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Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Lundestad, Geir

Summary: The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize is a fascinating, insider account of the Nobel peace prize. Drawing on unprecedented access to the Norwegian Nobel Institute's vast archive, it offers a gripping account of the founding of the prize, as well as its highs and lows, triumphs and disasters, over the last one-hundred-and-twenty years. But more than that,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.4 LUN

Ebadi, Shirin

Summary: "For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBADI, SHIRIN EBA

Turow, Scott

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer ready to retire, is pulled back to the courtroom when an old friend faces criminal charges. But his belief in the power of the judicial system will face a final, terrible test.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Turow, Scott

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "At 85 years old, Alejandro 'Sandy' Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial" -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: A collection of essays written by various Nobel Prize winners about their fields of endeavor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 001.44 Nobel

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Demi.

Summary: Mainly the story of Marie Curie, also about Pierre Curie, and the discovery of radium.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: When Nobel prize-winning physicist Michael Beard's personal and professional lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways, an opportunity presents itself in the guise of an invitation to travel to New Mexico. Here is a chance for him to extricate himself from his marital problems, reinvigorate his career, and very possibly save the world from environmental disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McEwan 2010

Nasar, Sylvia.

Summary: The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NASH, JOHN NAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Nas

Esposito, Joseph A.

Summary: In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners -- along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers -- at a famed White House dinner. Among the guests were J. Robert Oppenheimer, who was officially welcomed back to Washington after a stint in the political wilderness; Linus Pauling, who had picketed the White House that very afternoon;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ForeEdge, an imprint of University Press of New England 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 ESP

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: Nobel Prize-winning physicist Michael Beard is fast approaching 60, a mere shell of the academic titan he once was. While his fifth marriage falls apart, Michael suddenly finds himself with an unexpected opportunity to reinvigorate his career and possibly save humankind from the growing threat of global warming.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCE

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: Nobel Prize-winning physicist Michael Beard is fast approaching 60, a mere shell of the academic titan he once was. While his fifth marriage falls apart, Michael suddenly finds himself with an unexpected opportunity to reinvigorate his career and possibly save humankind from the growing threat of global warming.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MCE

Gribbin, John R.

Summary: This is a multi-title review. Titles include Curie in 90 Minutes, Darwin in 90 Minutes, Einstein in 90 Minutes, and Faraday in 90 Minutes - Emulating Paul Strathern's series about philosophers that began with Aristotle in 90 Minutes , the Gribbins here sprint through the life and work of four famous scientists. They're pushing simplification to the limit, trying to reach those whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540.9 GRI

Turow, Scott

17 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "At 85 years old, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial. In a case that will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Turow 2020

Green, Jen

Summary: Profiles female pioneers in the fields of science, technology, architecture, and mathematics, tracing their backgrounds and world-changing contributions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne

Summary: An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 595.7 SVE

Swaby, Rachel.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby's ... profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one's ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they're best known"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 509.2 Swaby 2015

Summary: Explains how global poverty began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today's financial crisis is a direct consequence of these unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Features expert insights from Nobel Prize winners, acclaimed authors, university professors, government ministers, and the leaders of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2010

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

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