangerous century.Set in magnificent Renaissance France, this is the story of two remar...

 

Nerds: Once a tormented subrace of humans... Now captains of industry! You dont have to be a stereotypical geekwad to appreciate the tenets of Nerdism and to make your innate talents for overanalysis and hyper-self-awareness work for you instead of against you. Join Nerd superstar Chris Hardwi...

 

Its a bad time to be a boy in America. With increased school violence, it seems to some that boys in our society are the problem. However, oft-quoted studies purport to show that in fact it is girls who need extra help in school, and that society favors boys. Analyzing the work of leading acad...

 

903 days

 Date: 07/31/15 06:09   in : E-Books & Audio Books  Audio Books 

An homage to the men and women of science, and an exposition of Einsteins place in scientific history.... In this fascinating collection of articles and speeches, Albert Einstein reflects not only on the scientific method at work in his own theoretical discoveries, but eloquently expresses a g...

 

An inspiring collection of essays, in which Albert Einstein addresses the topics that fascinated him as a scientist, philosopher, and humanitarian. Divided by subject matter - "Science," "Convictions and Beliefs," "Public Affairs," etc. - these essays consider eve...

 

Following the fortieth anniversary of Apollo 11, as NASA prepares to return astronauts to the moon, Footprints in the Dust offers a thorough, engrossing, and multifaceted account of the Apollo missions. The flight of Apollo 11 was a triumph of human endeavor, persistence, and technology, one o...

 

A richly detailed and dramatic account of one of the greatest achievements of humankind. At 9:32 A.M. on July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 rocket launched in the presence of more than a million spectators who had gathered to witness a truly historic event. It carried Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Mi...