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Carter, James

Summary: "In this poetic tour of the universe, children learn about the Big Bang and the origins of life on Earth."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CAR

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

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

Summary: Host Neil deGrasse Tyson returns, bringing together a rare mix of potentially clashing personalities - celebrities, comedians and the worlds leading scientific experts - to explore a variety of cosmic and science topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STA

Alvarez, Walter

Summary: "Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us. Big History, the field that studies the entire known past of our universe to give context to human existence, has so far been the domain of historians. In [this book], geologist Walter Alvarez-- best known for his 'Impact Theory' explaining dinosaur...

Format: text

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

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

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: Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the latest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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

Summary: British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Summary: Tyson looks at the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. He attempts to answer all of your most pressing questions, from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STA

Bingham, Caroline

Summary: Introduces the universe, visiting all the planets of the solar system and their moons, as well as the sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2016

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Greene, B. (Brian)

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Summary: "From the world-renowned physicist, co-founder of the World Science Festival, and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this utterly captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose. Brian Greene takes readers on a breathtaking journey from the big bang to the end of time and invites us to ponder meaning in the face of this unimaginable expanse. He shows us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf Books 2020

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Johnson, Clifford V. (Clifford Victor)

Summary: "In this graphic book/novel, readers eavesdrop on conversations about contemporary science and learn about how scientists uncover the secrets of the universe. Topics in the book range from black holes, to the multiverse, to string theory, to food science. The book is structured as a set of 9 conversations in 11 chapters. The people in the conversations include non-experts and experts in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 JOH

Pollock, Steven.

Summary: Would you like to know how the universe works? The science that has found many of the answers to that profound and age-old question is particle physics, the study of those impossibly tiny particles with unbelievably strange names : bosons and leptons, quarks and neutrinos. Steven Pollock translates the language of the remarkable science that, in only 100 years, has unlocked the secrets of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 539.72 PAR Part 1
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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

Tegmark, Max

Summary: "Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present, and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and ground-breaking science, he not only helps us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.101 TEG

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Summary: A companion to the celebrated scientist's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel series combines the subjects of his favorite talks with comprehensive facts, sidebars, and imagery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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Summary: Twelve lectures (30 min. each) by David M. Meyer, professor of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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

Summary: Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking poses enduring scientific questions to teams of non-scientists to test their problem solving skills and summon their inner-genius, covering topics such as time travel, the existence of life on other planets, how the universe came to be, and the origins of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Summary: This collector's set spins an enthralling intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STE

Summary: Explore the edges of space and time with Morgan Freeman as your guide in Through The Wormhole. Ten thought-provoking episodes comprise Season Three. Viewers will hold in their hands answers to some of the world's greatest mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe, and to raise even more philosophical questions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Science 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

Aguilar, David A

Summary: A tour of outer space explores the solar system as well as stars, galaxies, and the birth of planets, and speculates on whether other intelligent beings exist in the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books 2013

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Laszlo, Ervin

Contents: The amazing coherence of (nearly) everything -- The rediscovery of the Akashic field -- the big questions -- The existential questions -- The integral vision of reality -- A roundtable of leading thinkers -- The furrows of reality--scientific and spiritual implications of the reenchanted cosmos -- From a mechanistic and competitive to a reenchanted and co-evolving cosmos -- the metaverse...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133 LAS

Mee, Nicholas.

Summary: This is a lively, inspiring beginner's guide to how the universe works. This book contains bite-sized chapters present the discoveries of modern physics, astronomy, and cosmology. It also has background stories of the research and researchers bring the science to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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

Summary: Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence, the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. Who or what are we? Are we alone? How did life begin? What happened before? The series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam Americas 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THR

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