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.

Helgoland: The World of Quantum Theory
A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes
Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind
When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages
Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey's Head, the Pope's Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul
The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
Science Fictions: The Epidemic of Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype in Science
The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another
A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science
The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love
The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious, and Institutional Context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450

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