Science

Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You
Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark
The Friendship Experiment
Nothing but Trouble
Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets
The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus

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    Uncommon Sense: A Theory of Human Purpose
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  • When Breath Becomes Air
    The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
    The Seventh Plague (Sigma Force, #12)
    Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Lab Girl
    Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
    Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success
    The Tumor
    The Last Days of Night
    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate-Discoveries from a Secret World
    H is for Hawk
    Gratitude
    Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide To Thriving In The Age of Accelerations
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    Cosmos
    The Origin of Species
    The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
    The God Delusion
    The Grand Design
    The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
    Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

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    Sam Kean The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
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