Best Science Books for Non-Scientists

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ABVR: The best explanation of what science is (and why it matters) that I've ever read.
horacio.salazar: Almost poetic. In this book Ssagan is like the Ray Bradbury of science.
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raidergirl3, norabelle414, SylviaC, souloftherose, cej1027, GerrysBookshelf, horacio.salazar
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horacio.salazar: A book that redefines the way science stories can be told.
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jjwilson61, ABVR, stretch, prosfilaes, proserpinarex, horacio.salazar
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ABVR: Gould's second and best collection of essays: Uniformly good, with 5-6 among the best popular-science essays ever written.
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amarie, KimarieBee, AnnaClaire, raidergirl3, Percevan, electrice, horacio.salazar, mspixieears,ABVR ,Noisy ,thorold
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ABVR : A fascinating book, but one about technology . . . and technology rooted in the craft tradition, rather than science, at that.
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stretch, lahochstetler, raidergirl3, sjmccreary, SylviaC, Percevan, souloftherose, martensgirl, horacio.salazar,lorax ,ABVR ,daschaich ,Noisy ,Ravic
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lorax: An error-ridden mess complete with random gratuitous homophobia.
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KimarieBee, AnnaClaire, raidergirl3, reconditereader, EmScape, Percevan, horacio.salazar,lorax ,ABVR ,Noisy
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lorax: A very interesting book, but it's a biography, not a book about science.
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lorax, ABVR, stretch, indigorising
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ABVR: A masterpiece of geological explanation, in prose with the beautiful simplicity of Shaker cabinetry.
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ABVR, daschaich, smcwl, indigorising, horacio.salazar
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horacio.salazar: A wonderful tour, told in a marvelous style. Great book!
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Edward, smcwl
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lorax : Pop-science books that base their humor on mocking actual scientists don't cut it in my book.
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seabear, horacio.salazar
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horacio.salazar: A classic. When the event at the end of the Cretaceous was news.
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hipdeep
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inge87
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lorax
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Ravic
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EmScape
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bluepiano
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seabear
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hipdeep
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daschaich
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rbott
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inge87
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seabear
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daschaich
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inge87
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hipdeep
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seabear
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seabear
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daschaich
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hipdeep
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daschaich
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seabear
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hipdeep
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seabear
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hipdeep
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daschaich
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ABVR
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ABVR: A good book about the beastie that may or may not inhabit Loch Ness. A great book about science as a way of thinking.
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Ravic
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seabear
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hipdeep
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ABVR
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seabear
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ABVR
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