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Gale Encyclopedia of Science - K. Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
ISBN: 9781414428840
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

 

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Astronomy - Sherman Hollar
ISBN: 9781615305698
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Fathoming the boundlessness of space and the universe, we are immediately filled with curiosity about our own origins and wonder about the objects, life forms, and matter that populate the cosmos. Through the observations and work of astronomers over time, we have slowly been able to reduce the number of unknowns and develop explanations or theories for some of the celestial objects and phenomena we see. This space-traveling survey recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

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Skywatching - David H. Levy; John O'Byrne (Editor)
Call Number: 520 LEV
ISBN: 078354751X
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
A guide to the sky, highlighting the planets and constellations of our solar system. Includes up-to-date tables and detailed constellation charts.

Cosmos - Carl Sagan
Call Number: 520 SAG
ISBN: 051712355X
Publication Date: 1995-01-10
Retraces the fifteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into life and consciousness, enabling the Cosmos to wonder about itself.

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Astronomy and Space - Phillis Engelbert (Editor)
Call Number: R 500.5 ENG
ISBN: 0787609420
Publication Date: 1996-11-01
Contains 300 alphabetically-arranged entries, each from one to four pages in length, that provide information about various aspects of astronomy and space exploration, covering a period ranging from the "Big Bang" in 15-20 billion B.C. into the twenty-first century.

 

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NOVA - The Fabric of the Cosmos - WGBH Educational Foundation
Call Number: DVD 523.1 FAB
Publication Date: 2011
Physicist Brian Green explains how modern science has led to a new and deeper understanding of the universe that may reconcile the behavior of everything from the smallest particle to the largest black hole.

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