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Berne, Jennifer.

Summary: Follows the life of the famous physicist, from his early ideas to his groundbreaking theories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BENEDICT

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 540 MCCLAFFERTY

Summary: Physicists Leonard and Sheldon understand everything from the inescapable gravitational pull of a black hole to the intricate structure of the atom. But take those atoms and assemble them into a woman, and their comprehension comes to a grinding halt. This season, Leonard gets a girl. So does Sheldon. (Sheldon?!), Howard drives the Mars Rover into a ditch, Raj woos a terminator, gorgeous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 811

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 Collection, Call number: J 530 DELANO

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520.92 GALILEO

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."

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

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 530.092 PASCAL

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 Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 530.092 CHRIS

Hamilton, James

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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

Freudenberger, Nell

Summary: "Helen Clapp's breakthrough work on five-dimensional spacetime landed her a tenured professorship at MIT; her popular books explain physics in plain terms. Helen disdains notions of the supernatural in favor of rational thought and proven ideas. So it's perhaps especially vexing for her when, on an otherwise unremarkable Wednesday in June, she gets a phone call from a friend who has just died....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FREUDENBERGER

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.092 ISAACSON

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 CD, Call number: CD ADULT 787

Strathern, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random house 1997

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 530 STRATHERN

Bird, Kai.

Summary: The first full-scale biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the fire of the sun for his country in time of war. After Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation--an icon of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. He created a radical proposal to place international controls...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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

Boslough, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.1 BOSLO

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom and the universe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 348

Barron, Rachel Stiffler

Summary: A biography of the Austrian scientist whose discoveries in nuclear physics played a major part in developing atomic energy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 539.7 BARRON

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Summary: On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Cengage 2019

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