Feature: Astronomy and Physics in the Adamstown Area Library Collection

Aubrey, Circulation Assistant, is showing off Adamstown Area Library’s collection on astronomy, physics, and astrophysics in all formats and for all ages! Why study physics? To understand how things work! Why study astronomy? To understand where we came from, where we are going, and how physics works under non-Earth conditions. Check out one of our books, DVDs, or audiobooks to begin the journey explaining the unknown.

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Astrophysics for Babies – Chris Ferrie & Julia Kregenow (BB)










Space – Ruth A. Musgrave (BB)










There’s No Place like Space – Tish Rabe (ER)










Space Cows – Eric Seltzer (ER)










Rocket-Bye – Carole P. Roman (E)










Curious George Discovers Space – Monica Perez (E)









Space Boy and His Dog – Dian Curtis Regan (E)










Janice VanCleave’s Physics for Ever Kid : 101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound – Janice Pratt VanCleave (J NF)









Thud! : Wile E. Coyote Experiments with Forces and Motion – Mark Weakland (J NF)










Space – K.C. Kelley (J NF)










The Magic School Bus : Space Explorers – Eva Moore ( J PB)










Space Case : A Moon Base Alpha Novel – Stuart Gibbs (JF)










A Wrinkle in Time : The Graphic Novel – Madeline L’Engle (JF GN)










The Silence – Don DeLillo (AF)










Dark Matter – Blake Crouch (AF)










Astrophysics for People in a Hurry – Neil deGrasse Tyson (A NF)










Physics of the Future : How Science will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 – Michio Kaku (A NF)










A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson (A NF)










The Grand Design – Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow (A NF)










And Then You’re Dead : What Really Happens if You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or go Barreling over Niagra – Cody Cassidy & Paul Doherty (A NF)









The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe – Martin Rees (A NF)









PAW Patrol : Space Pups (Children’s F)










Popular Mechanics for Kids : The Complete First Season (Children’s NF)










Cosmology : The History and Nature of Our Universe (Educational Resource)










Gravity (DVD)










Wall-E (DVD)










Interstellar (DVD)











Oh no, Astro! – Matt Roeser (Children’s F)








Moonglow – Michael Chabon (A F)










Saturn Run – John Sandford (A F)










Deception Point – Dan Brown (A F)