Sci-202: Science of Everyday Things
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Book Report Bibliography





Aczel, Amir

Pendulum : Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

925.3 F821a

Aczel, Amir

Entanglement : the Greatest Mystery in Physics

530.12 Ac99

Bauer, Susan

The Story of Western Science

509 B326

Bodanis, David

E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

530.11 B631

Bodanis, David

The secret house : 24 hours in the Strange and Unexpected World in which We Spend our Nights and Days

500 B631

Bodanis, David

Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity


Boorstin, Daniel

The Discoverers  (only read Books I and III)

909 B644

Burreson, Jay
Le Couteur, Penny

Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History

540 L497

Carlson, Richard

Science & Christianity : Four Views

261.55 C197

Cathcart, Brian

The Fly in the Cathedral: How a Group of Cambridge Scientists Won the Internation Race to Split the Atom

539.762 C284

Cham, Jorge
Whiteson, Daniel

We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

523.1 C355


Cobb, Cathy
Fetterolf, Monty

The Joy of Chemistry: The Amazing Science of Familiar Things

540 C633

Collins, Francis

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

215 C693

Dolnick, Edward

The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World


Emsley, John

Vanity, Vitality, and Virility: The Science behind the Products You Love to Buy

543 Em84

Emsley, John

The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus

546.712 Em84

Feynman, Richard

"Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" : Adventures of a Curious Character

925.3 F438

Flatow, Ira

They All Laughed... From Light Bulbs to Lasers: The Fascinating Stories Behind the Great Inventions That Have Changed Our Lives

609 F616

Gardner, Martin

Science- Good, Bad and Bogus

500 G175

Gleick, James

Faster : The Acceleration of Just about Everything

529.7 G481

Gleick, James

Chaos : Making a New Science *  

003 G481

Halpern, Paul

What's Science Ever Done For Us: What the Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life, and the Universe

500 H163

Hawking Stephen

A Brief History of Time : From the Big Bang to Black Holes

523.1 H314

Hofstadter, Douglas

Godel, Escher, Bach : An Eternal Golden Braid *

510.1 H677

Ingram, Jay

Science of Everyday Life

500 In4

Ingram, Jay

The Velocity of Honey: More Science of Everyday Life

500 In4v

Kakalios, James

The Physics of Superheroes

530.071 K123

Kuhn, Thomas

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions *

501 K955

Kumar, Manjit

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

530.12 K96

Leslie-Pelecky, Diandra

The Physics of NASCAR: How to Make Steel + Gas + Rubber = Speed

796.7201 L565

Lennox, John

God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?


Lindley, David

Where Does the Weirdness Go? : Why Quantum Mechanics is Strange, But Not as Strange as you Think

530.12 L644

Menuge, Angus

Reading God's World : The Scientific Vocation

261.55 M529

Muller, Richard

Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines

530 M916

Okasha, Samir

Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction


Ord-Hume, Arthur

Perpetual Motion: The History of an Obsession


Pask, Colin

Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

531 P263

Raymo, Chet

Walking Zero : Discovering Cosmic Space and Time Along the Prime Meridian

526.6 R213

Rothman, Tony

Instant Physics: From Aristotle to Einstein, and Beyond

530 R745

St. John, Allen

Ramirez, Ainissa

Newton's Football: The Science Behind America's Game


Schwarcz, Joe

That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles: 62 All-New Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life

540 Sch95t

Schwarcz, Joe

The Fly in the Ointment: 70 Fascinating Commentaries on the Science of Everyday Life

500 SCH95

Schwarcz, Joe

Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life

540 SCH95n

Schwarcz, Joe

Let Them Eat Flax: 70 All-New Commentaries on the Science of Everyday Food & Life

540 Sch95

Segre, Gino

Faust in Copenhagen : A Struggle for the Soul of Physics *

530.0922 Se38f

Sobel, Dava

Longitude : The True Story of a Lone Genius who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time

526.6209 So12

Steel, Duncan

Marking Time : The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar *

529.309 St32

Stump, J.B. (ed.)

Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design

231.765 G956

Tucker, Tom

Bolt of Fate : Benjamin Franklin and His Electric Kite Hoax

923.273 F854t

Vizard, Frank

Why a Curveball Curves: The Incredible Science of Sports

796.01 V839

Wolfe, Tom

The Right Stuff

629.10973 W832

Wolke, Robert

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

641.5 W834

Woodford, Chris

Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

502 W855

Wynn, Charles

Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction : Where Real Science Ends-- And Pseudoscience Begins

501 W992

Yanofsky, Noson

The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us

001.01 Y17