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From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Jules Verne (1828-1905) was internationally famous as the author of novels based on 'extraordinary voyages.' His visionary use of new travel technologies inspired his readers to look to the industrial future rather than the remote past for their dreams of adventure. The popularity of his novels led directly to modern science fiction. In From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon, Jules Verne turned the ancient fantasy of space flight into a believable technological possibility - an engineering dream for the industrial age. Directly inspired by Verne's story, enthusiasts worked successfully at overcoming the practical difficulties, and within a century, human beings did indeed fly to the Moon. Curiously, however, Verne is unlikely to have thought it possible that a manned projectile could actually be fired out of a giant cannon, rising higher than the Moon, swinging around it, and then landing safely back on Earth. He had used the science of the day to construct a literary conjuring trick, a hoax, one of the most successful in all history. By skilful misdirection he drew the attention of readers away from weaknesses in the project. Read the book and you, too, will be fooled into accepting the realistic possibility in Verne's time of that dream of flying to the Moon.
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MOON JOURNAL verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641


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MOON JOURNAL verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
From soulful self-reflection to boisterous jubilation, harness the changing energies of the moon and start living the life you’ve always wanted. This journal will show you how.A beautiful hardback, complete with a pearlescent foil finish and ribbon marker, offering daily, weekly and monthly astrological guidance, affirmations, rituals and journal excercises alongside space to record your journey of self-discovery. Adapt your lifestyle to the phases of the moon and align yourself with the universe to live your life to the full every day.
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Rowena Akinyemi Under the Moon ISBN: 9780194787079 verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Rowena Akinyemi. It is the year 2522, and the planet Earth is dying. The Artificial Ozone Layer is only 300 years old, but it is breaking up fast. Now the sun is burning down on Earth with a white fire. There is no water. Without water, nothing can live. Trees die, plants die, animals die, people die… In a colony under the moon, people wait for news – news from home, news from the planet Earth. And in a spaceship high above Earth, a young man watches numbers on a computer screen. The numbers tell a story, and the young man is afraid. The planet Earth is burning, burning, burning…
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Devil Dinosaur by Jack Kirby: The Complete Collection verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Devil Dinosaur was one of Jack "King" Kirby's final Marvel projects, an enchanting and creative fable starring the crafty crimson carnivore and his faithful sidekick Moon Boy...brothers bonded by an uncommon spark of curiosity about their world! On their travels, Devil and Moon Boy are beset by dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes, from triceratops and pterodactyls to tyrannosaurus rex...not to mention giant spiders, armies of enormous ants, and even aliens from outer space! And don't forget the Small Folk, led by the warlord Seven Scars, who rejected Moon Boy for befriending the fearsome Devil and who aim to dominate the forest by force! But in the end, what wins the day is Devil and Moon Boy's courage, friendship and fierce loyalty to each other! Relive Kirby's most offbeat saga ever in its prehistoric prime!
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The First in the Moon verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
The First Men in the Moon (1901) is a scientific romance; the novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two protagonists, a businessman narrator, Mr. Bedford, and an eccentric scientist, Mr. Cavor. Bedford and Cavor discover that the moon is inhabited by a sophisticated extraterrestrial civilization of insect-like creatures they call "Selenites".
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Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
A wide-ranging exploration of our universe -- from "what makes the wind blow?" to "how was the moon formed?" -- in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. "A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory." -- LIBRARY JOURNAL
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A Fall of Moondust verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
The moon is colonized by earthlings and assimilates confidently. Even Earth-Moon tourist flights and the route of the Sea of ??Thirst filled with lunar dust are organized, along which a special ship-dust is plying.Despite the fact that the tectonic processes on the Moon have long ceased, Earth's satellite can still present unpleasant surprises. This was confirmed by Patrice Harris, the captain of the Selenas, and his stewardess Susan Wilkins, when the airborne together with the crew and tourists was under the surface of the dust, hitting the place of the gas bubble that had been accumulating for thousands of years in the bowels of the Moon.The search for the missing dust was organized, which was eventually found with the help of thermal imagers, and then the rescuers led by the chief engineer Lawrence began to solve an extremely unconventional task - to find ways to extract people from the lunar dust that combined the worst properties of dust and water, The surface of the Moon is a vacuum, and the place of the catastrophe is sufficiently far from the lunar settlements.At the same time, the crew and tourists of the Selena began to struggle first with boredom in a confined space, then with emergency situations on board: overheating due to the lack of heat release into the environment, then - with the failure of chemical sinks of carbon dioxide, then with the subsidence of the body of the dust, and, finally, with the fire.People successfully saved. Patrick and Susan fell in love, but the captain, whom Luna tried to kill, decided to fly interplanetary ships.
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