Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life
by Andrew Morris
Publisher: UCL Press 2016
Number of pages: 222
Andrew Morris takes examples from the science we see every day and uses them as entry points to explain a number of fundamental scientific concepts in ways that anyone can grasp. This book encourages us to reflect on our own relationship with science and serves as an important reminder of why we should continue learning as adults.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Thomas L. Isenhour - Bookboon
The Evolution of Modern Science outlines the story of science from Aristotle to the present. The goals of this book are to show the evolution of modern science in historical and political context and to demystify science.
by James Burke, Jules Bergman, Isaac Asimov - NASA
Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The authors cover the impact of science on society from the time of man's first significant scientific invention to that of expected future scientific advances.
by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley, Kristin Tolle - Microsoft Research
The Fourth Paradigm, the collection of essays expands on the vision of pioneering computer scientist Jim Gray for a new, fourth paradigm of discovery based on data-intensive science and offers insights into how it can be fully realized.
This General Science book is aimed at GCSE students rather than university students. Although this text is set out using the English system, students from other nations will find much of the material relevant. The subject is divided into modules.