Books on Astronomy and Allied Sciences

Books on Astronomy and Allied Sciences

520. Books on astronomy & allied sciences Further Reading: J.L. Heilbron The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories, 1999. The truth about the separation of science and religion is more complicated than we think. John Heilbron tells the story of four...
Books on Mathematics

Books on Mathematics

510. Books on mathematics Further Reading: David Alan Grier When Computers Were Human, 2007. How were long computations made before we had computers? Primarily by human beings, both men and women, trained to perform these calculations. David Alan Grier shares the...
Books on the Natural History of Animals

Books on the Natural History of Animals

591 Specific Topics in Natural History of Animals Further Reading: Marc Bekoff The Emotional Lives of Animals: A Leading Scientist Explores Animal Joy, Sorrow, and Empathy—and Why They Matter, 2007. Using his original research, scientist Mark Bekoff shares the...
Books on the Natural History of Plants

Books on the Natural History of Plants

581. Specific topics in the natural history of plants Further Reading Wolfgang Stuppy and Rob Kesseler Seeds: Time Capsules of Life, 2006. This illustrated natural history provides examples of all types of seeds, biological marvels of incredible diversity. Every seed...
Books on Ecology

Books on Ecology

577. Books on ecology Further Reading David M. Carroll Following the Water: A Hydromancer’s Notebook, 2009. Artist and naturalist David M. Carroll shares his love of wetlands from March through November in pictures and words. Aaron Hirsh Telling Our Way to the Sea: A...