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  • The Rebirth of the Russian Space Programby Brian Harvey

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    It is easy to forget that Russia sent the first ever man into space. The USA's NASA program has always had a higher profile than Russia's attempts to go beyond our world. This text concentrates on Russian space exploration. It is intended for space enthusiasts, professionals working in the space industry, journalists covering space issues. more...

  • Russian Planetary Explorationby Brian Harvey

    Springer 2007; US$ 49.99

    Illustrated with photographs from Soviet Venus and Mars probes, images of spacecraft, diagrams of flight paths and maps of landing sites, this book draws on published scientific papers, archives, memoirs and other material. The text reviews Soviet engineering techniques and science packages, as well the difficulties which ruined several missions. The... more...

  • Soviet and Russian Lunar Explorationby Brian Harvey

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    When the Soviets experienced a series of setbacks in their space program the USSR switched emphasis in their manned space program away from the Moon towards the creation of orbital scientific research platforms, the Space Station. With the success of Apollo, the Soviets claimed they had never actually intended to fly to the Moon, and that the space... more...

  • Space Exploration 2007by Brian Harvey

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    A space exploration annual that provides information on space launches, missions and results. It is intended for both young and old space enthusiasts. more...

  • Blue Genesby Brian Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The advance of genetic sciences has led to a 'blue revolution' in the way we use aquatic biodiversity. By 2020, the world will be eating almost as much farmed as wild fish, marine bacteria could yield the cure for cancer and deep-sea bacteria may be exploited to gobble up oil spills. Science is moving ahead at a staggering speed, and the demand for... more...

  • China in Spaceby Brian Harvey

    Springer 2013; US$ 44.95

    Rockets were invented in China, the home of many modern inventions, including ancient astronomy, and were used originally for military purposes in the 13th century. The Chinese space program was founded in October 1956 by the father of Chinese rocketry, Tsien Hsue Shen, who lived in California in the 1930s until his expulsion as a Chinese spy. In recent... more...

  • The End of the Riverby Brian Harvey

    ECW Press 2008; US$ 14.95

    When biologist Brian Harvey saw a thousand fish blundering into a Brazilian dam, he asked the obvious: What's going to happen to them? The End of the River is the story of his long search for an answer.The End of the River is about people and rivers and the misuse of science. Harvey takes readers from a fisheries patrol boat on the Fraser River... more...

  • Beethoven's Tenthby Brian Harvey

    Orca Book Publishers 2015; US$ 4.99

    In this murder mystery, piano tuner and unlikely sleuth Frank Ryan is forced to solve a mystery in order to save his life. more...

  • Blue Genesby David Greer; Brian Harvey

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 42.50

    Genetic sciences have produced a 'blue revolution' in the way we use aquatic biodiversity. By 2020 the world will be eating more farmed than wild fish, marine bacteria may yield the cure for cancer and deep-sea bacteria may be exploited to gobble up oil spills. more...

  • Space Exploration 2008by David Harland; Brian Harvey

    Springer 2007; US$ 32.95

    Provides space launches, missions and results. This title covers space exploration from a variety of angles. It features the exploration of the planets, their moons and small Solar System bodies. It includes a section entitled, 'Return to the Moon'. more...