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Summary: This episode of the award-winning PBS series NOVA explores an intriguing question: how did warm-blooded dinosaurs survive and even thrive in frigid polar regions? A field expedition seeks the answer at Alaska’s North Slope, tunneling into the permafrost to excavate dinosaur fossils. This documentary shows reconstructions and animations of the fossils and discusses the many questions raised by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: As he took office on January 20, 2009, President Barack Obama must deliver on an ambitious campaign pledge to fight global warming. This program from NOVA examines the work of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is already leading the way with a dramatic and controversial program to slash carbon dioxide emissions and promote energy efficiency. The pros and cons of California's bold...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: As oil prices continue to rise steeply and political turmoil increases in the Middle East, it is increasingly evident that finding a solution to an uncertain energy future is one of the biggest issues of our time. With advances in science and engineering, new materials and ingenious designs for solar collectors are transforming the technology into a vastly cheaper, more efficient alternative....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This program from NOVA presents author and neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks and his exploration of the link between music and the brain. While working with patients who struggle to cope with a number of debilitating medical conditions, including autism and Tourrette syndrome, Dr. Sacks found that the therapeutic effects of music help many. Four remarkable case studies from Dr. Sacks’ book,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In a new age of information, rapid innovation, and globalization, how can children be prepared to compete? Discover how the new science of learning can help reimagine the future of education for all children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Television programs on the history of the Colosseum and Stonehenge. Nova sent archaeological teams to each site to test their hypotheses using traditional building techniques.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: The mission was impossible. The odds were astronomical. The results were spectacular. NOVA presents the fascinating story behind the Apollo space program, including the most remarkable feat in human history—the historic walk on the moon in 1969. This program shares vivid recollections of Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan and Frank Borman, and introduces viewers to legendary Flight Director Gene...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1999

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Summary: Does it amaze you that yeast is your very close relative? That you possess roughly the same number of genes as a mouse? That you are 99.9% genetically identical to every other human? In this NOVA special, correspondent Robert Krulwich lends a lighthearted touch to genetic science, going inside the amazing, complex, and contentious race to decode the human genome. Discover how the study of our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Summary: Dogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet, and humans have developed a unique relationship with these furry friends. New research is revealing what dog lovers have suspected all along, that dogs have an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions. How did this incredible relationship between humans and dogs come to be? And how can dogs, so closely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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Summary: After the events of "Hunting the Elements", venture on a worldwide quest to find the key molecules and chemical reactions that have paved the way for human civilization, life, the universe, and everything.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Mind Over Money investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossible? With insights from experts and scientific experiments that highlight the hidden money drives in us all, NOVA explores how human psychology and finance...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Episodes include: Dog genius; Creative dolphins; Octopus & cuttlefish; and Profile - Irene Pepperberg and her talking parrot, Alex.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2011

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Summary: Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Ironman? David Pogue predicts which technologies will transform our daily lives. These advancements are already taking shape in laboratories around the world, and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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Summary: Host Neil deGrasse Tyson will tackle one of science's major challenges in each episode, framed as a simple question that ordinary people wonder and worry about. Neil will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery. Episode includes: Social Robots. Robots already build our cars and vacuum our floors. Will they one day...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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Summary: This episode of NOVA scienceNOW weighs the risks against the benefits of getting a personal genetic profile; takes a closer look at algae, and asks if it may be the biofuel of the future; explores the undersea Gakkel Ridge, deep in the Arctic Ocean, for clues that one of Jupiter's moons may host life; and profiles Yoky Matsuoka, a leader in the emerging field of neurobotics—the fusion of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How Smart Can We Get? How do you get a genius brain? Is it all in the genes? Or is it hard work? Episodes include: Einstein's Brain; Mystery of the Savant Brain; What is Intelligence? and Profile: Sian Beilock.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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Summary: Host Neil deGrasse Tyson will tackle one of science's major challenges in each episode, framed as a simple question that ordinary people wonder and worry about. Neil will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery. Episode includes: Magic and the Brains: Are the secrets behind the world's greatest magic tricks...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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Summary: As global temperatures continue to rise, scientists are wondering if there are solutions beyond reducing emissions. Enter geoengineering. From sucking carbon straight out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight, the options may seem far-fetched. Can geoengineering really work? How much would it cost? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Merbeth, K. S.

Summary: "The Kaiser Family helped the Nova Vita system avoid a catastrophic multi-planet war, one that the Kaisers might have accidentally caused in the first place. In their wake, two planets have been left devastated by ancient alien technology. Now, the Kaisers try to settle into their new lives as tenuous citizens of the serene water planet, Nibiru, but Scorpia Kaiser can never stay still. So, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2020

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Summary: Among the stars in the night sky wander the eight-plus worlds of the solar system, each home to truly awe-inspiring sights. Volcanoes three times higher than Everest, geysers erupting with icy plumes, cyclones larger than Earth lasting hundreds of years. Each of our celestial neighbors has a distinct personality and a unique story. In this five-part series, NOVA will explore the awesome beauty...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Merbeth, K. S.

Summary: "Scorpia Kaiser has always stood in Corvus's shadow until the day her older brother abandons their family to participate in a profitless war. However, becoming the heir to her mother's smuggling operation is not an easy transition for the always rebellious, usually reckless, and occasionally drunk pilot of the Fortuna, an aging cargo ship and the only home Scorpia has ever known. But when a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MER

Gilroy, Marion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Publishing Co. 1990

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3716 Gil

Holder, Jean M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia 1986

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3716 NOV

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