Circling the Sun
Author : Paula McLain
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release :2015-07-28
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780345534194

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BOOKPAGE, AND SHELF AWARENESS • “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun, which . . . is both beautifully written and utterly engrossing.”—Ann Patchett, Country Living This powerful novel transports readers to the breathtaking world of Out of Africa—1920s Kenya—and reveals the extraordinary adventures of Beryl Markham, a woman before her time. Brought to Kenya from England by pioneering parents dreaming of a new life on an African farm, Beryl is raised unconventionally, developing a fierce will and a love of all things wild. But after everything she knows and trusts dissolves, headstrong young Beryl is flung into a string of disastrous relationships, then becomes caught up in a passionate love triangle with the irresistible safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and the writer Baroness Karen Blixen. Brave and audacious and contradictory, Beryl will risk everything to have Denys’s love, but it’s ultimately her own heart she must conquer to embrace her true calling and her destiny: to fly. Praise for Circling the Sun “In McLain’s confident hands, Beryl Markham crackles to life, and we readers truly understand what made a woman so far ahead of her time believe she had the power to soar.”—Jodi Picoult, author of Leaving Time “Enchanting . . . a worthy heir to [Isak] Dinesen . . . Like Africa as it’s so gorgeously depicted here, this novel will never let you go.”—The Boston Globe “Famed aviator Beryl Markham is a novelist’s dream. . . . [A] wonderful portrait of a complex woman who lived—defiantly—on her own terms.”—People (Book of the Week) “Circling the Sun soars.”—Newsday “Captivating . . . [an] irresistible novel.”—The Seattle Times “Like its high-flying subject, Circling the Sun is audacious and glamorous and hard not to be drawn in by. Beryl Markham may have married more than once, but she was nobody’s wife.”—Entertainment Weekly “[An] eloquent evocation of Beryl’s daring life.”—O: The Oprah Magazine

Circling the sun
Author : Benka Pulko,Gorazd Jukovič
Publisher :
Release :2008
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9619114914

Circling the Sun
Author : Maryann Dobeck
Publisher : Sundance Publishing
Release :2004
Total pages :16
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0760889171

Student Book

Publisher :
Release :2016
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1945048085

Author : T. VANAJA
Publisher : Notion Press
Release :2020-01-21
Total pages :104
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781647835453

In her first book, Vanaja takes readers on a journey to a world of Hindu Mythology. She describes the greatness of Amarakosam, which was written by Amarasinha, a court-poet in the period of King Chandragupa II. It involves all the characters of Hindu Mythological epics. Reviews I read the book “Amarakosam for Beginners Volume 1” authored by T.Vanaja. She has explained each name with detail explanations. I found it very easy to understand. The work is very much appreciable. Hope She continues to work with the same enthusiasm for the remaining volumes also. - Mrs C. Sukanya Baba M.A (Eco) I am working in a software company. I am unknown to Sanskrit language and the book named “Amarakosam”. Though forced to read the book, I am fascinated by the contents of book. Madam has the explained the slokas in detail. I look forward for other volumes. - M. Shruti

Author : Amy Margaret
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
Release :2001
Total pages :24
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0823956458

Describes the history, unique features, and exploration of Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun.

Uncovering Student Ideas in Astronomy
Author : Page Keeley,Cary Ivan Sneider
Publisher : NSTA Press
Release :2012
Total pages :255
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781936137381

What do your students know or think they know about what causes night and day, whether the Moon orbits the Earth, and why the Sun keeps glowing? Find out with this book on astronomy, the latest in NSTA s popular Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. The 45 astronomy probes provide situations that will pique your students interest while helping you evaluate their understanding (or misunderstanding) of how the universe operates. The book is organised into four broad sections: the Earth and gravity; the Earth, Sun, and Moon system; the solar system and gravity in space; and stars, galaxies, and the universe. As the authors note, it s not always easy to help students untangle mistaken ideas. Using this powerful set of tools to identify students preconceptions is an excellent first step to helping your students achieve scientific understanding.

To Infinity and Beyond
Author : Eli Maor
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release :1991
Total pages :284
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0691025118

Eli Maor examines the role of infinity in mathematics and geometry and its cultural impact on the arts and sciences. He evokes the profound intellectual impact the infinite has exercised on the human mind--from the horror infiniti of the Greeks to the works of M. C. Escher; from the ornamental designs of the Moslems, to the sage Giordano Bruno, whose belief in an infinite universe led to his death at the hands of the Inquisition. But above all, the book describes the mathematician's fascination with infinity--a fascination mingled with puzzlement. Maor explores the idea of infinity in mathematics and in art and argues that this is the point of contact between the two, best exemplified by the work of the Dutch artist M. C. Escher, six of whose works are shown here in beautiful color plates.--Los Angeles Times [Eli Maor's] enthusiasm for the topic carries the reader through a rich panorama.--Choice Fascinating and enjoyable.... places the ideas of infinity in a cultural context and shows how they have been espoused and molded by mathematics.--Science -- "Science"

A Pen Named Man: Our Purpose
Author : John W. Newton
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release :2011-12-22
Total pages :228
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781621891864

We achieve immortality by living. Every minute of our lives, every thought of our minds, and each action we perform no matter how insignificant are recorded immemorial. We are living entities and the story of our lives can never be taken away. The most significant feature of this book is how it captures our innermost sensitivity to life. A Pen Named Man: Our Purpose appeals to anyone who has ever wondered about his or her purpose in life. This book describes the underlying nature of reality, meaning to life, and value of the human experience on Earth. The book tells us what God is made of. The essence of Existence is described as consisting of three constituents, i.e., the domain, substance, and quality of being. Reality is examined from a top-down approach with the Animate Form of Life identified along with its major component, the universe of galaxies, stars, and planets. Every organism has a role to play in the story of animate life. Throughout the book, the human species is examined relative to the subject matter under review. That is, man's relationships to God, the universe, the world, and other species of life are evaluated. This book tells us why we are here. The importance of the human experience is emphasized with man identified as God's representative on Earth and assigned the role of gardener and governor of Nature.

A History of Physical Theories of Comets, From Aristotle to Whipple
Author : Tofigh Heidarzadeh
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release :2008-05-23
Total pages :278
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781402083235

Although the development of ideas about the motion and trajectory of comets has been investigated piecemeal, we lack a comprehensive and detailed survey of ph- ical theories of comets. The available works either illustrate relatively short periods in the history of physical cometology or portray a landscape view without adequate details. The present study is an attempt to review – with more details – the major physical theories of comets in the past two millennia, from Aristotle to Whipple. My research, however, did not begin with antiquity. The basic question from which this project originated was a simple inquiry about the cosmic identity of comets at the dawn of the astronomical revolution: how did natural philosophers and astronomers define the nature and place of a new category of celestial objects – comets – after Brahe’s estimation of cometary distances? It was from this turning point in the history of cometary theories that I expanded my studies in both the pre-modern and modern eras. A study starting merely from Brahe and ending with Newton, without covering classical and medieval thought about comets, would be incomplete and leave the fascinating achievements of post-Newtonian cometology unexplored.

Understanding the New Solar System
Author : Editors of Scientific American
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release :2002-12-02
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780759527478

This volume reveals the latest knowledge of the composition and nature of our solar family. Here you'll discover what lies beyond the orbit of Pluto, which solar body is the most volcanically active, and which solar system bodies have atmospheres and may harbour primitive life.

A Knowledgeable Approach to Truth
Author : John O'Loughlin
Publisher : Centretruths Digital Media
Release :2013-02-05
Total pages :292
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781446695906

A KNOWLEDGEABLE APPROACH TO TRUTH is Volume One of John O'Loughlin's 'Collected Essays' and embraces material from five other titles, some in part, some in total, dating from 1977-81. The title is intended to be slightly tongue-in-cheek about approaching truth from such an egotistically if not egocentrically physical standpoint, but that is what the author was doing back in the late 1970s, at what was a comparatively early stage of his philosophical development, when he had yet to earn his aphoristic spurs or, rather, wings.

Lonely Pluto
Author : Carol Pugliano-Martin
Publisher : Benchmark Education Company
Release :2005-01-01
Total pages :16
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781410841940

Perform this script about Pluto.

NEBULAR Collection 5: Panic in the Galaxy
Author : Thomas Rabenstein
Publisher : SciFi-World Medien Verlag
Release :2014-06-08
Total pages :420
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES

While the Solar Union Fleet is partially successful in fighting the Circle of Victors, Toiber Arkroid and his team are still in the Delta Trianguli system, unaware of the events at home. In Ray-Mainai, the sub-terrain metropolis on the planet Equinox, scientists are trying to solve the mystery of how the Progonaut flagship Atlantika was able to reach the Neo-Sapien system without a functioning faster-than-light propulsion system. How was it possible that the Progonaut crew was able to live through thousands and thousands of years without aging? Was the defeated humanoid gnome, who suppressed the will of the Progonauts with his strong mental powers, a member of the Dark Brotherhood? Toiber Arkroid makes a decision with far reaching consequences by flying to the other side of the Milky Way. Now, he begins to understand what kind of danger is looming as he is confronted with the Panic in the Galaxy …

Parametric Model of a Lunar Base for Mass and Cost Estimates
Author : Peter Eckart
Publisher : Herbert Utz Verlag
Release :1996
Total pages :234
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 3980392511

Why is Snot Green?
Author : Glenn Murphy
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release :2011-07-22
Total pages :240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780330543309

Why is snot green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? What are scabs for? Will computers ever be cleverer than people? Discover the answers to these and an awful lot of other brilliant questions frequently asked at the Science Museum in this wonderfully funny and informative book. Divided into five sections, which cover everything from the Big Bang to bodily functions and cool gadgets: Lost in Space The Angry Planet Animal Answers Being Human Fantastic Futures Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, and published in association with the Science Museum, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Historical Theory
Author : Mary Fulbrook
Publisher : Routledge
Release :2003-10-04
Total pages :240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781134680788

Practising historians claim that their accounts of the past are something other than fiction, myth or propaganda. Yet there are significant challenges to this view, most notably from postmodernism. In Historical Theory, a prominent historian develops a highly original argument that evaluates the diversity of approaches to history and points to a constructive way forward. Mary Fulbrook argues that all historians face key theoretical questions, and that an emphasis on the facts alone is not enough. Against postmodernism, she argures that historical narratives are not simply inventions imposed on the past, and that some answers to historical questions are more plausible or adequate than others. Illustrated with numerous substantive examples and its focus is always on the most central theoretical issues and on real strategies for bridging the gap between the traces of the past and the interpretations of the present. Historical Theory is essential and enlightening reading for all historians and their students.

The Case for a Creator
Author : Lee Strobel
Publisher : Zondervan
Release :2009-05-18
Total pages :352
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780310565697

In this New York Times bestselling book, award-winning Chicago Tribune journalist Lee Strobel investigates and unpacks the scientific evidence that points toward God. "My road to atheism was paved by science . . . but, ironically, so was my later journey to God," Strobel says. During his academic years, Lee Strobel became convinced that God was obsolete, a belief that colored his journalism career. Science had made the idea of a Creator irrelevant - or so Strobel thought. But today science points in a different direction. A diverse and impressive body of research has increasingly supported the conclusion that the universe was intelligently designed. At the same time, Darwinism has faltered in the face of concrete facts and hard reason. Has science discovered God? At the very least, it's giving faith an immense boost, as new findings emerge about the incredible complexity of our universe. Join Strobel as he reexamines the theories that once led him away from God. Through his compelling and highly readable account, you’ll encounter the mind-stretching discoveries from cosmology, cellular biology, DNA research, astronomy, physics, and human consciousness that present astonishing evidence in The Case for a Creator. Also available: The Case for a Creator small group video study and study guide, Spanish edition, kids' edition, student edition, and more.

Woman's Talisman
Author : Mahrouyeh Maghzi
Publisher : FriesenPress
Release :2015-10
Total pages :132
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781460270547

Woman's Talisman is a guide for readers to examine their feelings and come to terms with their gender. The book follows a man who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and has a short time to live. He is an echo of the original man, Adam, and is seeking the knowledge and compassion of Eve, the primal soul of a woman. This journey illuminates readers' journeys and prompts them to think, dream and imagine the many realms of spiritual understanding. The journey proceeds through several days of experiences in this world and others. It is a process of enlightenment. "In two different parts of the world one man and one woman were mourning for different reasons, but for one ultimate goal, finding their beloved...the dying man was fighting with death's glory to find his beloved, and the moaning woman was fighting with life's glory to find her beloved sun." Woman's Talisman is written in a flowing, lyrical style similar to ancient texts and the bible. It is part poetry and part metaphorical narrative.

Mental Health Research Institute Staff Publications
Author : University of Michigan. Mental Health Research Institute
Publisher : UM Libraries
Release :1973
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015039698926