31 books — 6 voters
Science intended for a non-technical audience.
Non-Fiction for Intelligent Readers
The Wonder of Stuff
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Sciencefriday's Best Science Books
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Arabic Popular Science - علوم مُبسطة/شعبية بالعربية
132 books — 88 voters
“ 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. ”
“ 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 ”
This is a group where we list and discuss books on topics of scientific interest written for lay…more
[close] This is a group where we list and discuss books on topics of scientific interest written for laymen and for people with elementary knowledge in the subject.These books are written in clear and lucid manner with emphasis on basics and minimum jargon. These books not only stimulate interest in the subject for a novice reader but also satiate the appetite of an advanced reader!
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Actively read and discuss modern science and the books that define it for the masses. With a foc…more
[close] Actively read and discuss modern science and the books that define it for the masses. With a focus on novels that are conceptually stimulating with engaging writing. Note: Group name contains amperstand because it is awesome.
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Welcome to the Marine Science Book Club on Goodreads: A popular science book club focusing on ma…more
[close] Welcome to the Marine Science Book Club on Goodreads: A popular science book club focusing on marine science books. New members interested in marine biology, geology, oceanography and the sea in general are welcome to join and read some books!!
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