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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."--

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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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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

Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia

Summary: Be inspired by the life stories of women pioneers in the fields of science and technology from around the world, including computer programmer Ada Lovelace, physicist and chemist Marie Curie, mathematician Katherine Johnson and many more. Follow the fantastic ideas and activities featured inside and start your own brilliant scientific adventure!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayland 2018

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

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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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

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: 2021

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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: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Benedict 2016

Riddolls, Tom.

Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RID

Neuvel, Sylvain

Summary: "In her childhood, Rose Franklin accidentally discovered a giant metal hand buried beneath the ground outside Deadwood, South Dakota. As an adult, Dr. Rose Franklin led the team that uncovered the rest of the body parts which together form Themis: a powerful robot of mysterious alien origin. She, along with linguist Vincent, pilot Kara, and the unnamed Interviewer, protected the Earth from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Palmer, Dexter Clarence

Summary: The compelling story of a couple living in the wake of a personal tragedy. She is a star employee of an online dating company, while he is a physicist, performing experiments that, if ever successful, may have unintended consequences, altering the nature of their lives and perhaps of reality itself. Rebecca Wright has gotten her life back, finding her way out of grief and depression following a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Stine, Megan.

Summary: Looks at the life and career of the physicist and NASA astronaut who became the first American woman in space in 1983.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET RIDE

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

Swaby, Rachel.

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2015

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 509.2 Swaby 2015

Pulley, Natasha

Summary: In 1883, Thaniel Steepleton returns to his tiny flat to find a gold pocketwatch on his pillow. But he has worse fears than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, which has just received a threat for what could be the largest-scale Fenian bombing in history. When the watch saves Thaniel's life in a blast that destroys Scotland Yard, he goes in search of its maker, Keita...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PUL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUL

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Dench, Judi

Summary: An elderly widow is arrested by MI5 and charged with being a spy for the Soviet government.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD RED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Re

Brereton, Catherine

Summary: Discusses the progress women have made in physics and engineering.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

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Abawi, Atia

Summary: "As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride broke barriers and made her dreams come true. But she wanted to do even more! After leaving NASA, she created science and engineering programs that would help other girls and women make their dreams come true as well."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

Alpert, Mark

Summary: When their autistic son Michael--a genius descended from Albert Einstein--is abducted by a cult bent on the destruction of the world, science historian David Swift and quantum physicist Monique Reynolds must stop the cult members from recreating the Big Bang and destroying mankind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALP

Heinecke, Liz Lee

Summary: "At the turn of the century, Paris was a hotbed of creativity. Technology boomed, delivering to the world electric light, the automobile, and new ways to treat disease, while imagination blossomed, creating Art Nouveau, motion pictures, and modernist literature. A pivotal figure during this time, yet largely forgotten today, Loie Fuller was an American performance artist who became a living...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HEI

Flynn, Michael (Michael F.)

Summary: Tom, a contemporary historian and his physicist girlfriend Sharon become interested in a one small town in Germany that disappeared in 1349 and was never resettled. Father Deitrich the priest of the village is the first contact between humanity and an alien race from a distant star when their interstellar ship crashes in the nearby forest in 1348, the year the Black Death spread across Europe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Book 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLY

Fields, Jennie

Summary: "Chicago, 1950. Rosalind Porter has always defied expectations--in her work as a physicist on the Manhattan Project and in her passionate love affair with colleague Thomas Weaver. Five years after the end of both, her guilt over the bomb and her heartbreak over Weaver are intertwined. She desperately misses her work in the lab, yet has almost resigned herself to a more conventional life. Then...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

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