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Cox, Brian

Summary: In Universal, their third book together, professors Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw demonstrate how asking questions about the world around us teaches us wonderful things about the universe in which we live. The authors explain the basics of physics, from Kepler to the Large Hadron Collider, in a way that reaches an even broader audience than their previous books, Why Does E=mc2? and The Quantum...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2017

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Cox, Brian

Summary: The Quantum Universe brings together two authors on a brilliantly ambitious mission to show that everyone can understand the deepest questions of science. But just what is quantum physics? How does it help us understand the universe? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And how - for all its apparently counter-intuitive ideas - can we be sure that the theory is good? The bizarre behaviour...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, Inc. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.12 COX

Summary: As the public becomes aware of genetic mutants with special powers and prejudice grow against them, Professor Xavier brings them together to harness their powers for the good of mankind and to combat the evil Magneto; When a military leader hatches a plan to eradicate mutants, the X-men form an alliance with their old enemy Magneto to try and stop him; When science announces a cure for mutant...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE X-ME

Summary: A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After the viewing the tape, they receive phone calls in which they are warned they will die in seven days. Rachel, the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter. She manages to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Ring 2002

Summary: An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE X2

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE X2X

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie X2X-Men 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD X

Summary: The Cold War heats up when a KGB defector exposes Operation Glass, a potentially devastating Soviet plot to activate sleeper agents across the UK. The charismatic but paranoid head of MI-5, known simply as 'Daddy', assembles a secret committee of spies and intelligence officers to investigate. They're the only colleagues he trusts in a world of double agents and lies, but has he chosen well?

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GAM

Summary: Five Vermont state troopers are out to have a good time. Stationed in a remote area near the Canadian border, the troopers, avid pranksters have a knack for screwing up on the job. But when budget cuts in the town threaten their livelihood and pit them against arch-rival Spurbury P.D., the five friends try to straighten up and fly right. That is, until a dead body is discovered and a possible...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Super 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Su

Summary: When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Su

Summary: In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAM

Summary: The next doctor: Christmas 1851, and Cybermen stalk Victorian London. The Doctor discovers a spate of mysterious deaths, and he's surprised to meet another Doctor. The two Doctors will need to be enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing. Planet of the dead: When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina. But the mysterious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: An embittered gunslinger attempts to make amends with his estranged father while their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entertainment One 2016

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Summary: Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who find solace in real ale, classical music, and difficult crosswords. Together with his able sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Cherubim & seraphim) While Morse goes on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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Summary: A schoolteacher learns that she was once a lethal assassin for the CIA, and teams up with a wise-cracking detective to uncover her past before a hi-tech army of corrupt government renegades kills them both.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Long 1997

Summary: Sharpe's rifles : Sharpe saves Wellesley's life and is promoted to Lieutenant. He is put in command of the Chosen men, a crack regiment of riflemen who resist acknowledging his authority. Sharpe's eagle : When the French seize the King's Colours and Sharpe loses an old friend in battle, he steadfastly, but quietly swears to avenge the officer's death and restore England's honour. Sharpe's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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Summary: Featuring previously unseen footage, de-classified documents, and revealing interviews with Kissinger supporters (Alexander Haig, Brent Scowcroft, and William Safire) as well as his detractors (Seymour Hersh, William Shawcross, and Christopher Hitchens), The Trials of Henry Kissinger explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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Summary: Did Henry Kissinger sabatoge the 1968 Vietnam peace talks for his own personal gain? Did he orchestrate the secret bombing of Cambodia? Did he authorize covert operations to overthrow a Chilean President? This explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial figures in United States history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRI

Summary: Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD W

Butler, Gerard

Summary: The story of the Roman general Caius Martius Coriolanus, and his quest for revenge after his banishment from Rome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Starz/Anchor Bay 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COR
1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COR

Summary: Mala is a precocious girl living on the beautiful planet Terra, a place where peace and tolerance are celebrated. Unbeknownst to Mala and her fellow Terrians, the last inhabitants of Earth have exhausted the resources of their planet and those of three others. They are now searching for a new home. This Earthforce has discovered that the use of a Terraformer will make Terra habitable for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BAT

Summary: June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ch

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHU

Summary: After his mother's recent death and neglected by his father, 15-year-old Howie begins ditching school and robbing local houses. He and his friend Gary, a con man searching for a way to escape to California, break into the house of Big John, an old ex-Marine. After Big John confronts Howie about the break-in, Howie discovers the secret that binds his friend and Big John. When Gary skips town and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002

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Summary: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, Lisa Reisert boards the dreaded red eye for a flight back to Miami so she can make it to work the next day. On board, Lisa meets Jackson Ripner and their attraction grows. But moments after take-off, Jackson reveals that he has Lisa's father's wallet that he swiped off his desk and his real reason for being on board. Jackson needs Lisa's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamworks Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER RED

Summary: During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE RIS

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

Summary: When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. When Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1997

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ROB