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21 Best Science Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Science books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Science books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4

    Silent Spring

    Rachel Carson

    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5

    Cosmos

    Carl Sagan

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    6
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8

    The Emperor of All Maladies

    Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9

    Freakonomics

    Steven D. Levitt

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    Wonderful Life

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    Women in Science

    Rachel Ignotofsky

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    The Selfish Gene

    Richard Dawkins

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18

    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19

    Six Easy Pieces

    Richard P. Feynman

    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 20

    Chaos

    James Gleick

    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 21
    Appears in 2 articles

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