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Stahl, Asa

Summary: The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know--and what we don't--in a compelling, accessible way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creston Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.18 STA

Bauer, Marion Dane

Summary: Before the universe was formed, before time and space existed, there was ... nothing. But then ... BANG! Stars caught fire and burned so long that they exploded, flinging stardust everywhere. And the ash of those stars turned into planets. Into our Earth. And into us. In a poetic text, Marion Dane Bauer takes readers from the trillionth of a second when our universe was born to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Bauer 2018

Hooper, Dan

Summary: Scientists in the past few decades have made crucial discoveries about how our cosmos evolved over the past 13.8 billion years. But there remains a critical gap in our knowledge: we still know very little about what happened in the first seconds after the Big Bang. At the Edge of Time focuses on what we have recently learned and are still striving to understand about this most essential and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2019

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

Summary: Is our universe a minor event in an endless series of universes (or multiverses)? Today, scientists generally agree on the big bang origin of the universe fifteen billion years ago. But as we track the expansion backward, toward that moment of seeming creation, the details begin to blur. In this program, Stephen Hawking explores the difficulties in presenting a scientific explanation...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1997

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Summary: Many scientists of the early 20th century, including Albert Einstein, found the idea of an expanding universe with an abrupt origin unpalatable - viewing the universe as static and eternal. This program explores the history of our controversial and explosive beginnings. It seems all scientists agreed that the controversy could only be settled by direct and precise measurements. But the question...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1997

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Lerner, Eric J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Random House 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.18 LER

Farrell, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.109 FAR

Kaku, Michio

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and author of Hyperspace and The Future of Humanity, tells the story of the greatest quest in science. When Newton discovered the laws of motion and gravity, he unified the rules of heaven and earth. From thenon, physicists have been discovering new forces and incorporating them into ever-greater theories. But the major breakthroughs of the 20th...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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Rees, Martin J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.18 REE

Singh, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.18 SIN

Summary: This program explores how the colossal, mind-boggling forces of the early universe made it possible for habitable worlds to emerge. The clues begin with a race among scientists to capture lingering echoes of the big bang's ferocious energy in a microwave “whisper” from deep space. The race pits underdog astronomer Tony Readhead and his improvised detector in the high Andes against NASA...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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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

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

Hawking, Lucy.

Summary: George tries to escape a host of problems by going to Switzerland to help his friend Annie's father, Eric, run an experiment exploring the origins of the universe, but faces saboteurs and a mysterious message from George's old nemesis, Reeper, there. Includes scientific essays exploring the latest theories on the origin of the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAW

Impey, Chris.

Summary: An astronomer discusses the latest theories of the origin of matter and the possibility of parallel universes as he provides an intergalactic tour through a telescope that serves as a time machine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.18 IMP

Summary: Three Big Bang Theory episodes for the Christmas holidays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BIG

Summary: This Science Screen Report demonstrates how the Big Bang is thought to have occurred, and examines principles scientists use to support the theory. Beginning with the establishment of the concept in 1948, the program guides students through the detection of the Cosmic Background Radiation in the 1960s, which provided solid evidence of the Big Bang, to the ways in which the Hubble Space...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ford, Adam.

Summary: Introduces the sun, stars, and other companions in our solar system, and explains light, gravity and the "big bang" theory of the creation of the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1981

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Summary: Should Japan abandon its interlocking alliance between business and government and reengineer its economy on the American model? In this program, syndicated columnist and author Ben Wattenberg moderates a debate with Eamonn Fingleton, author of the controversial Blindside; Yoichi Funabashi, of the Asahi Shimbun; and experts from The Brookings Institution, U.S. News & World Report, The New York...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Kukla, Lauren

Summary: Climb Aboard! Explore the beginning of the universe, the big bang theory, galaxies, and black holes! Learn about key astronomers and their contributions to space exploration! Examine the Hubble Space Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider! See an infographic showing a timeline of the universe! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of black holes complete your journey. -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Franz, Dennis

Summary: The daily lives and activities of police officers in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm 2014

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Summary: A collection of fourteen episodes in which Peter needs a new kidney, Lois becomes a boxing champ, Chris finds a new hobby, and Brian and Stewie unravel the space-time continuum in an effort to save the universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FAM

Parliament (Musical group)

Contents: Aqua boogie (Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) (9:22) -- Flash light (10:42) -- Agony of defeet (9:05) -- Ridin' high / (Parlet) (9:41) -- Oh I (7:11) -- Up for the down stroke (5:39) -- Testify (4:03) -- Black hole (theme) ; Big Bang Theory (11:46).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Casablanca 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES PAR

Summary: This program focuses on efforts to complete Einstein's quest for a grand unifying theory that will explain all of the forces of nature in the same terms. Will string theory provide the key? Mathematical physicist Nathan Seiberg explains his research on string theory in various dimensions and on particle physics; Edward Witten, named one of the 25 most influential Americans by Time magazine,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC ALE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Alexie 2009

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