4 books — 1 voter
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.
History of Science for Middle Schoolers
Books for the time of Pandemics
47 books — 31 voters
Pre-20th Century Science
24 books — 11 voters
The Natural World: Natural Science and Natural History for Adults
662 books — 202 voters
“ Dar, oricât de departe am ajuns, e aproape sigur greşit să ne închipuim că suntem aproape de răspunsul final. A gândi astfel este o greşeală recurentă de-a lungul istoriei. În Antichitate, babilonienii erau siguri că Pământul a fost creat din cadavrul zeiţei mării, Tiamat. Mii de ani mai târziu, după ce grecii au făcut progrese incredibile în înţelegerea naturii, mulţi erau la fel de convinşi că toate obiectele din lumea terestră sunt alcătuite dintr-o combinaţie de pământ, aer, foc şi apă. După ...more ”
“ The first physicist to stress the all-encompassing role of [the fine-structure constant] and [the proton/electron mass ratio] in determining the inevitable structure of atomic systems seems to have been Max Born. ”
A choose-your-own adventure. Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is one of those books t…more
[close] A choose-your-own adventure. Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is one of those books that has truly changed the world, but it's just so darn hard to get through. History and context really help, so we're going to read the Origin slowly, while also choosing from a menu of tasty books covering evolutionary ideas before, during and after Darwin's time.
34 members, last active 3 years ago
[close] This is a repository for a conversation around texts between me
1 member, last active 8 years ago
Discussion about the fascinating stories of our scientific and medical past
[close] Discussion about the fascinating stories of our scientific and medical past
1,451 members, last active 8 months ago
[close] This is a repository for a conversation around texts between mdP and pi. We will see how we got from not reproducible research to today's drive toward reproducible research (on which pi is the resident expert). Along they way hopefully we'll learn a few things about science, statistics, knowledge and what it means to live. But that all is for another day.
2 members, last active 8 years ago
Tags contributing to this page include: history-of-science, historyofscience, science-history, and scientific-history