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Stille, Darlene R.

Summary: "An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

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

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 523.01 TYS

Kaku, Michio

Summary: "Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization to the stars is increasingly becoming a scientific possibility--and a necessity. Whether in the near future due to climate change and the depletion of finite resources, or in the distant future due to catastrophic cosmological events, we must face the reality that humans will one day need to leave planet Earth to survive as a species....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 KAK

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

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Summary: "The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523 TYS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.01 TYS

Jayawardhana, Ray.

Summary: "Detective thriller meets astrophysics in this adventure into neutrinos and the scientists who pursue them For more than eighty years, brilliant and eccentric scientists around the world have been searching for the incredibly small bits of matter we call neutrinos. Trillions of these ghostly particles pass through our bodies every second, but they are so pathologically shy that neutrino...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.01 JAY

Sanders, Ella Frances

Summary: "An illustrated exploration of the principles, laws, and wonders that rule our universe, our solar system, our world, and our daily lives from the bestselling creator of Lost in Translation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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

Dunkley, Jo

Summary: Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries. Most of us have heard of black holes and supernovas, galaxies and the Big Bang. But few of us understand more than the bare facts about the universe we call home. What is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.1 DUN

Dillow, Gordon L.

Summary: "Combining history, popular science, and in-depth reporting, here is a fascinating account of asteroids and other space objects that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us even now--as well as a look at the preparations humanity is making against asteroid-caused catastrophe. Journalist Gordon L. Dillow examines what a small but dedicated group of astronomers have long known--that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Kaku, Michio

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629 KAK

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.01 TYS

Schilling, Govert

Summary: It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now. Decades in the making, this momentous discovery has given scientists a new understanding of the cataclysmic events that shape the universe and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2017

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Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war. "The overlap is strong, and the knowledge flows in both directions," say the authors, because astrophysicists and military...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Johnson, John

Summary: Fritz Zwicky was one of the most inventive and iconoclastic scientists of the twentieth century. He predicted the existence of neutron stars, and his research pointed the way toward the discovery of pulsars and black holes. He was the first to conceive ofthe existence of dark matter, the first to make a detailed catalog of thousands of galaxies, and the first to correctly suggest that cosmic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2019

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Mather, Matthew

Summary: Something big is coming ... big enough to destroy the entire solar system ... and it's heading straight for Earth.That's what Dr. Ben Rollins, head of Harvard's exoplanet research team, is told by NASA after being dragged out of bed in the middle of the night. His first instinct is to call his daughter and wife, who are vacationing in Italy: something is coming, he tells them, a hundred times...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Will, Clifford M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.11 WIL

Summary: "An overview of the structure and nature of objects that make up the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523 UNI

Lemonick, Michael D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.1 LEM

Panek, Richard.

Summary: In exhilarating and behind-the-scenes detail, Panek takes his readers on a tour of the bitter rivalries and fruitful collaborations, the eureka moments and blind alleys, that have fueled the search, redefined science, and reinvented the universe. Science journalist Panek offers an insider's view of the quest for what could be the ultimate revelation: the true substance of the unseen dark matter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.1 Panek 2011

Panek, Richard.

Summary: Documents the recent efforts of scientists to explain the ninety-six percent of the universe not comprised of known matter, drawing on interviews with leading figures to describe the rivalries, collaborations, and discoveries that are redefining current understandings.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 523.1 Panek 2011

Scharf, Caleb A.

Summary: The Zoomable Universe is packed with more than 100 original illustrations and infographics of interest to readers of every age. It is a celebration of discovery, a testament to our ability to see beyond our own vantage point and chart a course from the farthest reaches of the cosmos to its subatomic depths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scientific American/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523 SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.1 Scharf 2017

Bell, Jim

Summary: "The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission- told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries-11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and still operate them, decades since their launch. Voyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. The fantastic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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

Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander)

Summary: The IceCube Observatory has been called the "weirdest" of the seven wonders of modern astronomy by Scientific American. In The Telescope in the Ice, Mark Bowen tells the amazing story of the people who built the instrument and the science involved. Located near the U. S. Amundsen-Scott Research Station at the geographic South Pole, IceCube is unlike most telescopes in that it is not designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martins Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 522 BOW

Cassutt, Michael

Summary: "One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W.S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the Godfather," and "UNO" (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. He was said to be secretive, despotic, a Space Age Machiavelli. Yet Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history. From young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 ABBEY, GEORGE CAS

Scharf, Caleb A.

Summary: "A groundbreaking revision of the Copernican principle Though the concept of "the universe" suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe may be just one of a multitude of others--a single slice of an infinity of parallel realities. In The Copernicus Complex, the renowned astrophysicist and author Caleb Scharf takes us on a cosmic adventure like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523 SCH