The Odyssey of the Komet

Part of the Gotenhafen on July 3, 1940 in a campaign that would last 516 days, the Komet was a cargo processed by the German Navy to operate as auxiliary cruiser allied against trade ships.

Author: Olivier Pigoreau

Publisher: Histoire & Collections

ISBN: 2352504554

Category: History

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Part of the Gotenhafen on July 3, 1940 in a campaign that would last 516 days, the Komet was a cargo processed by the German Navy to operate as auxiliary cruiser allied against trade ships. Winner of the Pacific waters' partially frozen Arctic Ocean, this predator disguised as a Japanese vessel will carried out hunting in all oceans, even in Antarctica, boarding ten allied ships, creating insecurity off of the Australian coast and New Zealand as well as around the Panama Canal. A fascinating adventure with 200 restored and unpublished shots. The secret rendezvous with German supply ships at sea, the capture and destruction of enemy ships, the prisoners taken on board, daily life, ceremonies, shore excursions or meeting with the U-boats in the Atlantic: little has escaped the lens of the photographer.
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The Eyes of the Comet

The story strives to portray the truth as it was known and experienced by the people who were actually affected by the institution of slavery in America.

Author: Dennis Lee Hague

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ISBN: 0996537112

Category: Fiction

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The Eyes of the Comet - An American Slave Odyssey is a "highly charged" historical novel whose time has finally arrived. The story captures the "vibrancy" of the South during the ante-bellum period. An exciting adventure, packed with all the intrigue and passion necessary to fill the reader's imagination, the book represents a carefully researched compilation of material woven into various "themes and connections," which provide us with a fresh examination of the era. Scenes throughout the novel are based on careful research and simply not manufactured, which addresses the old adage that "the truth can be stranger than fiction." Uniqueness abounds since historical novels devoted to this epoch are in such short supply. Couple this with the significant theme, which resonates throughout the story that slavery was in fact an "all-American" institution and not simply confined to the South. In fact, in attempting to seek out the truth behind the institution of slavery, several chapters are exclusively centered in the North. This treatment provides us with a complete examination of the times, which has been largely absent in other writings. In addition, the implementation of a "writer's tool"--the inclusion of a futuristic dream scene, which projects into the Civil War provides for a significant theme - the Civil War was preventable. Unfortunately, during the antebellum period, the elements of greed and power contained in the hands of a few, made it extremely difficult to see just how fractured the lines of communication between the North and the South had become. All of these elements eventually culminated into the Civil War. Understanding the unfettered truth of racism during the ante-bellum period requires what many African-Americans have long felt--the pernicious tentacles of racism run far and wide, which means our entire nation needs to "come full circle" in understanding the depth of this evil and how it can finally be ended.
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A KNOWLEDGE ODYSSEY

Ground truth data came on November 4, 2010, the date of the EPOXI and Deep
Impact mission flyby of the comet Hartley 225, as CO2 was observed escaping,
taking with it “snowballs26 ” from the comet. University of Maryland Astronomer ...

Author: David Halsey

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781329640658

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Children of the Comet

Perfect for fans of Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven, and Peter F. Hamilton, Children of the Comet is an enthralling space odyssey about a young man grappling with unexpected cultural differences and learning to adapt in the face of an ...

Author: Donald Moffitt

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781497678460

Category: Fiction

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From the visionary author of The Genesis Quest, a “wildly imaginative” (Greg Bear) science fiction novel about a young man’s struggle for survival on a comet made of ice. In Donald Moffitt’s brilliant cosmic adventure, Torris, son of the Facemaker, knows only his small community at the base of the great Tree on a comet with almost no gravity or atmosphere. Torris’s daily struggle for survival includes harvesting frozen air to keep breathing, dodging flutterbeasts, and hunting meatbeasts for food. When the time comes to make his vision quest to the top of the Tree, Torris is completely unprepared for what he finds: a thieving and hostile fellow quester; Ning, a female hunter in search of food to save her family on a neighboring comet; and humans from a massive starship that has spent billions of years crossing the galaxy from Earth’s solar system. Perfect for fans of Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven, and Peter F. Hamilton, Children of the Comet is an enthralling space odyssey about a young man grappling with unexpected cultural differences and learning to adapt in the face of an uncertain and rapidly changing fantastical future.
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The College Courant

It is especially comet , which engaged my attention several years since , every
heart , as “ John Brown ' s soul a marching ... The effective repulmoreover , that in
the passage from the Odyssey just re - Professor Vinton , of Princeton , who
would ...

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ISBN: PRNC:32101078253398

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My Odyssey

Many a time I was dragged along with the paper to the court for offences I hardly
could give account of . ' In some cases I won and in some others I was convicted
or fined heavily . Some of the fines were borne by the Comet itself and the NCNC
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Author: Nnamdi Azikiwe

Publisher: Hurst & Company

ISBN: UOM:39015062083210

Category: Newspaper publishing

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Worlds in Collision

The slaying of the monster by a planet-god is the way in which the peoples
perceived the convulsion of the pillar of smoke when the earth and the comet
Venus disturbed each other in their orbits, and the head of the comet and its tail ...

Author: Immanuel Velikovsky

Publisher: Paradigma Ltd

ISBN: 9781906833718

Category: Planets

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The Library Magazine

He has shown that after gradually diminishing circuits , in 1843 certain portions of
the Odyssey can be reafter 178 years ... We a flight of meteors forming presently
a comet , may , therefore , regard the period of the which afterward came to ...

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ISBN: CHI:79266769

Category: Choice literature

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Time Almanac 2005

Mission : To fly through the coma of Comet Wild 2 , capture particles spewing out
of the comet , take pictures of the comet ... In addition to its scientific mission ,
Mars Odyssey provides support to the Mars Exploration Rovers program ( MER )
 ...

Author: Editors of Time Magazine

Publisher: Time Almanac

ISBN: 1932273352

Category: Reference

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A guide to worldwide statistics includes facts on science, politics, and consumer affairs, sports coverage, travel information, weather data, and facts concerning a wide range of additional subjects.
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Knowledge

The volume is a collection of essays or the comet having been caught and kept in
durance by the articles , many of which ... the Odyssey , though many of the as
having passed nearer to Jupiter than its most distant fixed stars and
constellations ...

Author: Baden Fletcher Smyth Baden-Powell

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ISBN: UCAL:C2661424

Category: Science

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Three Plays of Maureen Hunter

TRAVEL. PHOTOGRAPHY. ART. Very Good Hardcover English Komet 2009
Germany 0 1 For Sale 33.95 0 Colored photographs. ... 031843 0060931957
Book Odyssey of Homer Homer TROY. GREECE. ANCIENT Book Heroine Scott,
Gail, ...

Author: Hunter, Maureen

Publisher: OIBooks-Libros

ISBN: 9781896239996

Category: Drama

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Book is clean and tight. No writing in text. Like New
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2061

Odyssey Three Arthur C. Clarke. 18 Old Faithful The cautious exploration of the
comet had already begun while Universe still remained in the polar shadow. First
, oneman EMUs gently jetted over both day and night side, recording everything ...

Author: Arthur C. Clarke

Publisher: RosettaBooks

ISBN: 9780795324857

Category: Fiction

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This New York Times–bestselling chapter in the Hugo Award–winning Space Odyssey series is “intriguing and satisfying . . . the all-round best Odyssey so far” (Kirkus Reviews). The third book in Clarke’s beloved Space Odyssey continues the story of Heywood Floyd, survivor of two previous encounters with the mysterious monoliths and the alien intelligences behind them. Floyd is chosen as one of a handful of celebrity guests to witness the first manned touchdown on the surface of Halley’s Comet on the privately-owned spaceship Universe. But on Jupiter’s moon Europa, scientists have spotted the sudden appearance of a single diamond the size of a mountain—a fragment of Jupiter’s core. When the spaceship Galaxy is hijacked and forced to crash into Europa’s ocean, the Universe is diverted from its original mission to rescue the crew. Now Heywood Floyd must once again survive an encounter with HAL, David Bowman, and the mysterious monolith-building race with its own inscrutable agenda to shape the destiny of the human race.
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Knowledge

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ISBN: UCAL:C2834644

Category: Science

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The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction

“A Martian Odyssey” [1934], Project Gutenberg Australia, http://gutenberg.net.au/
ebooks06/0601191h.html, 2006. Weiss, Sara. Decimon Huydas. A Romance of ...
http://www .gutenberg.org/etext/1013. ———. In the Days of the Comet [1906].

Author: Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

ISBN: 9780819571526

Category: Fiction

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As the world undergoes daily transformations through the application of technoscience to every aspect of life, science fiction has become an essential mode of imagining the horizons of possibility. However much science fiction texts vary in artistic quality and intellectual sophistication, they share in a mass social energy and a desire to imagine a collective future for the human species and the world. At this moment, a strikingly high proportion of films, commercial art, popular music, video and computer games, and non-genre fiction have become what Csicsery-Ronay calls science fictional, stimulating science-fictional habits of mind. We no longer treat science fiction as merely a genre-engine producing formulaic effects, but as a mode of awareness, which frames experiences as if they were aspects of science fiction. The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction describes science fiction as a constellation of seven diverse cognitive attractions that are particularly formative of science-fictionality. These are the “seven beauties” of the title: fictive neology, fictive novums, future history, imaginary science, the science-fictional sublime, the science-fictional grotesque, and the Technologiade, or the epic of technsocience’s development into a global regime.
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The Measure of All Things

The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World Ken
Alder ... The prize competition of the Academy that year was to chart the trajectory
of the comet Lalande had predicted might devastate the earth in 1789. Méchain ...

Author: Ken Alder

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743249027

Category: History

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In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way north to Dunkirk, while Pierre-François-André Méchain voyaged south to Barcelona. Their mission was to measure the world, and their findings would help define the meter as one ten-millionth of the distance between the pole and the equator—a standard that would be used “for all people, for all time.” The Measure of All Things is the astonishing tale of one of history’s greatest scientific adventures. Yet behind the public triumph of the metric system lies a secret error, one that is perpetuated in every subsequent definition of the meter. As acclaimed historian and novelist Ken Alder discovered through his research, there were only two people on the planet who knew the full extent of this error: Delambre and Méchain themselves. By turns a science history, detective tale, and human drama, The Measure of All Things describes a quest that succeeded as it failed—and continues to enlighten and inspire to this day.
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Friends Intelligencer

presence within the solar borders to the attraction of Uranus, who captured a
comet when it came too near his mighty mass and changed its orbit into an
ellipse. The comet in disintegrating is being transformed into swarms of particles
following ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112109689668

Category: Society of Friends

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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy The starry heavens

Hofmann , K. F. , completes Kirchoff's map of the spectrum , ii . 379 . Holden ,
E. S. , his observations of Saturn , i . 204 ; note by , respecting the discovery of
Uranus , i . 243 ; his observations of the compound nucleus of the Great Comet of
1882 ...

Author: George Frederick Chambers

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ISBN: NYPL:33433087585323

Category: Astronomical instruments

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Armageddon Now

By March of that year the members of the Heaven's Gate cult had come to believe
that a spaceship sent to transport them to a higher sphere was arriving in the
wake of the comet Hale-Bopp. They all committed suicide in preparation for
leaving ...

Author: Jim Willis

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578593002

Category: History

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Who knew that doomsday would be so hot? Environmental disasters, Ebola outbreaks, the popularity of reality television, and strife in the Middle East, may all be signs that time has come today. Weak and ailing after the end of the Cold War and the financial spree of the nineties, the timeless notion that the end is near is once again exerting a powerful influence on pop culture, politics, religion, and Mel Gibson. Omens and prophecies, asteroids collisions and nuclear war, oil crises and global warming, fire or ice, bang or whimper, asteroid or alien, act of God or human folly, Armageddon Now: The End of the World A to Z is all over doomsday prophecies. From alpha to omega, it is packed with 200 entries and 100 illustrations. Satan, saints, survivalists, and evangelical preachers known for their views on Biblical prophecies receive their due. In the end, the end has never been so thoroughly covered as in Armageddon Now. It's the last word for the end user. So, don't be left behind. Save yourself by buying this book.
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