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Charles Darwin's on the Origin of Species by
Call Number: QH367 .K466 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-10-27
Includes sections about Darwin's pioneering research, the book's initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs.
Mark Zuckerberg by
Call Number: HM479.Z83 M25 2011, CULAB
Publication Date: 2012-08-01
"As the brains and driving force behind Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has become the youngest billionaire in the history of the planet. Read how a socially inept man's frustration with women helped spark an idea that would have him dating Victoria Secret models and pave the way to creating a company that has revolutionized the way hundreds of millions of people all over the globe socialize with each other." Back Cover.
Steve Jobs by
Publication Date: 2012-01-15
"Steve Jobs is a very elusive individual. He strays from the public eye. He keeps to himself. He's a creator, an inventor, a genius. And he's the brains behind some of Apple''s innovative, world-changing product." Back Cover.
The Zen of Steve Jobs by
Publication Date: 2012-01-03
"Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955–2011) had such an enormous impact on so many people that his life often took on aspects of myth. But much of his success was due to collaboration with designers, engineers, and thinkers. The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the story of Jobs's relationship with one such person: Kobun Chino Otogawa." Back Cover.
The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by
Call Number: PZ7.7.D38 S4 2009, CULAB
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
Eleven-year-old Julian Calendar thought changing schools would mean leaving his "nerdy" persona behind, but instead he forms an alliance with fellow inventors Greta and Ben and works with them to prevent an adult from using one of their gadgets for nefarious purposes.
The Stuff of Life by
Call Number: QH437 .S348 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-01-23
Learn about the fundamentals of human DNA and evolution in clear, simple language.
Call Number: QC773.3 .U5 F47 2012
Publication Date: 2012-06-05
A graphic novel account of the race to construct the first atomic bomb and the decision to drop it, tracing the early research, the heated debates, and profiles of forefront Manhattan Project contributors.
Google Boys: A Biography by
Publication Date: 2013-02-20
Publication Date: 2010-12-21
In 1891, 24-year-old Marie Sklodowska moved from Warsaw to Paris, where she found work in the laboratory of Pierre Curie, a scientist engaged in research on heat and magnetism. They fell in love. They took their honeymoon on bicycles. They expanded the periodic table, discovering two new elements with startling properties, radium and polonium. They recognized radioactivity as an atomic property, heralding the dawn of a new scientific era. They won the Nobel Prize.
Publication Date: 2009-09-29
"This exceptional graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, Russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert, and Kurt Gödel, and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein. But his most ambitious goal—to establish unshakable logical foundations of mathematics—continues to loom before him. " From Publisher.
Call Number: PZ7.7.H65 B3 2009, CULAB
Publication Date: 2009-08-25
An imaginative mouse who likes to read heroic fantasy novels finds herself on the school math team as it prepares to compete for the coveted Golden Slide Rule.
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
"It may seem that introducing middle-graders to the fairly abstract notion of the multiple-worlds view of quantum mechanics is a little incongruous, but part of the genius of this book is how seamlessly the format does all the heavy conceptual lifting for you." -- Ian Chipman, Booklist