ReadersMagnet Review recommends these five fantastic science reads for November 2021.
The God of Equation by Michio Kaku
Since the dawn of time, we have always sought to find the origins of the universe. Where did we come from? How life on Earth began? Is God real? And in our pursuit to answer these questions, we discovered science, a tool to help us navigate the mysteries of life and the universe. The God of Equation by Michio Kaku is the latest science book that will further explain some of the most controversial scientific theories existing to date- relativity and the quantum theory. The God of Equation contains the trademark of Kaku’s writing style- concise, clear, and exciting. Today, this latest book by one of the leading figures in science is guaranteed to be another epic masterpiece.
Taking the History of Science Really Seriously by Scott A. Kleiner
Taking the History of Science Really Seriously is another revolutionary science book that everyone should check out. It features insights by Scott A. Kleiner on the revolution in scientific belief and practice. Scott A. Kleiner’s book is divided into three parts, emphasizing reexamination of The Copernican Revolution in light of philosophical thinking about the history of science that has emerged in the last 60 years, history of evolutionary inquiries, and genetics. For both science and history lovers, Taking the History of Science Really Seriously is a wealth of discoveries, adventure, and wisdom as it features how the great scientists of past generations (Darwin, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, etc.) came up with scientific theories and methods that have helped modern scientific thinking and research.
A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence by Michael Wooldridge
A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence: What It Is, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going is the complete title of Michael Wooldridge’s latest book. The rise of artificial intelligence produced many questions and narratives, and many of us want to understand how Artificial Intelligence evolves and its role in the future of humankind. Movies and literature have produced their own interpretations of AI. Still, in Michael Wooldridge’s book, we are taken into a different journey through the history and possible future of the most cutting edge and misunderstood field in applied sciences. A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence showcases genuine breakthroughs that have contributed to progress and convenience, as well as an intense optimism that AI will always serve the interest of humanity.
A Brief History of Earth by Andrew H. Knoll
Our quest to understand the history of our home planet has taken us to many places above and beneath the Earth’s surface. In his recent book titled, A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters, Andrew H. Knoll tries to chart or planet’s history in a way that is easy to understand and absorb. The Earth’s history is filled with violent plot twists and multiple evolutions. The only way to tell its history is to piece together all the eons and the periods with developments into a comprehensive tale. A Brief History of Earth attempts to do just that by dividing the four billion histories of the planet into one easy-to-understand timeline covering various aspects of evolution.
Chemistry for Breakfast by Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim
Chemistry for Breakfast: The Amazing Science of Everyday Life is what everyone needs to read to appreciate chemistry in our lives. Chemistry is one of the most dreaded subjects in high school because of its complex equations and formulas. But in this light and funny science book, Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim presents another side of chemistry, and perhaps the only thing about the chemistry we can quickly appreciate- chemistry is everywhere! From our toothpaste, the food we eat, our favorite beverages, our scent, how our bodies react to certain products. Coupled with wonderful illustrations, humor, and amazing discoveries, studying chemistry doesn’t seem so tedious. Chemistry for Breakfast is a great holiday gift for youngsters and fans of scientific discoveries and surprises.