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  • Six Degrees of Freedom

    Opportunities met. Risks taken. Lessons learned. by

    Octogenarian aerospace engineer Peter Hughes identified 6 critical points in his life at which an important decision was required, and where the rest of his life could have been quite different, depending on that decision. In every case, he was ...


  • Our Family Had Big Dreams

    From English Schoolgirl to Canadian Scientist, and Expanding Horizons in Retirement by

    Our Family Had Big Dreams is a multi-generational story about working towards goals while living and learning along the way. Written with honesty, humility, and humour, author Jennifer Murphy’s memoir starts with the story of her parents in England ...


  • Musings of a 98 year old Scientist

    Reflections on Life, God, and the World from a Different Viewpoint by

    Musings of a 98-Year-Old Scientist is a mix of stories and discussions by a scientist who was deeply religious, and lived a unique life. John E. Burgener was born on March 10, 1917. The world was at war and women had just earned the right to vote. ...


  • Miner With a Heart of Gold

    Biography of a Mineral Science and Engineering Educator by

    During the mid-twentieth century, Mineral Science and Engineering educator Frank White played an influential role in the advancement of his field, widely respected not only for his knowledge but also for his advocacy, leadership, and visionary ...


  • Chasing Nature

    An Ecologist's Lifetime of Adventures and Observations by

    Ecologist, museum director and zoo curator Dr. Robert E. Wrigley takes readers on an ecological journey via 230 wildlife adventures and observations covering a period of seven decades. Join him as he relates exciting and sometimes humorous reallife ...


  • Trailblazer by Grace: Educational Pursuit

    An Autobiography by

    Growing up, Basil understood two principles early on – he was not physically or mentally suited to the drudgery that he saw throughout his village, and education could offer him a way out of his situation. After this early realization, young Basil ...


  • Portraits of the Great Bible-believing Scientists

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    “More than 60 years ago,” remembered Mr. Stvarnik, “I read the books From Ancient Philosophy to Modern Science of Atoms by prof. dr. Ivan Supek, and the Images from the Lives of Great Scientists by prof. dr. Milutin Milankovic, and for me these are ...


  • A Broader Vision

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    A VISION GIVES PURPOSE AND ENERGIZES A BROADER VISION is a compelling glimpse into an energized and engaged life of 96 years – based on a vision of life that centered on family, community and God. It describes the world of the 20th century with ...


  • Adventures of a Materials Scientist

    Academician, Consultant, Expert Witness with Emphasis on the Steel Industry by

    This book describes the professional experiences of a materials scientist, as an academic and a consultant. From research laboratories and university classrooms, to the engineering departments of major corporations, to large law firms and the ...


  • Carpe Data: CONNECT

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    Have you ever had the feeling you were being guided down a specific path in life? A real, deep in your guts, crap in your pants inclination? What if you came to believe you were placed on this earth to do something that would change everything? What ...