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Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Laurence Bergreen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

The author probes the special appeal of the Red Planet among scientists, exploring the Mars obsession and its implications for science, philosophy, and the future of humankind. Reprint.
Voyage to Mars
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Laurence Bergreen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Turtleback Books

An acclaimed writer takes readers inside the minds of the world's last great explorers--an elite group of NASA scientists--as they search for life and change our understanding of the universe and ourselves.
Marco Polo
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Laurence Bergreen
Categories: Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-01 - Publisher: Quercus Books

In September 1298, the rival Italian republics of Genoa and Venice fought a fierce sea battle at Curzola off the rocky coast of southern Dalmatia. Against the odds the Venetians, led by Admiral Andrea Dandolo, son of the Doge, were defeated. Among the thousands of Venetians captives was one Marco
In Search of a Kingdom
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Laurence Bergreen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-16 - Publisher: HarperCollins

In this grand and thrilling narrative, the acclaimed biographer of Magellan, Columbus, and Marco Polo brings alive the singular life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, the pirate/explorer/admiral whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history “Bergreen masterly portrays ... the
NASA 50th Anniversary Proceedings: NASA's First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives
Language: en
Pages: 759
Authors: Steven J. Dick, États-Unis. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-07 - Publisher: U. S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration

"Fifty years after the founding of NASA, from 28 to 29 October 2008, the NASA History Division convened a conference whose purpose was a scholarly analysis of NASA's first 50 years. Over two days at NASA Headquarters, historians and policy analysts discussed NASA's role in aeronautics, human spaceflight, exploration, space