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George Gamow

Dover Publications, 2003

A distinguished physicist and teacher, George Gamow also possessed a special gift for making the intricacies of science accessible to a wide audience. In Gravity , he takes an enlightening look at three of the towering figures of science who unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, the first to take a close look at the process of free and restricted fall; Newton, originator of the concept of gravity as a universal ...


Tess Gerritsen

Pocket Books, 2000

A young NASA doctor must combat a lethal microbe that is multiplying in the deadliest of environments -- space -- in this acclaimed blockbuster of medical suspense from Tess Gerritsen, bestselling author of Harvest, Life Support, and Bloodstream. Gravity Dr. Emma Watson has been training for the adventure of a lifetime: to study living beings in space. But her mission aboard the International Space Station turns into a nightmare ...


Gravity Is a Mystery (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)
Franklyn M. Branley

HarperCollins, 2007

What goes up must come down. Everybody knows that. But what is it that pulls everything from rocks to rockets toward the center of the earth? It's gravity. Nobody can say exactly what it is, but gravity is there, pulling on everything, all the time. With the help of an adventurous scientist and his fun-loving dog, you can read and find out about this mysterious force.


Gravity (The Taking)
Melissa West

Entangled Teen, 2012

In the future, only one rule will matter: Don’t. Ever. Peek. Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander just broke that rule and saw the last person she expected hovering above her bed — arrogant Jackson Locke, the most popular boy in her school. She expects instant execution or some kind of freak alien punishment, but instead, Jackson issues a challenge: help him, or everyone on Earth will die. Ari knows she should report him, but everything about ...



Andrew Linke, 2013

Asha is alone and time is running out. An unexpected solar flare has devastated the planet, plunging much of civilization into darkness and preparing the path for unanticipated powers to emerge from remote regions of the world. But all of that is irrelevant to Asha, because her crew mates are all dead and the high orbit space station in which she lives has been damaged, leaving her with no way of returning to the surface. Gravity is the ...


Jason Chin

Roaring Brook Press, 2014

What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from floating into space? Gravity.   As in his previous books, Redwoods , Coral Reefs , and Island , Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible to young readers in this unusual, innovative, and very beautiful book.   A Neal Porter Book



Gb, 2011

Hostility rages among world nations when their nuclear powered satellites experience glitches. Ryan Simmons, a chief U.S. scientist, attributes it to an invisible lock closing around Earth. Fateful events that follow deteriorate the situation plunging the world nations into the third world war! It is then that an alien civilization enters Earth which lands at the Peruvian desert unearthing their secret storage. The retaliation attacks and ...


Gravity (Gravity Series #1) (The Gravity Series)

Abigail Boyd, 2011

One night in the town of Hell, Ariel's best friend goes missing. Those around her believe Jenna ran away, but when Ariel is tormented by nightmares and paranormal activity, she realizes Jenna's disappearance was part of a bigger mystery. Ariel's obsession with haunted houses and horror movies makes her the perfect detective. But to complicate matters, a handsome newcomer named Henry Rhodes plagues her with unwanted attention. Though he ...


Gravity (Mageri Series: Book 4)
Dannika Dark

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

"My eyes may not know all of you, but my heart does. I loved you before I was born, and I will love you long after I pass from this earth." AMAZON BESTSELLING SERIES Urban Fantasy Romance -Book 4 When a choice is made, it will forever alter the course of our destiny. It cannot be undone, for fate is a river changing direction and carving away the bed of our hearts like everlasting fractures. A turbulent past has left Silver a broken ...


Velocity (The Gravity Series), 2013

The final book in the "Gravity" series. The end is finally here. After being threatened by Phillip Rhodes, Ariel confronts her father and finds out just how deeply the conspiracies in town run. She discovers more about what she is and where she came from. Gathering an opposition against Thornhill, they must stop the cult from performing a final ritual that will plunge the town into Dark, forever. The first book in the series, Gravity, is ...


Uncertainty (Gravity Series #2) (The Gravity Series)

Abigail Boyd, 2013

Book 1, GRAVITY, is still free to download! Last year, Ariel Donovan's life was shattered. She lost a friend, a love, and her sight into the afterlife. She's only beginning to move on, facing a summer without school as a distraction. Then she dreams of the mysterious Dexter Orphanage again, the place where all the trouble began. She decides to follow through on her dream, and her discovery turns her life upside ...


Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity
James B. Hartle

Addison-Wesley, 2003

The aim of this groundbreaking new book is to bring general relativity into the undergraduate curriculum and make this fundamental theory accessible to all physics majors. Using a "physics first" approach to the subject, renowned relativist James B. Hartle provides a fluent and accessible introduction that uses a minimum of new mathematics and is illustrated with a wealth of exciting applications. The emphasis is on the exciting phenomena of ...


Gravity (The Michaels Family)

Tracey Poueu-Guerrero, 2014

Eva Michaels has been groomed for greatness on the field and on the court. Her four brothers have trained her and molded her into one of the top female athletes in California. Oblivious to her beauty, she hides behind the tomboy persona. She’s happy with her routine. Until the day she meets the emerald-eyed Dream-Boy who saves her from a hazing at the hands of the neighborhood bully. Colton Banks never looks back when his mother moves him ...


Gravity (Free Falling), 2013

In the first installment of the “Free Falling” series, the stage is set for one of the most riveting interracial love stories to grace the literary scene in quite some time. As the series spans several years, book one takes us back to where it all began – a chance meeting that reshaped the lives of two strangers who soon learn that we don’t always get to choose who we fall in love with; sometimes life chooses for us. Samantha Kelley is ...


Gravity's Rainbow (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Thomas Pynchon

Penguin Classics, 2006

Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force.


Luminosity (Gravity Series #3) (The Gravity Series)

Abigail Boyd, 2013

Just when she thought the dreams couldn't get any stranger, Ariel Donovan is transported in her sleep to Dark. A dog barks, and she knows she must heed his call. During the journey, she finds what she lost long ago, and discovers how important it is in her quest to outsmart the Thornhill Society...before it's too late.


Brent Green: Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then

EMPAC, 2014

This film presents a live performance of Brent Green's Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then , which tells the true story of a man attempting to cure his wife's illness, with Green and his band--Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Todd Chandler, Drew Henkels (Drew and the Medicinal Pen), Donna K, Mike McGinley and Alan Scalpone--plus footage by Jem Cohen.


There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll
Lisa Robinson

Riverhead Hardcover, 2014

From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll. Lisa Robinson has interviewed the biggest names in music--including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Patti Smith, U2, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Jay Z and Kanye West. She visited the teenage Michael Jackson many times at his Encino home. She spent hours talking to John ...


Gravity: How the Weakest Force in the Universe Shaped Our Lives
Brian Clegg

St. Martin's Press, 2012

A history of gravity, and a study of its importance and relevance to our lives, as well as its influence on other areas of science.    Physicists will tell you that four forces control the universe. Of these, gravity may the most obvious, but it is also the most mysterious. Newton managed to predict the force of gravity but couldn’t explain how it worked at a distance. Einstein picked up on the simple premise that gravity and acceleration ...


The Gravity Between Us
Kristen Zimmer

Bookouture, 2013

New Adult novel recommended for 17+ due to mature themes and sexual content. Where does friendship stop and love begin? At just 19, Kendall Bettencourt is Hollywood’s hottest young starlet, with the world at her feet – but behind the glamour and designer dresses is a girl who longs for normal. Payton Taylor is Kendall’s best friend since childhood, and the one person who reminds her of who she really is – her refuge from the ...



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