Star Trek the Official Guide to Our Universe

Star Trek the Official Guide to Our Universe Author Andrew Fazekas
ISBN-10 9781426216527
Release 2016-06
Pages 237
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This book takes you for the first time to the edge of our real galaxy and beyond. Stunningly illustrated with hundreds of full-colour, futuristic star charts, illustrations and astronomical photos, explore the real-life deep space destinations as seen on television and film screens. An introduction to the astronomy of Star Trek and takes you on a voyage of discovery, examining the true astronomical counterparts that can be found in the night sky. From Altair to Vega and from red giants to white dwarfs, readers can visit over 50 real celestial objects visible in the night sky, as known to the Starfleet Academy. Print run 50,000.



The Realization of Star Trek Technologies

The Realization of Star Trek Technologies Author Mark E. Lasbury
ISBN-10 9783319409146
Release 2016-08-24
Pages 320
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The Realization of Star Trek Technologies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Realization of Star Trek Technologies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Realization of Star Trek Technologies book for free.



Everyman s Guide to the Mysteries of Agatha Christie

Everyman s Guide to the Mysteries of Agatha Christie Author Bruce Pendergast
ISBN-10 9781412023047
Release 2004
Pages 445
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Everyman's Guide to the Mysteries of Agatha Christie is a reference book covering Christie's 238 stories. It provides data never before published about both important and trivial facts. Dedications, time periods, and locations have been laboriously researched, and provided with "time warp" explanations. Even trivial data such as newspapers (100 in all), pubs (95) and automobiles (136) are shown as well as each story in which they are listed. English sayings totalling 259 are shown with the book(s) in which they appear, including a brief explanation of their meaning. Yet Guide is much more than a list of facts. It is an informative reference book about Christie's writings. As well, different perspectives on many of the perplexing mysteries within her mysteries are provided. Finally, Guide is not an alphabetical list of stories or characters. Instead, it lists many entrancing "errors" of sketches and text with comments explaining where possible the reasons for their existence. Most importantly, "Guide" does not betray any book's endings nor the identity of the villain, a rule that genuine Christie devotees always try to uphold.



The Complete Christie

The Complete Christie Author Matthew Bunson
ISBN-10 9780671028312
Release 2000-09-01
Pages 454
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Offers biographical details about the mystery writer's life, A-to-Z plot summaries of her novels, character listings, and film and television listings.



The Chief Inspector Gamache Series

The Chief Inspector Gamache Series Author Louise Penny
ISBN-10 9781466888432
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 960
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#1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author Louse Penny's beloved Chief Inspector Armand Gamache mystery novels have received critical acclaim, won numerous awards, and have enthralled millions of readers. Featuring Chief Inspector of Homicide Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec, these extraordinary novels are here together for the first time in a fabulous ebook bundle. Still Life Chief Inspector Gamache and his team of investigators are called to the scene of a suspicious death in Three Pines, a rural village south of Montreal. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul this Thanksgiving season. A Fatal Grace When CC de Poitiers is found dead the day after Christmas, electrocuted in the middle of curling match with no witnesses, Chief Inspector Gamache digs beneath the surface to find where the real secrets are buried. But it seems that Gamache has some enemies of his own, and with the coming of the bitter winter winds, something far more chilling is in store. The Cruelest Month A group of Three Pines villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a séance at the Old Hadley House, hoping to rid the town of its evil-until one of their party dies of fright. But was it a natural death, or murder? As Chief Inspector Gamache investigates, he will be forced to face his very own ghosts as well as those residing in this seemingly idyllic town.



Rethinking Nature

Rethinking Nature Author Bruce V. Foltz
ISBN-10 0253217024
Release 2004
Pages 357
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Rethinking Nature brings the voices of leading Continental philosophers into discussion about what is emerging as one of our most pressing and timely concerns—the environmental crisis facing our planet. The essays featured in this volume embrace environmental philosophy in its broadest sense and include topics such as environmental ethics, environmental aesthetics, ontology, theology, gender and the environment, and the role of science and technology in forming knowledge about our world. Here, philosophy goes out into the field and comes back with rich insights and new approaches to environmental problems. This far-reaching and lively volume affords firm ground for thinking about the multiple ways that humans engage nature. Contributors are David Abram, Edward S. Casey, Daniel Cerezuelle, Ron Cooper, Bruce V. Foltz, Robert Frodeman, Trish Glazebrook, James Hatley, Robert Kirkman, Irene J. Klaver, Alphonso Lingis, Kenneth Maly, Diane Michelfelder, Elaine P. Miller, Robert Mugerauer, Stephen David Ross, John Sallis, Ingrid Leman Stefanovic, Bruce Wilshire, David Wood, and Michael E. Zimmerman.



Star Trek

Star Trek Author Robert Greenberger
ISBN-10 9780760343593
Release 2012-11-08
Pages 256
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This is the first book to combine an authoritative history of the Star Trek franchise—including all six television series and eleven feature films—with anecdotes about the show from those who helped shape it from the outside in: the fans. Star Trek expert Robert Greenberger covers everything from show creator Gene Roddenberry’s initial plans for a series combining science-fiction and Western elements, the premiere of the original series in 1966, its cancellation, the franchise’s return in an animated series, and its subsequent history on television and film, up to expectations for the 2013 J.J. Abrams film. Along the way, Greenberger analyzes Star Trek’s unique cultural impact and tremendous cult following, including the famous (and first ever) save-the-show mail campaign. But this isn't a sugarcoated history; this book chronicles the missteps as well as the achievements of Roddenberry and others behind the franchise. Approximately two dozen sidebars provide personal experiences of dedicated Trekkies who influenced or became a part of the franchise. Star Trek fandom is unparalleled in the effects it has had on the franchise itself. The book is illustrated with a large collection of photographs of memorabilia, many of which have never been seen before in print.



Techniques Labs for Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments

Techniques Labs for Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments Author Kenneth Williamson
ISBN-10 9781111430412
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 336
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Succeed in your organic laboratory course with TECHNIQUES LABS FOR MACROSCALE AND MICROSCALE ORGANIC EXPERIMENTS, Sixth Edition. This proven, authoritative manual emphasizes safety and features new experiments that stress greener chemistry, as well as updated NMR spectra and a Premium Website that includes glassware-specific videos with pre-lab, gradable exercises. Using the manual’s mix of macroscale and microscale experiments, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to perform a wide variety of experiments, as well as experience working with conventionally-sized glassware. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Author Laura Thompson
ISBN-10 9780755365623
Release 2013-03-28
Pages 512
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The author of the Somerset Maugham award-winning The Dogs: A Personal History of Greyhound Racing, and the brilliant biography Life In A Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford, Laura Thompson turns her highly acclaimed biographical skills to arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, Agatha Christie. 'Laura Thompson's outstanding biography . . . is a pretty much perfect capturing of a life' Kate Mosse, Book of the Year 2007 It has been 100 years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. In this biography, Laura Thompson describes the Edwardian world in which she grew up, explores the relationships she had, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the mysteries still surrounding Christie's life - including her disappearance in 1926. Agatha Christie is a mystery and writing about her is a detection job in itself. But, with access to all of Christie's letters, papers and writing notebooks, as well as interviews with her grandson, daughter, son-in-law and their living relations, Thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, but the truth behind her private life as well. Praise for Laura Thompson 'Laura Thompson has certainly written the last word on Agatha Christie. Her book is a superb piece of biography' Literary Review 'Affectionate, admiring, perceptive and absolutely convincing' Sunday Telegraph 'This splendid account of [Christie's] life and work is unlikely to be bettered' Evening Standard 'A triumphant success' Daily Mail 'This book is a gem: fresh, intelligent and assured' Sunday Times 'Laura Thompson is a fine writer . . . and one can't help admire the way she breathes new life into an intriguing tale' London Review of Books 'Laura Thompson delivers the goods: a compelling narrative' The Times



Rethinking Teaching in Higher Education

Rethinking Teaching in Higher Education Author Alenoush Saroyan
ISBN-10 1579220479
Release 2004
Pages 272
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This book is intended for faculty and faculty developers, as well as for deans, chairs, and directors responsible for promoting teaching and learning in higher education. Intentionally non-technical, it engages readers reflectively with a process for developing teaching and details the planning necessary to apply this process to teaching within disciplines. The book centers on McGill University's week-long Course Design and Teaching Workshop that the contributors have offered together for more than ten years. It follows the five day format of the workshop - covering the analysis of course content, conceptions of learning, the selection of appropriate teaching strategies, the evaluation of student learning, and evaluation of teaching - in a way that reflects the spontaneity of the debates it has engendered and the workshop's evolutionary changes. The structure shows faculty members conceptualizing new courses or re-examining their teaching of existing courses, and translating the insights gained from the workshop to specific disciplinary content and learning outcomes. In addition four previous participants of the workshop write about its influence on their personal thinking about the practice of teaching. The final two chapters describe the structure and evolving role of McGill's Centre for University Teaching and Learning. The authors describe its objectives in fostering an evidence-based teaching culture and providing a practical support structure with limited resources. They highlight achievements in disseminating teaching expertise across their campus, and their vision for the future role of faculty development. This book provides faculty developers and administrators with valuable non-prescriptive models and challenging ideas that promote faculty development in general and university teaching in particular. It engages faculty members in the process of course design in a way that is learning centered and can lead to deep student learning.



The Hangman

The Hangman Author Louise Penny
ISBN-10 1926583248
Release 2010-09-01
Pages 87
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On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. The dead man had been a guest at the local Inn and Spa. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible. Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. As Gamache follows the trail of clues, he opens a door into the past. And he learns the true reason why the man came to Three Pines. This novella is a quick and easy read for people on the go.



The Star Trek Book

The Star Trek Book Author DK
ISBN-10 9780241289709
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 336
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Celebrate 50 years of Star Trek and explore one of the greatest science fiction universes ever created with The Star Trek Book. Boldly go where no one has gone before to discover all things Star Trek. Explore every era of the Star Trek movies and TV series in detail, featuring everything from visionary technology such as communicators and warp drive, to iconic spacecraft such as the Starship Enterprise; from alien species like Vulcans and Klingons, to well-loved characters such as Captain Kirk and Spock. Discover the astonishing science of the Star Trek universe and how it inspired and influenced real-world technology, such as the flip phone. The Star Trek Book is the perfect souvenir to celebrate 50 years of thrilling adventures on the final frontier. TM & © 2015 CBS Studios Inc. © 2015 Paramount Pictures Corp. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved



The Gift of Acceptance

The Gift of Acceptance Author Janine Shepherd
ISBN-10 9781742695600
Release 2012
Pages 96
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The author of the bestselling Never Tell Me Never has come to realise that her life and everything she has learned from its challenges can be distilled in one simple phrase and is defined by one outstanding quality: acceptance - truly the greatest gift of all. A collection of wisdom, insight and advice this is a distillation of 25 years of struggle and learning on her part.



Thinking Functionally with Haskell

Thinking Functionally with Haskell Author Richard Bird
ISBN-10 9781107087200
Release 2014-10-09
Pages 350
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Introduces fundamental techniques for reasoning mathematically about functional programs. Ideal for a first- or second-year undergraduate course.



Haskell Design Patterns

Haskell Design Patterns Author Ryan Lemmer
ISBN-10 9781783988730
Release 2015-11-06
Pages 166
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Take your Haskell and functional programming skills to the next level by exploring new idioms and design patterns About This Book Explore Haskell on a higher level through idioms and patterns Get an in-depth look into the three strongholds of Haskell: higher-order functions, the Type system, and Lazy evaluation Expand your understanding of Haskell and functional programming, one line of executable code at a time Who This Book Is For If you're a Haskell programmer with a firm grasp of the basics and ready to move more deeply into modern idiomatic Haskell programming, then this book is for you. What You Will Learn Understand the relationship between the “Gang of Four” OOP Design Patterns and Haskell Try out three ways of Streaming I/O: imperative, Lazy, and Iteratee based Explore the pervasive pattern of Composition: from function composition through to high-level composition with Lenses Synthesize Functor, Applicative, Arrow and Monad in a single conceptual framework Follow the grand arc of Fold and Map on lists all the way to their culmination in Lenses and Generic Programming Get a taste of Type-level programming in Haskell and how this relates to dependently-typed programming Retrace the evolution, one key language extension at a time, of the Haskell Type and Kind systems Place the elements of modern Haskell in a historical framework In Detail Design patterns and idioms can widen our perspective by showing us where to look, what to look at, and ultimately how to see what we are looking at. At their best, patterns are a shorthand method of communicating better ways to code (writing less, more maintainable, and more efficient code). This book starts with Haskell 98 and through the lens of patterns and idioms investigates the key advances and programming styles that together make "modern Haskell". Your journey begins with the three pillars of Haskell. Then you'll experience the problem with Lazy I/O, together with a solution. You'll also trace the hierarchy formed by Functor, Applicative, Arrow, and Monad. Next you'll explore how Fold and Map are generalized by Foldable and Traversable, which in turn is unified in a broader context by functional Lenses. You'll delve more deeply into the Type system, which will prepare you for an overview of Generic programming. In conclusion you go to the edge of Haskell by investigating the Kind system and how this relates to Dependently-typed programming. Style and approach Using short pieces of executable code, this guide gradually explores the broad pattern landscape of modern Haskell. Ideas are presented in their historical context and arrived at through intuitive derivations, always with a focus on the problems they solve.



Hiking the Southwest s Geology

Hiking the Southwest s Geology Author Ralph Lee Hopkins
ISBN-10 0898868564
Release 2002
Pages 286
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Hiking the Southwest's Geology: Four Corners Region takes curious hikers on a journey through time that explores the Colorado Plateau-an immense land of canyons, mesas, and isolated mountain ranges in the American Southwest. Hopkins' stunning color photography brings the Four Corners Region to life in dazzling detail.



Hiking Arizona s Geology

Hiking Arizona s Geology Author Ivo Lucchitta
ISBN-10 0898867304
Release 2001
Pages 269
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-- All necessary geologic terms are defined -- Written at a level easy for readers to understand Arizona's geology is complex and its landscape varied. Yet, with Hiking Arizona's Geology as a companion, curious hikers with little or no background in g