Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: Provides an exploration of space from the nearest planets of the solar system to far-off galaxies and examines the tools and techniques of space flight.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Sobel, Dava

Summary: The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 520 SOB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 522 SOB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 522 Sobel 2016

Dunlop, Storm

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A comprehensive month-by-month handbook to the stars and constellations visible from North America in 2019, this practical guidebook is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned stargazers. Features include: Advice on where to start looking and how to navigate ths sky; Easy-to-use star and constellation maps for each month with descriptions of what you will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books, Ltd. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 523 DUN

Latta, Sara L.

Summary: Introduces black holes, discussing the relativity theory of Albert Einstein, the discovery of black holes, the data that scientists use to study them, and scientists' studies of the black hole at the center of the MilKy Way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Prinja, Raman

Summary: Explores the science behind the objects that can be viewed in the night sky, covering the constellations, planets, and eclipses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: QEB 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 520 PRI

Summary: There is more to the universe than meets the eye--a lot more. In recent years, scientists have discovered that 95 percent of the contents of the cosmos are invisible to our current methods of direct detection. Yet something is holding galaxies and galaxy clusters together, and something else is causing space to fly apart. Scientists call these invisible components dark matter and dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.1126 DAR
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.1126 DAR

Hankin, Rebecca

Summary: "An introduction to quasars and black holes with information about their formation and characteristics. Includes diagrams, fun facts, a glossary, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.8 HAN

Sutter, Paul M.

Summary: An astrophysicist presents an in-depth yet accessible tour of the universe for lay readers, while conveying the excitement of astronomy--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Gibbons, Gail.

Summary: Tells what stars are, why they twinkle, how constellations were named, how telescopes are used to study stars, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1992

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Hankin, Rebecca

Summary: "An introduction to unusual objects and phenomena in the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.1 HAN

Pasachoff, Jay M.

Summary: A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1988

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: "From the discovery of distant galaxies and black holes to the tiny interstices of the atom, here is the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times! The newspaper of record has always prided itself on its award-winning science coverage, and these 125 articles from its archives are the very best, covering more than a century of breakthroughs, setbacks, and mysteries. Selected by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 530 NEW

Asimov, Isaac

Summary: Discusses the formation and peculiar features of the universe, particularly stars and galaxies emitting special types of radio waves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. Stevens Pub. 1988

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 523.8 ASI

Gillingham, Sara

Summary: Illustrated guide to the 88 internationally recognized constellations with stories and legends. Includes key star information, location descriptions, and maps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.8 GIL

Martens, J. D.

Summary: Dr. Suri Lahdka and Dr. Robert Miller discover an icy body capable of destroying all life on Earth. They begin working on saving the world--while dealing with the knowledge that the world might end--all on their own. Meanwhile, Jeremy Genser, a Houston High School Senior, and his friends struggle to come to terms with the world's possible demise in their own way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Chadwick, Stephen Robert

Summary: Presenting spectacular photographs of astronomical objects of the southern sky, all taken by author Stephen Chadwick, this book explores what peoples of the South Pacific see when they look up at the heavens and what they have done with this knowledge. From wives killing brothers to emus rising out of the desert and great canoes in the sky, this book offers the perfect blend of science,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Springer 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 520.8 CHA

Mosco, Rosemary

Summary: With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.In this volume, get up close and personal with Earth's nearest neighbors ? Venus with its acid rainstorms, Saturn and its rings of ice, and the heart of it all, the Sun. Humans have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Maran, Stephen P.

Summary: From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, and provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 520 MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 520 MAR

Sims, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 529.1 SIMS

Summary: The force of gravity rules the universe. It governs our everyday lives on Earth and it controls the motions of the heavens above. Yet it is one of the least understood of all the forces of nature. This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of the forces of gravity that rule the universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 BLA
Call number: DVD 530 BLA

Summary: Illustrated text in question and answer format answers such questions about space as "Can I see my house from space?", "Could we become Martians?", "Where can you find snowballs with tails?", and "Where do baby stars come from?"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southwestern Co. 2002

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WHE

Bartusiak, Marcia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.1125 BAR

Berne, Jennifer

Summary: "A biography of famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and awe-inspiring facts about our universe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TYS