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
Preparing the Ghost by Matthew Gavin FrankCook by Nicholas ThomasExploring The Deep by Michael WelhamAdventures in Ocean Exploration by Robert D. BallardThe Ocean of Life by Callum Roberts
Ocean Exploration
52 books — 7 voters
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy ChevalierThe Age of Wonder by Richard  HolmesThe Fossil Hunter by Shelley EmlingLongitude by Dava SobelThe Code Book by Simon Singh
Pre-20th Century Science
24 books — 11 voters

Empires of Light by Jill JonnesBenjamin Franklin by Walter IsaacsonThe Grid by Gretchen BakkeElectric Universe by David BodanisThe Grid by Phillip F. Schewe
History of Electricity
72 books — 18 voters


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Sheldon L. Glashow
True, the Standard Model does explain a very great deal. Nevertheless it is not yet a proper theory, principally because it does not satisfy the physicists naive faith in elegance and simplicity. It involves some 17 allegedly fundamental particles and the same number of arbitrary and tunable parameters, such as the fine-structure constants, the muon-electron mass ratio and the various mysterious mixing angles.
Sheldon L. Glashow, Charm of Physics: Collected Essays of Sheldon Glashow

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