Professionals & Academics
epub |eng | 2000-10-19 | Author:Linenger, Jerry M

Afloat in the BlackSea, undergoingrecovery trainingfor emergencysplashdowns.(Courtesy NASA) % Left Star City, Russia,(left to right) SashaLazutkin, Vasily Tsibliev,and I standing in front ofa Soyuz capsule simulator.(Courtesy NASA/RSA) Below Final spacesuitcheckout ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight October 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-02 | Author:Ottaway, Susan [Ottaway, Susan]

…a tricky aeroplane to fly. It didn’t have absolutely benign handling characteristics. It was very prone to a thing called Dutch rolling – a sort of roll-yaw coupling – and ...
( Category: Business October 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-12-06 | Author:Robert W. Firestone [Firestone, Robert W.]

Looking back at my experience with Dr. Rosen, I remember several reasons that caused me to regret my necessary departure. First, I was committed to the psychotic patients I was ...
( Category: Social Scientists & Psychologists October 19,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Colin Butcher

* * * The following day I printed up some photos of the missing dog, as well as a stack of business cards featuring my contact details. For each investigation, ...
( Category: Law Enforcement October 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-26 | Author:Yikai Zhang [Zhang, Yikai]

After finding my first cicada, plenty more appeared Light trapping, as it turned out, was one of the most exhilarating experiences I’ve ever had – I was so absorbed by ...
( Category: Insects & Spiders October 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-14 | Author:Kristin Kimball

* * * There was another thing, and it was so scary, I couldn’t look it square in the face. We’d gotten a tax bill that we weren’t expecting—on the ...
( Category: Environmentalists & Naturalists October 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jeff Sutherland

CHAPTER THIRTEEN At Fourteen Weeks THIS WEEK I TURN FIFTY. Naturally, I compare my life at forty to my life at fifty. People’s lives can vary greatly in this decade, ...
( Category: Medical October 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Denise Riley

Two years and ten months later: No time at all. No time. Three years after: And by now I’ve stopped making these notes. What follows is a postscript, drawing on ...
( Category: Love Poems October 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Andrew Robinson

Einstein in Oxford during one of his three visits in 1931, 1932 and 1933. He liked to stroll around the city on his own, comparing its life with that of ...
( Category: Scientists October 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-11 | Author:Lucinda Jackson

SINCE I WAS back in the home office again, every day I observed Greg’s higher-up, Dr. Tim Johnson, the vice president of research and product development. Like Greg, Tim also ...
( Category: Workplace Culture October 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-16 | Author:Jason Redman

TOWARD THE END OF the month, as I grew nearer to the end of my time in Ranger Jail, I circled back to that day in the valley. It was ...
( Category: Iraq War October 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-07 | Author:Charles Schwab

* * * — ONE IMPORTANT RISK EVERY brokerage was watching intensely was margin balances. Borrowing on margin is a tool used by sophisticated investors to increase their buying power ...
( Category: Retirement Planning October 10,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-24 | Author:Peter B. Doran [Doran, Peter B.]

CHAPTER 13 Reversals of Fortune Inside the offices of 26 Broadway, there were many secrets. The perpetually guarded Rockefeller had fortified Standard with hidden facts ever since the earliest days ...
( Category: United States October 10,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-07 | Author:Ed Stack

* * * Our move to Pittsburgh and the infusion of new capital marked the start of a period of crazy growth at Dick’s. And when I say crazy, I ...
( Category: Business October 10,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-26 | Author:John Stackhouse [Stackhouse, John]

CHAPTER 11 The Price of Journalism BY 2012, THE NEWSPAPER WORLD was deeply divided, between the free camp and the pay camp. The former held firmly to the view that ...
( Category: Journalists October 10,2019 )