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Dolnick, Edward

Summary: Presents the true story of a pivotal moment in modern history when a group of strange, tormented geniuses--Isaac Newton chief among them--invented science and remade our understanding of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 509.4 Dolnick 2011

Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: "Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become a famous scientist in his own right. Although he was diagnosed with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Russell, Colin Archibald.

Summary: A biography of the nineteenth-century English scientist whose religious beliefs guided his exploration of electricity and magnetism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 537.09 RUS

Christianson, Gale E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NEWTON, ISAAC CHR

Ganeri, Anita

Summary: A biography of the nineteenth-century British scientist who worked with electricity, told in the form of an imagined interview.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thameside Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Faraday

Boerst, William J.

Summary: Presents the life and work of the famous seventeenth-century British physicist Sir Isaac Newton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Pub. 2004

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

Gleick, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 GLE

Losure, Mary.

Summary: Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary's house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius living in a time before science as we know it existed, Isaac studied the few books he could get his hands on, built...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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

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

Christianson, Gale E.

Summary: Explores the life and scientific contributions of the famed English mathematician and natural philosopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 NEW

Gleick, James.

Summary: In this biography, Gleick moves between a comprehensive historical portrait and a dramatic focus on Newton's significant letters and unpublished notebooks to illuminate the real importance of his work in physics, in optics, and in calculus.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 530.092 GLE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 530.092 GLE

Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.1 HAW

Mlodinow, Leonard

Summary: "A memoir from the author of SUBLIMINAL and THE DRUNKARD'S WALK revealing his relationship with renowned physicist Stephen Hawking as both a fellow scientist and a friend"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAWKING, STEPHEN MLO

Hawking, Stephen

Summary: The famous physicist details the events of his life and career, including attending Oxford and Cambridge, his ALS diagnosis, his study of black holes, and his penning of the bestselling "A Brief History of Time."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAWKING, STEPHEN HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B HAWKING HAW

Seife, Charles

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Summary: "Confined to a wheelchair and surrounded by an entourage of nurses, Stephen Hawking was a symbol of the power of mind over matter. The public adored him, and the media compared him to Newton and Einstein. Appearing at concerts, on The Simpsons, and even on the edge of space, he was an icon who captured the imaginations of audiences all over the world. It didn't seem to matter that his fans had...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Hawking, Jane

Summary: The wife of the reknowned British physicist describes their courtship and marriage, her years caring for his physical needs, his rise to prominence as a scientist and world celebrity, their bitter divorce, and later reconciliation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alma Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAWKING, JANE HAW

Pascal, Janet B

Summary: Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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

Sakurai, Gail.

Summary: A brief biography of the British theoretical physicist who is well-known for his advances in the study of cosmology, accomplished despite being physically limited by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1996

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB HAWKING SAK

Ferguson, Kitty.

Summary: "Stephen Hawking has been an iconic figure in physics for the last half a century, making many groundbreaking discoveries on the nature of the universe. Yet while his mind roams to the farthest corners of reality, his body has become increasingly trappedby the advance of Lou Gehrig's disease, which has bound him to a wheelchair, without speech or movement except for a few facial muscles. Told...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAWKING, STEPHEN FER

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Isaac Newton was not only briiliant, but secretive, vindictive and obsessive. Here is a portrait of the man, contradictions and all, than places him against the backdrop of seventeenth-century England, a time of plague, the Great Fire of London, and two revolutions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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