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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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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
The Fifth Risk
Unsheltered
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
The Only Woman in the Room
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
Grit
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Pandemic (Jack Stapleton & Laurie Montgomery, #11)
The Overstory
The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
The Other Einstein
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (Mental Mastery Book 1)
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Lab Girl
L'ordine del tempo
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Chemistry
Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies
The Coming Storm
Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine
Dragon Teeth
Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
The Tumor
Gratitude
Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence--A Complete Guide to the Groundbreaking Wheel of Awareness Meditation Practice
The Last Days of Night
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
American Wolf
The Thing About Jellyfish
Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery
Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Enlightenment
Skin in the Game: The Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space
Sanity & Tallulah
H is for Hawk
The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul
Dark Emu
Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
The Third Mushroom
The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
The Case Against Sugar
Der totale Rausch: Drogen im Dritten Reich
Them: Why We Hate Each Other - and How to Heal
See You in the Cosmos
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
The Lost Words
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal
Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm
Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness
The Wright Brothers
Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success
Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed On Your Own Terms
The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos
The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
A Mind Unraveled
But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
Shinrin-Yoku: The Art and Science of Forest Bathing
The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy
The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters

Sam Kean
Sam Kean The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
His Favorite Science Books for Nonscientists: No need for a lab coat. Enjoy these picks from the science writer behind The Violinist's Thumb, an in-depth look at our genetic code.
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Douglas Adams
The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

Albert Einstein
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
Albert Einstein

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