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Pale Blue Dot

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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015026927957
Pages : 429 pages
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ISBN 10 : 0747277729
Pages : 448 pages
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Download Pale Blue Dot in PDF Full Online Free by Carl Sagan and published by . This book was released on 1996-05-09 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS." --The Washington Post Book World (front page review) In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time. Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier--space. In Pale Blue Dot Sagan traces the spellbinding history of our launch into the cosmos and assesses the future that looms before us as we move out into our own solar system and on to distant galaxies beyond. The exploration and eventual settlement of other worlds is neither a fantasy nor luxury, insists Sagan, but rather a necessary condition for the survival of the human race. "TAKES READERS FAR BEYOND Cosmos . . . Sagan sees humanity's future in the stars." --Chicago Tribune "From the Trade Paperback edition."

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Pale Blue Dot

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ISBN 10 : 9780307801012
Pages : 384 pages
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Download Pale Blue Dot in PDF Full Online Free by Carl Sagan and published by Ballantine Books. This book was released on 2011-07-06 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Fascinating . . . memorable . . . revealing . . . perhaps the best of Carl Sagan’s books.”—The Washington Post Book World (front page review) In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time. Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier—space. In Pale Blue Dot, Sagan traces the spellbinding history of our launch into the cosmos and assesses the future that looms before us as we move out into our own solar system and on to distant galaxies beyond. The exploration and eventual settlement of other worlds is neither a fantasy nor luxury, insists Sagan, but rather a necessary condition for the survival of the human race. “Takes readers far beyond Cosmos . . . Sagan sees humanity’s future in the stars.”—Chicago Tribune

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The Pale Blue Dot

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ISBN 10 : 9780244003449
Pages : 34 pages
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A Nonviolent Theology of Love

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ISBN 10 : 9781506424941
Pages : 325 pages
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Download A Nonviolent Theology of Love in PDF Full Online Free by Sharon L. Baker Putt and published by Fortress Press. This book was released on 2021-02-02 with total page 325 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The impetus behind the ease with which the church has periodically justified violent behavior lies in its conceptual image of God as a violent deity. This book emerges out of a passion to think differently--albeit biblically--about the character of God and articulates a theological construction of a nonviolent God--an alternative to any image of God that seems to condone human violence. It calls the church to rethink theology as something other than what might be termed "redemptive violence" and encourages Christians to reinterpret Scripture and traditional theological beliefs in ways that are more faithful to the God disclosed in Jesus of Nazareth. Students of theology need a fresh glimpse of the love, mercy, and redemptive power of God through Jesus. As it follows the structure of the Apostles' Creed through the various theological topics, this book reminds Christians to share in God's desires for peace and love and to recommit themselves to the call of God to be "ministers of reconciliation" and lovers of both neighbors and enemies even while, at times, responding to violence with nonviolent resistance.

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A Scientist Celebrates Creation

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ISBN 10 : 9781572586840
Pages : 132 pages
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Download A Scientist Celebrates Creation in PDF Full Online Free by George Javor and published by TEACH Services, Inc.. This book was released on 2012-01-26 with total page 132 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The three appendices listed on p. [129] are found at: www.tsibooks.com/scientist.

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ISBN 10 : 9781462047970
Pages : 324 pages
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Download Visitors in PDF Full Online Free by Harold A. Skaarup and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2000-09-04 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Suppose you could communicate with a visitor who was not from this place, time-space or even this dimension? What would you want to ask them? The answers probably lie in what our own response would be if we were them. This book is based on a collection of interviews I have had with a few individuals who may have actually had such an experience. The idea is that if enough of us are ready to ask the questions and gain the answers, then our collective knowledge and understanding of the "multiverse" about us can only continue to be enhanced. Sometimes the responses that you will read here are similar; often they are diametrically opposed to each other. An open but highly skeptical mind is extremely necessary if you are going to sift through the data that is presented in this book. The intent is that it should peak your curiosity to learn more about "visitors." In this way, we may be better informed and prepared, and thus in some sort of coherent shape to deal with their arrival. If you read this book, you must be well prepared to choose for yourself what you will or will not believe.

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Origins and Grand Finale

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ISBN 10 : 9781491732557
Pages : 269 pages
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Download Origins and Grand Finale in PDF Full Online Free by Gary Haitel and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2014-05 with total page 269 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Origins and Grand Finale presents an in-depth study of how modern science and astronomy compare to the biblical narrative of the origin of the universe as well as the origin of life. Distinguishing between scientific facts and fairy-tales, as well as biblical facts and poetry, author Gary Haitel attempts to build a perfect harmony between science and theology. In Origins and Grand Finale, Haitel is not proposing new scientific theories. Instead, he merely examines current scientific theories, however bizarre they may seem, and explains how they relate to the biblical narrative. The second part of this guide focuses primarily on biblical end times and the abuse of political authority. In the third part, Haitel reflects upon not only the finale of humanity as described in the Bible, but also the finale of an individual's physical life here on earth and what to expect after the body returns to the dust of the earth. Are we just complex biological accidents, or are we immortal spiritual eternal beings? Written in a straightforward, down-to-earth fashion, Origins and Grand Finale offers a unique opportunity to understand the perfect harmony between science and theology.

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The Universe Is on Our Side

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780197563939
Pages : 233 pages
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Download The Universe Is on Our Side in PDF Full Online Free by Bruce Ledewitz and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2021 with total page 233 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "There has been a breakdown in American public life that no election can fix. Americans cannot even converse about politics. All the usual explanations for our condition have failed to make things better. Bruce Ledewitz shows that America is living with the consequences of the Death of God, which Friedrich Nietzsche knew would be momentous and irreversible. God was this culture's story of the meaning of our lives. Even atheists had substitutes for God, like inevitable progress. Now we have no story and do not even think about the nature of reality. That is why we are angry and despairing. America's future requires that we begin a new story by each of us asking a question posed by theologian Bernard Lonergan: Is the universe on our side? When we commit to live honestly and fully by our answer to that question, even if our immediate answer is no, America will begin to heal. Beyond that, pondering the question of the universe will allow us to see that there is more to the universe than blind forces and dead matter. Guided by the naturalism of Alfred North Whitehead's process philosophy, and the historical faith of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we can learn to trust that the universe bends toward justice and our welfare. That conclusion will complete our healing and restore faith in American public life. We can live without God, but not without thinking about holiness in the universe"--

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Untethered Aging

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Pages : 214 pages
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Download Untethered Aging in PDF Full Online Free by William Keiper and published by FirstGlobal Media LLC. This book was released on 2021-03-22 with total page 214 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Untethered Aging shines a bright light on three important issues for older adults: >>>>> Shifting your worldview to cope with the blur of technological, environmental, and other external changes we face; >>>>> Living within your means for the rest of your life (a practical guidebook for dealing with income challenges and affordability); and >>>>> Seizing life while you can (maintaining autonomy, physical and psychological well-being in a post-Covid-19 world; the practical pursuit of meaning, purpose and contributing to the Greater Good; consideration of existential questions ("Why do I exist?") end-of-life readiness; and the creation of a simple personal legacy). Untethered Aging is for seniors living into the unprecedented new normal of a post-Covid-19 world. Boomers face greater income, wellness, and affordability challenges in retirement, and due to longer lifespans, for more years than planned. Aging successfully requires a commitment to creating your life rather than waiting for it to happen to you. Our world is spinning faster than at any point in history. Successful aging and living in late adulthood require being self-reliant, mindful, adaptive, and perpetually curious. Untethered Aging offers well-researched facts and pragmatic approaches foraging seniors (and those who care about them) to understand and take action. Untethered Aging is the truth-telling field manual for successful aging, from an author who is living it.

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Outer Space in Society, Politics and Law

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ISBN 10 : 9783709106648
Pages : 876 pages
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Download Outer Space in Society, Politics and Law in PDF Full Online Free by Christian Brünner and published by Springer Science & Business Media. This book was released on 2012-08-30 with total page 876 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Spaceflight is a rational undertaking, yet full of emotions. It is a dream of mankind and a multi-billion industry likewise. It is subject to a distinct branch of law – and moreover part of modern pop culture. In short: spaceflight is fascinating. “Outer Space in society, politics and law” is an inter-disciplinary approach to the understanding of modern space law. Technical, cultural and historical aspects lay the foundation for a sound comprehension why space law norms have been established and what they mean in practice. The reader will realize the impact space and spaceflight have on society – from Stonehenge to climate change. A new approach to presenting space law: comprehensive and illustrative. “We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That's a clear prescription for disaster.” Carl Sagan

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Once Upon a Blue Dot

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ISBN 10 : 9781504959117
Pages : 437 pages
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Download Once Upon a Blue Dot in PDF Full Online Free by Cesar Fernando Lumba and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2015-11-06 with total page 437 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What was it like for the former American colony, the islands of the Philippines, waking up one day in September 1972 and all the democratic institutions had ceased functioning, replaced by a military dictatorship? What was it like for the men and women, especially the women, who had the misfortune of being on the dictator Marcoss vaunted list of enemies and subversives? And what was it like when the Marcos dictatorship finally crumbled, laid waste by a housewife who had acted as a giant killer seeking to break the shackles that had bound the Filipino people hand and foot and in the process finding restitution for the murder of her husband? And how sweet was the sweet bird of revenge (to borrow from playwright Tennessee Williams) when a posse was formed to hunt down the soldiers responsible for the torture and rape of the captured enemies of the state? This is an epic story of the struggle between good and evil. It is also the story of two friends: Gus Liloan and Vic Lucero. Liloan, a man stranded in a foreign land, unable to return to his country, where a police state awaited him, should have gotten his wish as circumstances changed, but he could not find the will to abandon America, partly because he realized that he had already found a new home. But his dream of going home would not die. It had been merely shelved in a remote corner of his soul. Vic Lucero, one of the soldiers charged with the interrogation and torture of political prisoners during the Marcos dictatorship, went into hiding and incognito ownership of a piggery after the dictatorship unraveled.

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My Waffle Dreams

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ISBN 10 : 9781450299107
Pages : 88 pages
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Pedagogies for the Future

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ISBN 10 : 9781000735949
Pages : 142 pages
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Download Pedagogies for the Future in PDF Full Online Free by Gary Beauchamp and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2022-10-27 with total page 142 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This text is a go-to resource for those wanting to broaden their knowledge and critical understanding of how international education can be transformed in the future based on theory and research. The core focus of the book is to enable the reader to critically reflect on the role of education in a future global society where justice, equality, and renewal are central features. Each chapter explores an alternative approach to education, including: Approaches grounded in indigenous cultures and ancient wisdom traditions, as well as those from radical perspectives on the role of society and culture Reconsidered interpretations of current approaches based on critical theories and alternative ways of knowing and understanding Exploration of the role of technology in providing access to education in a world where learning moves beyond fixed locations and boundaries Reflection on current learning environments populated by new global communities. Aimed primarily at undergraduate students in education, Pedagogies for the Future also gives voice to new and ancient narratives of hope and renewal which are vital for postgraduate study and initial teacher education and training, as well as education policymakers.

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Letters to my Grandchildren

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ISBN 10 : 9781742242101
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Letters to my Grandchildren in PDF Full Online Free by David Suzuki and published by NewSouth. This book was released on 2015-06-01 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from his own remarkable life and explores what makes life meaningful. He challenges his grandchildren — and us — to do everything at full tilt. He explains why sports, fishing, feminism, and failure are important; why it is dangerous to deny our biological nature; and why First Nations must lead a revolution. Drawing on his own experiences and the wisdom he has gained over his long life, he decries the lack of elders and grandparents in the lives of many people, especially immigrants, and champions the importance of heroes. And he even has something to say about fashion. The book also provides an intimate look at Suzuki’s life as a father and grandfather with letters that are chock-full of anecdotes about his children and grandchildren when they were small. As he ponders life’s deepest questions and offers up a lifetime of wisdom, Suzuki inspires us all to live with courage, conviction, and passion.

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Dreams of Other Worlds

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ISBN 10 : 9780691169224
Pages : 458 pages
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Download Dreams of Other Worlds in PDF Full Online Free by Chris Impey and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2016-04-19 with total page 458 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The story of unmanned space exploration, from Viking to today Dreams of Other Worlds describes the unmanned space missions that have opened new windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances in astronomy and planetary science, this book tells the story of eleven iconic exploratory missions and how they have fundamentally transformed our scientific and cultural perspectives on the universe and our place in it. The journey begins with the Viking and Mars Exploration Rover missions to Mars, which paint a startling picture of a planet at the cusp of habitability. It then moves into the realm of the gas giants with the Voyager probes and Cassini's ongoing exploration of the moons of Saturn. The Stardust probe's dramatic round-trip encounter with a comet is brought vividly to life, as are the SOHO and Hipparcos missions to study the Sun and Milky Way. This stunningly illustrated book also explores how our view of the universe has been brought into sharp focus by NASA's great observatories—Spitzer, Chandra, and Hubble—and how the WMAP mission has provided rare glimpses of the dawn of creation. Dreams of Other Worlds reveals how these unmanned exploratory missions have redefined what it means to be the temporary tenants of a small planet in a vast cosmos.

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The Interstellar Age

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ISBN 10 : 9780698186156
Pages : 336 pages
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Download The Interstellar Age in PDF Full Online Free by Jim Bell and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2015-02-24 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The story of the men and women who drove NASA’s Voyager spacecraft mission—the farthest-flung emissaries of planet Earth—told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. Voyager 1 left our solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, did so in 2018. The fantastic journey began in 1977, before the first episode of Cosmos aired. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond the moon; beyond Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; and maybe even into interstellar space. The fact that it actually happened makes this humanity’s greatest space mission. In The Interstellar Age, award-winning planetary scientist Jim Bell reveals what drove and continues to drive the members of this extraordinary team, including Ed Stone, Voyager’s chief scientist and the one-time head of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab; Charley Kohlhase, an orbital dynamics engineer who helped to design many of the critical slingshot maneuvers around planets that enabled the Voyagers to travel so far; and the geologist whose Earth-bound experience would prove of little help in interpreting the strange new landscapes revealed in the Voyagers’ astoundingly clear images of moons and planets. Speeding through space at a mind-bending eleven miles a second, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are now beyond our solar system’s planets, the first man-made objects to go interstellar. By the time Voyager passes its first star in about 40,000 years, the gold record on the spacecraft, containing various music and images including Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode,” will still be playable. *An ALA Notable Book of 2015*