History Of Science

The history of science is the study of the historical development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural sciences and social sciences.

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
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The Emperor of All Maladies
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
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Popular History Of Science Books

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
The Double Helix
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Map That Changed the World
The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious, and Institutional Context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450
The Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoOn Becoming an Alchemist by Catherine MacCounThe Modern Alchemist by Richard Alan MillerAtoms and Alchemy by William R. NewmanAlchemy & Mysticism by Alexander Roob
Books of Alchemy
26 books — 35 voters
De mechanisering van het wereldbeeld by E.J. DijksterhuisIngenious Pursuits by Lisa JardineThe First Scientist by Brian CleggThe Fossil Hunter by Shelley EmlingThe Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
Pre-20th Century Science
8 books — 3 voters

Empires of Light by Jill JonnesBenjamin Franklin by Walter IsaacsonElectric Universe by David BodanisDark Light by Linda SimonGalvani's Spark by Alan McComas
History of Electricity
54 books — 9 voters


Jim Al-Khalili
It is a fact of life that oversimplified accounts of the development of science are often necessary in its teaching. Most scientific progress is a messy, complex and slow process; only with the hindsight of an overall understanding of a phenomenon can a story be told pedagogically rather than chronologically. This necessitates the distilling of certain events and personalities from the melee: those who are deemed to have made the most important contributions. It is inevitable therefore that the ...more
Jim Al-Khalili, The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

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A Poem of Science, or This Our Frost-Weary Harbor
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