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ఈ పుస్తకాలన్నీ భారతీయ భాషల్లో ఉంటే ఎంత బావుంటుందో!!!
1. Stephen Hawking, Brief history of Time,
2. Brian Green, Elegant Universe
3. Simon Singh, Big bang
4. Ilya Prigogine, Order out of chaos
5. Richard Feynman, Six easy pieces
6. Manjit Kumar, Quantum
7. George Gamow, Mr Tompkins in Wonderland
8. J.E. Gordon, The new science of strong materials or why you don’t fall through the floor
9. JE Gordon, Structures or why things don’t fall down
10. Albert Einstein, Relativity special and general
11. Bertrand Russel, ABC’s of relativity
12. Richard Feynman: QED- The strange theory of light and matter
13. Gary Zukov, The Dancing Wu Li Masters
14. Yakov Perelman, Physics for entertainment – vols I and II
15. Carl Sagan, Cosmos
16. K. Eric Drexler, Engines of creation: The coming era of nanotechnology
17. David Bodanis: Electric universe: how electricity switched on the modern world
18. Stephen Hawking, Grand Design.
19. Jill Jones, Empires of light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to electrify the world
20. T.R. Reid, The chip: How two Americans invented the microchip and launched a revolution
21. Steven Levy, Hackers: Heroes of the computer revolution
22. James Surowiecki, The wisdom of crowds
1. John Dickey, On the rocks: Earth science for everyone
2. Ted Nield, Supercontinent: Ten billion years in the life of our planets
3. T.H. van Andel, New views on an old planet
4. John Houghton, Global warming: the complete briefing
5. Al Gore, Inconvenient truth
6. Richard Fortey, Earth
7. Simon Winchester, The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology. HarperCollins, 2001.
8. Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
9. Robert M Hazen, The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet
1. Richard Dawkins, Selfish Gene,
2. Richard Dawkins, Blind Watchmaker
3. D’ Arcy Thompson, On Growth and Form
4. Charles Darwin, The Origin of the Species,
5. Lewis Thomas, Lives of a Cell
6. Schrodinger, What is life?
7. John King, Reaching for the sun: How plants work?
8. Stephen Gould, Wonderful Life
9. Stephen S. Morse, Emerging viruses
10. James Lovelock, Gaia: a new look at life on earth
11. V.S. Ramachandran, Phantoms in the brain
12. James Watson, DNA
13. Siddhartha Mukherjee, The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer
14. Konrad Lorenz, King solomon’s ring
15. Oliver Sacks, The man who mistook his wife for a hat
16. Steve Pinker, How the mind works
17. David Attenborough, The private life of plants
18. Paul D. Stolley & Tamar Lasky. Investigating Disease Patterns—The Science of Epidemiology. Scientific American Library, 1995
19. Mae Wan Ho, The Rainbow and the worm: physics of organisms.
Mathematics and computers
1. Courant and Robbins, What is mathematics?
2. Douglas Hofstadter, Godel, Escher, Bach
3. Benoit Mandelbrot, Fractal Geometry of Nature.
4. Simon Singh, Fermat’s last theorem,
5. James Gleick, Chaos
6. Albert North Whitehead, An introduction to mathematics
7. Scott Kelso, Dynamic patterns
8. TW Corner, The pleasures of counting
9. Charles Petzold, CODE: The hidden language of computer hardware and software
10. Leonard Mlodinov, Euclid’s window: the story of geometry from parallel lines to hyperspace
11. Martin Davis, The Universal Computer. The Road from Leibniz to Turing. W.W. Norton & Company, 2000
12. Victor Gutenmacher and NB Vasiliyev, Lines and Curves: a practical geometry handbook.
13. Mark Linas, Six Degrees
14. Steven Strogatz, Sync: how order emerges from chaos
15. A.L. Barabasi, Linked: how everything is connected to everything
16. Yakov Perelman, Algebra can be fun
1. Michael Faraday, Chemical history of a candle
2. Isaac Asimov, A concise history of chemistry
3. John Emsley, Nature’s building blocks: An A-Z guide to the elements
4. Susan Aldridge, Magic molecules: How drugs work?
5. Peter Atkins, Atkin’s molecules
6. Peter Atkins, Reactions
7. James Keeler & Peter Wothers, Why chemical reactions happen?
8. Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson, Napoleon’s buttons: how 17 molecules changed history
9. Mark Miodownik, Stuff matters: The strange stories of marvelous materials that shape our man-made world.
10. Joe Schwarz, Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life
11. Simon Field, Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking
12. Hugh Aldersey-Williams, Periodic tales: the curious lives of the elements
1. Albert Einstein, Ideas and opinions,
2. Richard Feynman, Surely you must be joking Mr Feynman
3. Barbara Goldsmith, Obsessive genius: The inner world of Marie Curie
4. Gale Christianson, Isaac Newton
5. Robert Kanigel, The man who knew infinity
6. James Gleick, Genius (Life of Richard Feynman)
7. G Venkataraman, Journey into Light: Life and Science of CV Raman.
8. Great physicists: the life and times of leading physicists from Galileo to Hawking
9. Arvind Gupa, Bright Sparks – Indian scientists.
10. Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs
Science histories/Science and society:
1. Isaac Asimov, Asimov’s New guide to science
2. George Gamow, One, two, three… infinity
3. John Gribbin, Science: A history
4. Thomas Kuhn, The structure of scientific revolutions
5. Bill Bryson, A short history of nearly everything
6. Jared Diamond, Guns, germs and steel: the fates of human societies
7. Martin Gardner, Fads and fallacies in the name of science
8. Michael Lewis, The New New thing: the story of silicon valley
9. Thomas Friedman, The world is flat
1. Ray Kurzweil: The singularity is near: when humans transcend biology
2. John Brockman, The next 50 years: Science in the first half of 21st century
3. Michio Kaku. Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century. Bantam, 1998.