Popular Science

Science intended for a non-technical audience.

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The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
The Brain: The Story of You
Unthinkable: What the World's Most Extraordinary Brains Can Teach Us About Our Own
The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
La realtà non è come ci appare: La struttura elementare delle cose
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder
The Clever Guts Diet
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes
The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond
Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To
To Be a Machine : Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death
The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer
A Brief History of Time
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Selfish Gene
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Cosmos
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
Bad Science
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
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
The Martian by Andy WeirThe Lost City of Z by David GrannOn the Move by Oliver SacksThe Gene by Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
Science Friday Radio Show/Podcast
102 books — 38 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOn The Origin of Species by Charles DarwinHet Heelal  by Stephen HawkingThe Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson
Mind-changing Nonfiction
46 books — 21 voters

A Survey of Physical Theory by Max PlanckBirth of a Theorem by Cédric VillaniLove and Math by Edward FrenkelWhat Is Mathematics? by Richard CourantFrom Here to Infinity by Ian Stewart
Rigorous Popular Science Books
10 books — 4 voters
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard FeynmanThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Language Instinct by Steven PinkerEuler by William DunhamThe Music of the Primes by Marcus du Sautoy
Popular Science for Smarties
93 books — 24 voters


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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

The aim here is not to separate fact from fantasy but to show how each embodies a distinct class of knowledge and how one is deeply implicated in the other.
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