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Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate Collection

Our list of some of the best Science Fact books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works (2011)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.   Six major sections ranging from the universe and the planet Earth to biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics are further broken down into subsections that encompass everything from microscopic life to nuclear power.   The Science Book covers a wide range of…
Author(s): National Geographic, Marshall Brain

2. Inconvenient Facts: The science that Al Gore doesn’t want you to know (2017)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionYou have been inundated with reports from media, governments, think tanks and ”experts” saying that our climate is changing for the worse and it is our fault. Increases in droughts, heat waves, tornadoes and poison ivy – to name a few – are all blamed on our ”sins of emissions” from burning fossil fuels and increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet, you don’t quite buy into this human-caused climate apocalypse. You aren’t sure about the details because you don’t have all the facts and likely aren’t a scientist. Inconvenient Facts was specifically created for…
Author(s): Gregory Wrightstone

3. The Little Book of Maths, Theorems, Theories & Things (2008)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionA unique collection of over 100 mathematicalideas, theories, theorems, conjectures,rules, facts, equations, formulas, paradoxes,fallacies, and puzzles with short, simpleand witty explanations that require no backgroundin mathematics.Easy to understand, you’ll have the world ofmath’s at your fingertips.A dip in and Dip out book to read at random….
Author(s): Surendra Verma

4. Earth Science (14th Edition) (2014)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionIdeal for undergraduates with little or no science background, provides a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors’ texts have always been recognized for their readability, currency, dynamic art program, delivery of basic principles and instructor flexibility. The incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated and mobile visual program, and MasteringGeology –the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.   You…
Author(s): Edward J. Tarbuck , Frederick K. Lutgens, et al.

5. Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible (2016)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate Collection  In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is reliable, while that of religion—including faith, dogma, and revelation—leads to incorrect, untestable, or conflicting conclusions.   Coyne is responding to a national climate in which more than half of Americans don’t believe in evolution, members of Congress deny global warming, and long-conquered childhood diseases are reappearing because of religious objections to inoculation, and he warns that…
Author(s): Jerry A. Coyne

6. Science Is…: A source book of fascinating facts, projects and activities (2000)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis guide for teachers is the answer to all questions children ask and all the wonders they want to investigate — from the marvel of a raindrop on a leaf, to the power of a volcano, to the mysteries of the universe. This award-winning bestseller is the biggest and best collection of science activities for children 6 to 14 years old. There are projects, experiments, games, puzzles, and stories. They cover all areas of science, including matter and energy, the human body, the environment, rocks, plants, animals, insects, weather, stars and planets, and…
Author(s): Susan Bosak

7. Mind = Blown: Amazing Facts About This Weird, Hilarious, Insane World (2016)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionMatthew Santoro’s originality and humor has attracted millions of fans, making him a beloved YouTube star. His weekly videos on amazing and little-known facts are eagerly anticipated by his many subscribers and followers around the world. In his first-ever book, Matthew’s love of weird and wacky knowledge explodes with new facts and stories from around the planet, and beyond. Surprising, and always entertaining, Mind = Blown offers even more of Matthew’s unique take on this hilarious, crazy world:  The most ridiculous laws from past and presentCrazy doppelgangers of people, places, and unexpected thingsHistorical wizards who…
Author(s): Matthew Santoro

8. Climate Change: The Facts (2015)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionTirelessly promoted by princes, presidents, actors and activists, "climate change" has become a dominant theme of global politics. But what’s really going on as the "pause" in global warming prepares to enter its third decade? In this new anthology, leading scientists and commentators from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia consider the climate from every angle – the science, the policy and the politics….
Author(s): J.Abbot, J.S. Armstrong, et al.

9. Werewolves (Fact or Fiction?) (2004)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionDo witches have the power to influence events? Can psychic mediums communicate with the dead? Are UFOs from other planets? These and other questions come under scrutiny in the Fact or Fiction? series. These anthologies expose the occult, the paranormal, and the mysterious to the light of critical thinking. In each volume, experts, scholars, and enthusiasts present arguments for and against the existence of a mysterious phenomenon, event, or legend. A general introduction orients the reader to the topic, and an in-depth epilogue gives readers tools with which to analyze the articles by applying the methods…
Author(s): Angela Cybulski

10. Strange Science (Strange Series) (2017)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionIt’s scientifically proven: this book is full of seriously strange stuff!This amazing volume from the Bathroom Readers’ Institute contains the strangest short science articles from dozens of Bathroom Readers—along with 50 all-new pages. From the oddest theories to the most astounding discoveries to the biggest blunders, Strange Science has all the facts your professors didn’t teach you, but should have. It’s packed with earth-shattering eurekas, outlandish inventions, silly “scientific” studies, and the stories behind the weirdos who made it all happen….
Author(s): Editors of Portable Press

11. History: Fiction or Science?, Vol.2 (Chronology) (2005)

 Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate CollectionAccording to author Anatoly T. Fomenko, so-called consensual history is a finly woven magic fabric of intricate lies about events preceding the sixteenth century. There is not a single piece of firm written evidence or artifact that can be reliably and independently traced back earlier than the sixteenth century. The archaeological, dedrochronological, paleographical, and carbon methods of dating ancient sources and artifacts are both non-exact and contradictory. Nearly all of the methods of dating components are blatently untrue!…
Author(s): Anatoly T Fomenko

Best Science Fact Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some science fact books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Author(s): Laura Mucha
ID: 2322480, Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma, Year: 24 Jan 2019, Size: 742 Kb, Format: epub

Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Author(s): Francois Louchet
ID: 2861667, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2021, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Desire in the Age of Robots and AI: An Investigation in Science Fiction and Fact

Author(s): Rebecca Gibson
ID: 2400760, Publisher: Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely hot items according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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