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Discusses the most influential political and social movements and their roles in the history of modern world politics, including liberalism, conservatism, fascism, and religious fundamentalism. More 
Examines the behavior of subatomic particles, providing crucial information on the structure and nature of atomic nuclei, which in turn reveal much about energy, matter, and often the origins of the universe. More 
Examines the profound place that relativity and quantum mechanics occupy in subverting longstanding notions about space, time, and matter. More 
Explores the science behind acoustics and optics and the broad application they have to everything from listening to music and watching television to ultrasonic and laser technologies that are crucial to the medical field.... More 
Introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability as well as their application to everyday situations. More 
Examines the structure of the atom as well as the ways in which its electrons, protons, and neutrons facilitate both radioactivity and nuclear reactions, both of which have been crucial to technological advancements since the... More 
Once an alternate theory was proposed, the original notion was challenged and, eventually, disproved. This book features theories and ideas that were potent agents of change. More 
Chantal W. -
During the months of August and September, Richland Library Main would like to “fix you up” on a blind date! No, we're not introducing a new dating service at the library, but we are encouraging you to enjoy a blind date with a book. We have selected a variety of books and wrapped them up in “... More 
ThomasM -

Banned (Comic) Books Week

Richland Library aims for greatness, and as Jo Goodwin said, “A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.” The big idea is not to shock and desensitize the public,... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: September 25, 2013

It's the Law!      1789 - The United States Congress passed twelve amendments to the Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Congressional... More 

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