Science

Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption
Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History
The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief
The Killing Compartments: The Mentality of Mass Murder
Vaccine Science Revisited: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? (The Underground Knowledge Series, #8)
The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World
The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
Influenza: The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History
Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From
Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms--and What to Do Next
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    Hangry: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy (Including a Customizable Paleo/Mediterranean Plan!)
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  • The Prime Number Conspiracy by Thomas  Lin
    The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math from Quanta
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  • Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire by Thomas  Lin
    Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire: The Biggest Ideas in Science from Quanta
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  • Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
    The Fifth Risk
    Unsheltered
    The Only Woman in the Room
    Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    Brief Answers to the Big Questions
    The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery
    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
    Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
    Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    The Overstory
    The Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Origin of Species by Charles DarwinThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard DawkinsWhy Evolution Is True by Jerry A. CoyneYour Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
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    Being and Time by Martin HeideggerA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonThe Undiscovered Self by Carl JungFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittMemories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl Jung
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    289 books — 261 voters

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    A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo LeopoldWalden by Henry David ThoreauA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonDesert Solitaire by Edward AbbeySilent Spring by Rachel Carson
    Best Nature Books
    643 books — 536 voters

    Sapiens by Yuval Noah HarariHomo Deus by Yuval Noah HarariThinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonQuiet by Susan Cain
    Best of 21st Century Non-fiction
    491 books — 275 voters
    Hyperion by Dan SimmonsDune by Frank HerbertEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardFoundation by Isaac AsimovThe Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
    Best Space Opera
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    A Brief History of Time
    A Short History of Nearly Everything
    The Selfish Gene
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Cosmos
    The Origin of Species
    The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
    The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
    The Grand Design

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    Simon Winchester Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms & a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    His Favorite Books About the Sea: Grab a thick blanket and a hot toddy to read this journalist's favorite bedtime books about the sea, the briny subject of his new work of nonfiction, Atlantic.
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    Albert Einstein
    Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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    I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.
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