Popular Science

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Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives
Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Black Holes: The Reith Lectures
Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives
The Brain: The Story of You
Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning will Renew our Lost Evolutionary Strength
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations
Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake
Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
All That Remains: A Life in Death
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer
Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter
A Brief History of Time
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Selfish Gene
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Bad Science
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The God Delusion
The Grand Design
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

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Mary Roach
Mary Roach Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
Gross-out subjects become fascinating in the hands of this popular science writer, whose latest nonfiction romp goes down the hatch in Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
For reasons I have yet to understand, many people don’t like chemicals, which might explain the perennial movement to rid foods of them. <...> Personally, I am quite comfortable with chemicals, anywhere in the universe. My favorite stars, as well as my best friends, are all made of them.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Lysenkoism may be useful only because it provides a lesson. Whether we like it or not, the days of the independent scientist and of independent science are about over. The more important science becomes in the lives of individuals and of nations, the more it will need popular support and will have to submit to social control. But the forms and techniques of this support and control have not yet been devised and tested. The problem is a new one. The Soviet rulers have tried a solution, but their ...more
Theodosius Dobzhansky, The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe

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