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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: "Everything we now know about the universe--from the behavior of quarks to the birth of entire galaxies--has stemmed from scientists who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable. And with the advent of modern science, great minds have turned to testing and experimentation rather than mere thought as a way of approaching and grappling with some of the universe's most pressing and vexing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2012

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

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

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

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

Greene, B. (Brian)

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

Hicks, Faith Erin

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Summary: Things are looking bright at the Beifong Metalbending Academy! But after all the adventures Toph's had with Aang, Sokka, Zuko, and Katara, the whole thing feels a bit dull. Luckily, Sokka and Suki come to visit and reintroduce some familiar faces from their wandering days. And while out and about to celebrate, Toph discovers something that just might put the sparkle back in her eye...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2021

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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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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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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 539.72 PAR Part 1
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Call number: DVD 539.72 PAR Part 2

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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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 520 TYS

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

Cross, Tim

Summary: Do you wonder about the way your life appears? Are you looking for some way to dramatically change your life? Have you tried many methods only to find that over time you eventually revert to old patterns? "The Architecture of Freedom" may provide the necessary insights to create permanent change. Exploring modern physics, personal experience, and spirituality, this book outlines a radically...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One River Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 110 CRO

Gaff, Jackie.

Summary: Superman invites the reader to fly along with him as he explores and explains the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2003

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GAF

Krauss, Lawrence Maxwell.

Summary: "Internationally known theoretical physicist and bestselling author Lawrence Krauss offers provocative, revelatory answers to the most basic philosophical questions: Where did our universe come from? Why is there something rather than nothing? And how isit all going to end? Why is there something rather than nothing?" is asked of anyone who says there is no God. Yet this is not so much a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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

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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Lightman, Alan P.

Summary: "A meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 523 LIG

Merali, Zeeya

Summary: "What if you could become God, with the ability to build a whole new universe in the lab? As startling as it sounds, modern physics suggests that within the next two decades, scientists may be able to perform this seemingly divine feat--to concoct an entirely new baby universe, complete with its own physical laws, star systems, galaxies, and even intelligent life. To create your own cosmos, you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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

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