books about: lightning
Lightning (Dover Books on Physics)
Martin A. Uman
Awesome to any beholder, lightning has been a subject of intense interest to scientists curious about its exact physical nature. There was a dearth of comprehensive scientific literature on the subject until the publication of this volume. Geared toward advanced undergraduates in physics or engineering, it features remarkable clarity and a minimum of mathematical notation, making it accessible to nonspecialists and useful as a teaching resource ...
As a partner at one of New York's most prestigious law firms, Alexandra Parker barely manages to juggle husband, career, and the three-year-old child she gave birth to at forty. But Alex feels blessed with her life and happy marriage--until lightning strikes her. Suddenly a routine medical check-up turns her world upside down when tests reveal shattering news. Sam Parker is a star venture capitalist, a Wall Street whiz kid, and is as ...
Lightning (Nature in Action)
Stephen P. Kramer
First Avenue Editions
". . . a clear explosion of lightning, how it is produced, the different types, and its dangers. . . . Exceptionally fine, full-color photographs--each a work of art--perfectly illustrate the text . . ."--School Library Journal, starred review.
Lightning: Facts and Pictures an Easy Reader
This science easy reader is perfect for the curious child. With fun facts and information about lightning, your child will love reading this book as they learn about the world around them. This book contains up close, high definition images of lightning that will captivate the child and entertain them as they learn.
Prism Book Group, 2012
After a storm, a major power outage leaves two at-odds neighbors dependent on each other. Forced to unite, will their animosity for each other crash like thunder or will they discover love as lightning strikes? Please note: Lightning Strikes and After the Storm (also available) are short stories written in round-robin style by numerous authors of Prism Book Group during a promotional event. Each contributor had the opportunity to add a section, ...
Lightning: Physics and Effects
Vladimir A. Rakov
Martin A. Uman
Cambridge University Press
This is the first book to cover essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection, and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems as well as with the environment. Accessible to the technical non-expert, it is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects.
All About Lightning
Martin A. Uman
Does lightning strike twice in the same place? How does a lightning rod work? What is ball lightning? How many thunderstorms are in progress in the world at any one time? Why does lightning zigzag? What is St. Elmo's Fire? These and many more often-asked questions about lightning are answered in this fascinating and informative guide for the layman, presented in an easy-to-follow question-and-answer format. One of nature's most awesome ...
Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.
"A gripping novel" from the #1 New York Times bestselling author-now in trade paperback for the first time. In the midst of a raging blizzard, lightning struck on the night Laura Shane was born. And a mysterious blond-haired stranger showed up just in time to save her from dying. Years later, in the wake of another storm, Laura will be saved again. For someone is watching over her. But just as lightning illuminates, darkness always ...
Lightning Storms: Exploring Nature's Awesome Fireworks (A Window Into Our Weird, Wacky, Wonderful World Book ...
Stone Bay Publishing, 2014
Come on a Journey as we Explore all of the different types of Lightning and learn about Natures Awesome Fireworks. See it all for yourself with over 85 Stunning Photos, 15 Quality Diagrams, and 4 amazingly easy to read Charts. If you are like most people you are fascinated with the beauty of lightning, but also a little fearful of it as well. Watching a good lightning storm can make for a fantastic light show and be a lot of fun if done ...
Good Night, Lightning (Disney/Pixar Cars) (Glow-in-the-Dark Board Book)
It's bedtime in Radiator Springs, but before Lightning McQueen can go to sleep, he has to say goodnight to all of his friends from Disney/Pixar's Cars! This glow-in-the-dark board book, featuring glow on every page, is the perfect way to get boys ages 0-5 ready for bed.
Lightning Strikes Part 1 (36 Hours)
Harlequin E, 2014
36 Hours Serial As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever…. Lightning Strikes Part 1 At Vanderbilt Memorial's E.R., the power goes out, casualties flood in and hospital staff must fight for lives in the dark. Doctors Noah Howell and Amanda Jennings, once lovers, are thrown together to save the lives of two teen car crash victims. Amanda thought ...
When Lightning Comes in a Jar
Ernest L. Polacco
It’s time for a family reunion! when tricia’s aunts, uncles, and cousins arrive at her house for an annual family reunion, the fun really begins. And this year, gramma has promised to teach the children something wonderful—how to catch “lightning” in a jar. with so many people and so much love, this family reunion will certainly prove to be the most memorable one yet. inspired by her own family, patricia polacco beautifully depicts an ...
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1)
You've read the book. You've seen the movie. Now submerge yourself in the thrilling, stunning, and action-packed graphic novel. Mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking out of the pages of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson's textbooks and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, he and his friends have just ten days to find ...
Lightning Strikes (Hudson)
RAIN HAS SEARCHED FOR A PLACE TO CALL HOME. BUT THERE'S NOWHERE TO HIDE WHEN THE NIGHT SKY LIGHTS UP WITH TERROR.... Torn from the embrace of her poor but loving family, Rain Arnold now lives surrounded by opulent riches but feels more like an outsider than ever before. Her heart's true passion -- the theater -- may prove to be her salvation, as she embarks on a journey to unmask a legacy of long-buried family secrets. Enrolled in one of ...
Lightning (87th Precinct)
Thomas & Mercer
The city can be a strange place, full of odd sights. Sometimes chilling sights. But nothing could prepare the detectives of the 87th Precinct for the sight of a murdered young woman, a member of a local college track team, hanging from a lamppost. Nor could they be ready for the news that the same night, another woman is raped for the third time—by the same man. Two cases, two perpetrators, one chilling evening. Can the detectives of the ...
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The
The Lightning Discharge (Dover Books on Physics)
Martin A. Uman
In this readable, absorbing, up-to-date monograph, one of the nation's foremost experts on lightning sets forth most of what has been learned about the subject. To make the material more easily understandable, the author has organized the chapters primarily by lightning process. Following a general introduction and chapters on lightning phenomenology and cloud and lightning charges, he looks into the types and stages of lightning, with chapters ...
Dark Lightning (A Thunder and Lightning Novel)
Known for superior science fiction” ( The Philadelphia Inquirer ), author John Varley returns to his Thunder and Lightning series with a novel of how one man’s volatile genius could alter a starship’s epic plunge into a future where human survival is just a theory On a voyage to New Earth, the starship Rolling Thunder is powered by an energy no one understands, except for its eccentric inventor Jubal Broussard. Like many of the ...
Lightning Bay (Friday Harbor)
St. Martin's Griffin
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