The Martian

Filename: the-martian.pdf
ISBN: 9781448177202
Release Date: 2014-02-13
Number of pages: 384
Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Martian in PDF and EPUB The Sunday Times Bestseller behind the major new film from Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. I’m stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with Earth. I’m in a Habitat designed to last 31 days. If the Oxygenator breaks down, I’ll suffocate. If the Water Reclaimer breaks down, I’ll die of thirst. If the Hab breaches, I’ll just kind of explode. If none of those things happen, I’ll eventually run out of food and starve to death. So yeah. I’m screwed. Andy Weir's second novel Artemis is now available for pre-order


The Martian

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ISBN: 9781785034671
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Number of pages: 383
Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Martian in PDF and EPUB In the Young Readers Edition of The Martian: Classroom-appropriate language Discussion questions and activities Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. Damaged machinery, the unforgiving environment, or plain old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit, he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?


The Martian

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ISBN: 9781101905005
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Number of pages: 448
Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Broadway Books

Download and read online The Martian in PDF and EPUB "Originally self-published as an ebook in 2011 and subsequently published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Crown Publishers ... and as a trade paperback by Broadway Books ... in 2014"--Title page verso.


The Martian Chronicles

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ISBN: 9781451678192
Release Date: 2012-04-17
Number of pages: 256
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Martian Chronicles in PDF and EPUB The tranquility of Mars is disrupted by humans who want to conquer space, colonize the planet, and escape a doomed Earth.


The Martians

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ISBN: 0553898302
Release Date: 2003-05-27
Number of pages: 448
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: Spectra

Download and read online The Martians in PDF and EPUB Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy is one of science fiction's most honored series, with Red Mars winning the distinguished Nebula Award, and both Green Mars and Blue Mars honored with the Hugo. A modern-day classic of the genre, this epic saga deftly portrays the human stories behind Earth's most ambitious project yet: the terraforming of Mars. Now, following the publication of his acclaimed adventure novel, Antarctica, Robinson returns to the realm he has made his own, in a work that brilliantly weaves together a futuristic setting with a poetic vision of the human spirit engaged in a drama as ancient as mankind itself. From a training mission in Antarctica to blistering sandstorms sweeping through labyrinths of barren canyons, the interwoven stories of The Martians set in motion a sprawling cast of characters upon the surface of Mars. As the planet is transformed from an unexplored and forbidding terrain to a troubled image of a re-created Earth, we meet men and women who are bound together by their experiences on Mars and with each other. Among them are Michel, a French psychologist dazzled by the beauty around him; Maya, a woman whose ill-fated love affairs lead to her first voyage to Mars; and Roger, a tall Martian-born guide who lacks social skills but has the courage to survive on the planet's dangerous yet strangely compelling surface. Beginning with the First Hundred explorers, generations of friends, enemies, and lovers are swept up in the drama that is Earth's tenuous toehold on Mars. International exploration turns into world building; world building degenerates into political conflict, revolution, and war. Following the strands of these lives and events, in an age when human life has been extended for decades, The Martians becomes the story of generations lived on the edge of the ultimate frontier, in a landscape of constant man-made and natural transformation. This new masterpiece by Kim Stanley Robinson is a story of hope and disappointment, of fierce physical and psychological struggles. Both deeply human and scientifically cutting edge, The Martians is the epic chronicle of a planet that represents one of humanity's most glorious possibilities. A Letter from Kim Stanley Robinson: "When I finished Blue Mars, I realized I wasn't done with Mars yet. There were things I still wanted to say about the place, and about my characters from the trilogy, and there were a number of sidebar stories and characters that had found no place in the trilogy's structure. I also had a couple of precursor Mars stories that did not fit the trilogy's history--'Exploring Fossil Canyon' and 'Green Mars'--and I had held these out of my earlier story collections thinking they belonged with the Mars group." So all this material was there, and as I wrote Antarctica, I found myself drawn back into the matter of Mars repeatedly, by the discovery of possible life in meteorite AHL8004 and by the Pathfinder landing. I decided to make a collection of Martian tales, and as I put them in roughly chronological order, I saw that they seemed to be adding up to their own larger story, functioning as the trilogy's 'unconscious' or 'secret history'. Using all kinds of modes, from folk tales to scientific articles, from personal accounts to the full text of a constitution, I arranged things so that the book altogether tells the story of an underground and hard-to-see resistance to the terraforming described in the trilogy proper. I had a great time doing these stories, and hope they add up to my own version of a Martian Chronicles." From the Paperback edition.


After the Martian Apocalypse

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ISBN: 1416503331
Release Date: 2004-07-06
Number of pages: 304
Author: Mac Tonnies
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online After the Martian Apocalypse in PDF and EPUB Part exo-archaeological treatise and part cultural commentary, After The Martian Apocalypse is an uncompromising and groundbreaking perspective on a cosmic controversy that has perplexed scientists and astronomers for years. Here, Mac Tonnies details the latest Mars discoveries and their paradigm-toppling implications, offering strong new evidence that points to an extinct civilization on the Red Planet -- and explaining how our own survival may depend on confronting the strange and ancient truths to be found there. Facing the prospect of a previous intelligent extraterrestrial civilization, Tonnies portrays Mars as a scientific and cultural conundrum. He challenges orthodox notions of mankind's role in space -- and illuminates the imperative concept that to truly understand our own world, we must first understand our unsettling and enigmatic planetary neighbor.


The Martian Obelisk

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ISBN: 9781250162403
Release Date: 2017-07-19
Number of pages: 32
Author: Linda Nagata
Publisher: Tor Books

Download and read online The Martian Obelisk in PDF and EPUB A powerful science fiction story about an architect on Earth commissioned to create (via long distance) a masterwork with materials from the last abandoned Martian colony, a monument that will last thousands of years longer than Earth, which is dying. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Martian in the Wood

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ISBN: 9781250163332
Release Date: 2017-08-02
Number of pages: 32
Author: Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Tor Books

Download and read online The Martian in the Wood in PDF and EPUB Stephen Baxter's The Martian in the Wood, a Tor.com Original In the aftermath of the First Martian War, in the interim between it and what was to come later, England seemed to once again become a green and peaceful place, if one haunted by the terrible events in Surrey that had happened in those early years of the century. Although people hoped and prayed peace had come, they were wrong. Across the gulf of space, plans were being drawn for a return, but before they could bear fruit a terrible discovery was made deep in Holmburgh Wood, one that would tear a family apart and shock the world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Martian Classroom Edition

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ISBN: 9781524763541
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Number of pages: 400
Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Broadway Books

Download and read online The Martian Classroom Edition in PDF and EPUB In the Classroom Edition of The Martian: Classroom-appropriate language Discussion questions and activities Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?


I The Martian

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ISBN: 9781450066341
Release Date: 2010-03-30
Number of pages: 183
Author: Dana George Dunsieth
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online I The Martian in PDF and EPUB Sixty years in the future, the planet Mars is, for the most part, ruled by a powerful supercomputer network called the Instrumentality. The Instrumentality knows no fear. However, it will know fear because the Quakers are coming! The Quakers are coming! The future is elusive. Nevertheless, this book is based on the real numbers whose pattern has been set over the last hundred and twenty in science and technology. So the future depicted here is a very real possibility. The Religious Society of Friends (aka Quakers) was founded in the seventeenth century; however, its ideas are very easily applied to the twenty-first century.


The Martian Climate Revisited

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ISBN: 354040743X
Release Date: 2004-02-18
Number of pages: 326
Author: Peter L. Read
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online The Martian Climate Revisited in PDF and EPUB The atmosphere and climate of Mars is a crucial factor, both for understanding the planet's past and appreciating the possibilities of its future. Given the high level of current interest in Mars, and the major advances afforded by recent space exploration, this book seeks to examine and review our knowledge and understanding of the meteorology and climate of Mars in its present state. This is based not only upon direct observations, but also on the newer techniques of modelling: numerical simulation and data assimilation. This authoritative discussion of Mars' atmosphere and climate gives a balanced review of some of the hottest issues concerning Mars' environments, its present and past climate and potential to support life, and its possible future following manned exploration.


The Martian Codex

Filename: the-martian-codex.pdf
ISBN: 9781556438141
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 233
Author: George J. Haas
Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Download and read online The Martian Codex in PDF and EPUB "Reviews the thirty-year history of documenting the famous "Face on Mars" landform from NASA's first photographs in 1976 to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's HiRISE shots in 2007. Presents side-by-side views of Martian geoglyphs with their terrestrial pre-Columbian counterparts"--Provided by publisher.


The Martian War

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ISBN: 9780743446396
Release Date: 2005-05-31
Number of pages: 256
Author: Gabriel Mesta
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Martian War in PDF and EPUB This speculative novel is based on the premise that H. G. Wells's classic science fiction novel, "The War of the Worlds," describes actual historical events that Wells himself witnessed during a fierce struggle for control of Earth.


The Martian Chronicles Study Guide

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ISBN: 9781621070191
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages:
Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

Download and read online The Martian Chronicles Study Guide in PDF and EPUB The perfect companion to Ray Bradbury’s "The Martian Chronicles," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.


The Martian Surface

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ISBN: 0521866987
Release Date: 2008-06-05
Number of pages: 652
Author: Jim Bell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Martian Surface in PDF and EPUB Phenomenal new observations from Earth-based telescopes and Mars-based orbiters, landers, and rovers have dramatically advanced our understanding of the past environments on Mars. These include the first global-scale infrared and reflectance spectroscopic maps of the surface, leading to the discovery of key minerals indicative of specific past climate conditions; the discovery of large reservoirs of subsurface water ice; and the detailed in situ roving investigations of three new landing sites. This an important, new overview of the compositional and mineralogic properties of Mars since the last major study published in 1992. An exciting resource for all researchers and students in planetary science, astronomy, space exploration, planetary geology, and planetary geochemistry where specialized terms are explained to be easily understood by all who are just entering the field.