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Autumn Leaves

The leaves are beautiful this fall. Have you ever wondered why the leaves change colors this time of the year?  More...
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2010 Science Nobel Prizes Announced

You don't have to be a genius to understand the work of the Nobel Laureates.  More...
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Autumnal Equinox

It's that time of year again! Fall began on Wednesday, September 22.  More...
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Hurricane Katrina: Five Years Later

Last week marked the 5 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Learn what resources the Library has about the event.  More...
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The Brain: Use It or Lose It

Have you exercised your brain today?  More...
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Oil Spills Revisited

An update of available resources about oil spills including the recent spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  More...
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New Clouds?

A storm system moving across the Ozarks on June 7th produced widespread interest for more than just the thunder and rainfall it produced.
 
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Oil Spills

Find out more about oil spills including the recent spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  More...
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Here Comes the Sun

New pictures taken by NASA's 'Hubble of the Sun' were released this week.  More...
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April New Science Book Feature

Why is a cardinal red or a bluebird blue? Why do some birds have plumage that is intensely colored--is it pigment, light, gender, or simple good health? Find answers to these questions and more in the new book, National Geographic Bird Coloration by Geoffrey E. Hill.  More...
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Lewis Carroll: The Mad Mathematician?

Did you know that Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, was also an acclaimed mathematician?  More...
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March New Science Book Feature

The lives of the brain : human evolution and the organ of mind by John S. Allen  More...
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Science.gov

Bookmark this site! It is a great science resource.
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Key Concepts: Mathematics - Fibonacci Numbers

What is it about this sequence of numbers that makes it so famous?  More...
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Celebrating African American Scientists and Inventors

Learn more about African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.
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February New Science Book Feature

Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science by Carol Kaesuk Yoon  More...
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Key Concepts in Physics: Dark Matter

Ninety percent of the matter in the universe does not glow, but is dark. What is this dark matter?  More...
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In the News - Earthquakes

Learn about causes of earthquakes, how they are measured, and resources available to learn more.
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Technology - Consumer Electronics Show 2010

Wondering about the hottest new tech gadgets?
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January Science Book Feature

 The department of mad scientists : how DARPA is remaking our world, from the internet to artificial limbs by Michael Belfiore  More...
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Let it snow!

Have you ever truly looked at a snowflake? Winter is upon us bringing the gift of snow. Now is your chance to see snowflakes in all their glory.  More...
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2009 Science News of the Year

The results are in...Science News Magazine has announced the 2009 Science News of the Year!  More...
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Winter Solstice

In 2009 at precisely 12:47 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 21 winter begins in the Northern Hemisphere and summer begins in the Southern Hemisphere.  More...
Community Matters 

Classical Music in Springfield and Holiday Concerts

Have you ever listened to a tuba ensemble? Would you like to be in the audience during a live performance of Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique? There are many opportunities for you to enjoy Springfield's vibrant music scene, especially during the holiday season.  More...
Health & Wellness Science 

Are we born to be Santa's helpers?

Recent studies have shown that doing nice things for others can benefit not only the receiver, but also the helper.  More...
Community Matters Education 

Resources for the College Student

The Library and local universities offer many resources for college students: special collections, quiet study rooms, research help, and more.  More...
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