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What are the best science books of all time?


Supriya Daanish Thakur

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Doesn’t matter from which educational background you belong from, you can anytime expand your knowledge by reading any such books which are different from your academics. And when it comes to Science, perhaps everybody has heart and soul interest in this. Since a long time, various brilliant scientists and authors have published their experiences or many other topics in various editions, but the following books are regarded as the evergreen as well as the best forever demanding Science books from generations after generations.

1. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy)

Author- Isaac Newton

One of the revolutionary Science books of this era has still been worshipped as the greatest discovery of the brilliant scientist Isaac Newton which demonstrates on tangents, ellipses, and parabolas. This book ideally deals with the three prime theories of motion and the subject matter is included in every syllabus of the schools of the whole world. 

2. The Grand Design

Author- Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow

This book deals with almost every aspect of the universe like how it was created, how it gave rise to life, its motions, designs, illustrations, etc. The name of the book is thus contained with the term “grand” as a dedication of honor towards the universe.

3. The Double Helix

Author- James D. Watson

Another great discovery and revolution which made everybody spellbound was the structure of DNA and most prominently the double helix strands of the DNA. Watson was honored with the Noble Prize for his invention, and this book is a great source of knowledge all the time.

4. Einstein’s Cosmos

Author: Michio Kaku

Einstien’s invention of the exclusively great theory “Theory of relativity” is not unknown to anyone in this world. Michio Kaku used this theory and made realized that the basic equation E=mc² is such a thing which is involved in every aspect of our daily lives. He gave a further and accurate portray of Einstein which was under clouds for a long time.

5. Physica (Physics)

Author: Aristotle 

The scientist of about 300 B.C era first broke away with the age-old stereotypical belief of the people about the Sun’s rotation around the earth and proved the reality of Physics, motion, time, change and the earth’s orbit. The Scientist never had a good ending in his life, but his book is still a great resource for the whole world.

6. The Mismeasure of Man

Author: Stephen Jay Gould

The book is a great source to learn about biological determination, human intelligence against racism, class or sex. Compared to other books, here you can find the touch of Science combined with politics. Gould has written his experiments in a simple and critical tone which made the book one of the best Science fiction all the time.