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Allen, John

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the famed chemist, from her education at the Sorbonne in Paris to her work in radioactivity and her scientific accolades.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CUR

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."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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

Summary: Albert Einstein, the most famous scientist of all time, was a world-renowned celebrity, greeted like a rock star in public. An anti-war firebrand, Einstein also spoke out on issues ranging from women's rights and racism to immigration and nuclear arms control. Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new interviews, the film makes the case that Albert Einstein's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Albee, Sarah

Summary: Complemented by photographic historical back matter, a leveled-reader introduction to the life of Albert Einstein explains how his innovative thinking paved the way for many world-shaping discoveries and inventions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Anderson, AnnMarie

Summary: "Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to go to space. She worked on a space shuttle for two different missions. But Sally Ride did more than just travel to space. She also was a teacher, an author, and a scientist. Learn more about her amazing life in this new level 3 biography!, "--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

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

Benedict, Marie

Summary: "The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

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...

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

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Howard, Don

Summary: "More than just a biography of Einstein's life, this course provides you with an inside look at how this brilliant thinker arrived at his various revolutionary breakthroughs. One of the secrets of Einstein's success was that he was well read in philosophy, and that guided his approach not only to framing and solving problems in physics but also to interpreting his discoveries in a more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 ALB
Call number: DVD 530 ALB PART 1
Call number: DVD 530 ALB PART 2

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

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McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.

Summary: Recounts the life of the scientist whose theories of relativity revolutionized the way we look at space and time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1995

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB EINSTEIN MCP

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

Summary: This collector's set spins an enthralling intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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

Dyson, Freeman J.

Summary: "Both recalling his life story and recounting many of the major advances in twentieth-century science, a renowned physicist shares his autobiography through letters. While recognizing that quantum mechanics "demands serious attention," Albert Einstein in 1926 admonished fellow physicist Max Born that the theory "does not bring us closer to the secrets of the Old One." Aware that "there are deep...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DYSON, FREEMAN DYS

Feynman, Richard Phillips.

Summary: One of the towering figures of twentieth-century science, Richard Feynman possessed a curiosity that was the stuff of legend. Even before he won the Nobel Prize in 1965, his unorthodox and spellbinding lectures on physics secured his reputation amongst students and seekers around the world. It was his outsized love for life, however, that earned him the status of an American cultural icon--here...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 FEY

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

Parachini, Jodie

Summary: "A biography of astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who helped build a radio telescope that helped her discover pulsars, a new type of star. Some scientists consider it the greatest astronomical discovery of the twentieth century. Despite this achievement, she was overlooked in favor of two male colleagues when the Nobel Prize for physics was awarded. Bell is still working and teaching today,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2021

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Summary: Regarding the opposite sex, they're on a steep learning curve. In every other sense, they're geniuses. Join physicists Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) as they ponder black holes, chemical deviations, girls, and other mysteries of the universe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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Summary: Follow the exploits of a wise-cracking, cigar-chomping duck as he tries to return to his home planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2009

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

Christianson, Gale E.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 NEW

Delano, Marfe Ferguson.

Summary: This photobiography of Albert Einstein publishes to coincide with the year that marks the 100th anniversary of what has been described as Einstein's "miraculous year" and the 50th anniversary of his death. In 1905 Einstein published three important papers describing ideas that changed science forever and eventually had an effect on much of modern life. The most famous of these ideas was his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2005

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

Eliasberg, Jan

Summary: "Berlin, 1938. Groundbreaking physicist Dr. Hannah Weiss is on the verge of the greatest discovery of the 20th century: splitting the atom. She understands that the energy released by her discovery can power entire cities or destroy them. Hannah believes the weapon's creation will secure an end to future wars, but as a Jewish woman living under the harsh rule of the Third Reich, her research is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Feldman, Thea

Summary: Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 1986. Katherine's unparalleled calculations (done by hand) helped plan the trajectories for NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions (including the Apollo 11 moon landing). She is said to be one of the greatest American minds of all time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Feldman 2017

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: This biography profiles the life and times of German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, whose contributions to the field earned him a Nobel Prize.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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Neuvel, Sylvain

Summary: "26 years ago: A girl in South Dakota falls through the earth, then wakes up dozens of feet below ground on the palm of what seems to be a giant metal hand. 9 years ago: She is a top-level physicist leading a team of people to understand exactly what that hand is, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity. Today: with the remainder of the giant robot found and assembled, every...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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