History Of Science

The history of science is the study of the historical development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural sciences and social sciences.

The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto
The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind
The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
What We Cannot Know
Sun, Moon, Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses, from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets
The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Popular History Of Science Books

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors
The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious, and Institutional Context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love
The Invention of Science: The Scientific Revolution from 1500 to 1750
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Empires of Light by Jill JonnesBenjamin Franklin by Walter IsaacsonElectric Universe by David BodanisWizard by Marc J.  SeiferWhere Discovery Sparks Imagination by John D. Jenkins
History of Electricity
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Ocean Exploration
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