Physics, June 2016 | Best Sellers

October 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Physics, November 2015 | Best Sellers

February 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Nonfiction: 19th-Century Crime, World Hunger, Robotics, Greek Philosophy, Butterflies, More | Xpress Reviews


Crimes of the Romantic period, world hunger, history of the human race, Frank Sinatra, women in the military, for readers who like their history with a little personality, Thelma Todd, a workable plan for guiding youth toward healthy life choices, ancient Greek philosophy, butterflies, modern science, history of physics

Physics, March 2015 | Best Sellers

June 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Quantum Biology, the Neuroscience of Anxiety, & Nobel Prize Winner Wilczek on Beauty | Science Previews, Jul. 2015, Pt. 4


LeDoux, Joseph. Anxious: Using the Brain To Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety. Viking. Jul. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9780670015337. $27.95. PSYCHOLOGY Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science at New York University, where he is a member of the Center for Neural Science and Department of Psychology, LeDoux is on the cutting edge in the […]

Physics, July 2014 | Best Sellers

October 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Best Sellers: Physics, November 21, 2013

February 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Big Science Titles from Tim Flannery, Michio Kaku, & More | Barbara’s Picks, Feb. 2014, Pt. 4


Ferreira, Pedro G. The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity. Houghton Harcourt. Feb. 2014. 304p. ISBN 9780547554891. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780547554907. SCIENCE Oxford astrophysicist Ferreira writes for trade as well as academic publications and frequently appears on the BBC, so we can trust him to write limpidly about a […]

Best Sellers: Physics, March 28, 2013

May 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

How the Universe Works: Physics for the Layperson | Collection Development


Does physics bring to mind tough college classes and scientists covering chalkboards with long equations? While it’s an advanced science, it is also a fascinating field with many new ideas for your patrons to explore. People of all kinds are curious about how the universe works, and physics is the very root of all physical science. Physicists study matter, energy, and forces. The laws of physics explain how objects interact on every scale, from the subatomic to the galactic. Learning about physics is not just entertaining—it’s an important component of science literacy. Citizens with a basic understanding of science are prepared to make critical decisions about vital issues like climate change and energy source policy.