Science Essays & Commentary

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
    1. A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition by Bill Bryson Published: November 1, 2005 Score: 33.92
  2. Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
    2. Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil deGrasse Tyson Published: November 17, 2007 Score: 4.25
  3. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
    3. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach Published: October 10, 2005 Score: 3.38
  4. What Do You Care What Other People Think? (Library Edition)
    4. What Do You Care What Other People Think? (Library Edition) by Richard P. Feynman Published: October 1, 2005 Score: 1.71
  5. Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
    5. Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre Published: October 12, 2010 Score: 1.28
  6. Feynman's Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life (Vintage)
    6. Feynman's Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life (Vintage) by Leonard Mlodinow Published: November 29, 2011 Score: 1.04
  7. Arrowsmith
    7. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis Published: May 5, 2010 Score: 1
  8. Lies, Damned Lies, and Science: How to Sort Through the Noise Around Global Warming, the Latest Health Claims, and Other Scientific Controversies (FT Press Science)
    8. Lies, Damned Lies, and Science: How to Sort Through the Noise Around Global Warming, the Latest Health Claims, and Other Scientific Controversies (FT Press Science) by Sherry Seethaler Published: July 3, 2011 Score: 0.74
  9. A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love
    9. A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love by Richard Dawkins Published: October 27, 2004 Score: 0.63
  10. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010 (The Best American Series (R))
    10. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010 (The Best American Series (R)) by Freeman Dyson and Tim Folger Published: September 28, 2010 Score: 0.53
  11. THE ILLUSTRATED THEORY OF EVERYTHING: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
    11. THE ILLUSTRATED THEORY OF EVERYTHING: The Origin and Fate of the Universe by Stephen W. Hawking Published: May 1, 2006 Score: 0.51
  12. Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
    12. Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places by Bill Streever Published: July 19, 2010 Score: 0.51
  13. The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
    13. The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing by Richard Dawkins Published: October 4, 2009 Score: 0.39
  14. Ideas and Opinions
    14. Ideas and Opinions by Albert Einstein Published: December 12, 1988 Score: 0.38
  15. Sex, Drugs, Einstein & Elves: Sushi, Psychedelics, Parallel Universes and the Quest for Transcendence
    15. Sex, Drugs, Einstein & Elves: Sushi, Psychedelics, Parallel Universes and the Quest for Transcendence by Clifford A. Pickover Published: January 1, 2005 Score: 0.37
  16. The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule
    16. The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule by Michael Shermer Published: December 9, 2004 Score: 0.28
  17. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011
    17. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 by Mary Roach and Tim Folger Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 0.26
  18. Seeing Further
    18. Seeing Further by Bill Bryson Score: 0.2
  19. I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History
    19. I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould Published: October 1, 2011 Score: 0.19
  20. What We Believe but Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty
    20. What We Believe but Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty by John Brockman Published: February 28, 2006 Score: 0.19
  21. Monkeyluv: And Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals
    21. Monkeyluv: And Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals by Robert M. Sapolsky Published: October 10, 2006 Score: 0.18
  22. Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition
    22. Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition by Wendell Berry Published: May 15, 2001 Score: 0.16
  23. Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
    23. Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher by Lewis Thomas Published: February 23, 1978 Score: 0.14
  24. The Deniable Darwin and Other Essays
    24. The Deniable Darwin and Other Essays by David Berlinski Ph.D. Published: February 1, 2010 Score: 0.12

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