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Weinberg, Steven

Summary: Presents a commentary on the history of science that examines historic clashes and collaborations between science and the competing realms of religion, technology, poetry, mathematics, and philosophy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 WEI

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "From fossil hunters to nuclear researchers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to science were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Malam, John

Summary: A Brief Illustrated History of Science' charts the history of scientific discoveries all the way through from prehistory to Aristotle, then through the works of Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Linnaeus, and right through to the incredible scientific breakthroughs of today. With stunning full-color images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 MAL

Summary: "Follow the story of science year by year with [an] ... illustrated timeline with ... explanations of key scientific theories and concepts; identify the influential thinkers behind revolutionary breakthroughs and discover how they changed the world; trace the development of landmark innovations such as the measurement of time, computers, and mobile communication; see major advances and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 509 TIM

Bynum, W. F. (William F.)

Summary: "Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power. From ancient Greek philosophers through Einstein and Watson and Crick to the computer-assisted scientists of today, men and women have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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Woods, Michael

Summary: Introduces the military tactics of ancient societies, describing the development of weapons, military strategy, defensive walls, seige warfare, guerillas, and warships in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.0209 WOO

Ebert, John David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Council Oak Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 501 EBE

Machajewski, Sarah

Summary: "Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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Popova, Maria

Summary: "Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries, beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement. Stretching between these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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Fowler, Will

Summary: Explains the development of weapons and tactics from the earliest clubs through the first firearms, and discusses armor, war animals, fortifications, siegecraft, and naval warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.441 FOW

Thomson, Keith Stewart.

Summary: From the Publisher: For 200 years before the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species, findings in the sciences of the earth and of nature threatened religious belief based on the literal truth of the Bible. This book traces out the multiple conflicts and accommodations within religion and the new sciences through the writings of such heroes of the English Enlightenment as David Hume,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 509 THO

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "From early computer programmers to video game creators, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to technology were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Shermer, Michael.

Summary: "From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age of Reason and the Enlightenment led theorists to applyscientific reasoning to the non-scientific disciplines of politics, economics, and moral philosophy. Instead of relying on the woodcuts of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 SHE

Hakim, Joy.

Summary: A critical study of the contributions of Albert Einstein explores the evolution of science in the twentieth century, telling the story of the people and ideas who dramatically changed our view of both the universe and ourselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 HAK

Janeczko, Paul B

Summary: Introduces the military strategy of deception and examines how it has been used in war over the past 150 years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 JAN

Chant, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Books 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909.8 CHA

Dunn, Rob R.

Summary: "The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, through the first heart surgeries-which had to be completed in three minutes before death arrived-to heart transplants and the latest medical efforts to prolong our hearts' lives, almost defying nature in the process....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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Cole, Joanna.

Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes the gang on a tour through the history of science so they can get ideas for their science expedition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 509 Cole

Gillespie, Lisa Jane

Summary: Identifies ten important scientific discoveries and concepts and evaluates how these fields have evolved over time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509 GIL

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: Fighting off brigands and thieves while exploring the wild. Searching for better quality weapons and armor. Exploring twisting tunnels and dark caverns while fighting increasingly difficult monsters. Fans of role-playing video games enjoy all these things and more. But what is the true story behind today's popular role-playing games? What were the most effective medieval weapons and armor? What...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 TRO

Langone, John

Contents: The heavens -- The human body -- Matter and energy -- Life itself -- Earth and moon -- Mind and behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 509 LAN

Harkup, Kathryn

Summary: The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science fiction genres. The name Frankenstein has become part of our everyday language, often used in derogatory terms to describe scientists who have overstepped a perceived moral line. But how did a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 HAR

Ferreira, Pedro G.

Summary: "At the core of Einstein's general theory of relativity are a set of equations that explain the relationship among gravity, space, and time--possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement of modern physics. For over a century, physicists have been exploring, debating, and at times neglecting Einstein's theory in their quest to uncover the history of the universe, the origin of time, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.11 FER

Moss, Carol (Carol Marie)

Summary: Describes the enormous accomplishments of the Sumerians and Babylonians of ancient Mesopotamia in every scientific area, a heritage which affects our own everyday lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 509.35 MOS