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From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years. If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no further than our non-exhaustive list of the top science books published in the last 15 years.
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Skip to main content History and Science Books. In Stock. My daughter is a big science nerd and loves this book!! She is almost 13, and loves to do science experiments and more importantly know why things happen. It is a well done book, explains science, and gives wonderful experiments that teach the basic things so you can easily understand the not so basic things. This is easy to understand but it's definitely not dumbed down.
Make Your Own List. The scientist and historian picks the best books on the history of science. Interview by Jo Marchant. Matthew Cobb is professor of zoology at the University of Manchester, where his research focusses on the sense of smell. He has published books on 17th-century science and the French resistance. Your day job is as a geneticist studying the sense of smell but you also write and translate history books. What is it that draws you to history and, in particular, the history of science?
2. E=mc2 by David Bodanis
Thousands of books have been written on the history of Western science. The list below gives details and brief descriptions of a hundred or so that are especially good introductions to the field or parts of it. The list is, by design, selective and idiosyncratic. The books on it were chosen because they combine solid scholarship, broad coverage, and an accessible style. Most include extensive bibliographies of more specialized books and articles. Virtually all are in print as of this writing [Fall ], and should be readily available through large bookstores and their on-line equivalents.