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Albert Einstein
   wrote   
The Meaning of Relativity
1921
Alfred North Whitehead & Bertrand Russell
   wrote   
Principia Mathematica
1910-1913. Mathematics
Alfred North Whitehead
   wrote   
Science and the Modern World
1925
Al Gore
   wrote   
An Inconvenient Truth
2006. An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It. Science. The premises of this book are highly disputed by many in the scientific community.
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
   wrote   
Elements of Chemistry
Influential textbook published in 1789
Archimedes
   wrote   
On the Measurement of a Circle
One of several surviving works to represent the influence of the ancient scientist and mathematician, d. c. 212 BCE
Arthur Eddington
   wrote   
The Expanding Universe
Carl Sagan
   wrote   
The Cosmic Connection
Carl Sagan
   wrote   
Cosmos
1980
Carl Sagan
   wrote   
Intelligent Life in the Universe
1963
Charles Darwin
   wrote   
Descent of Man
2nd book outlining the application of Darwin's theory of human evolution, it deals with ape ancestry
Charles Darwin
   wrote   
The Origin of Species
Or to give it its full and beautiful title "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life". Natural selection, variation, the struggle for existence, survival of the fittest.
Dava Sobel
   wrote   
Longitude
1995. 'Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time'. Popular science
Edwin Schrödinger
   wrote   
What Is Life?
For lay readers by influential physicist and theoretical biologist, 1887-1961
Euclid
   wrote   
Elements
280 BC. mathematics
Galileo Galilei
   wrote   
Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences
G. H. Hardy
   wrote   
A Mathematician's Apology
Henri Poincaré
   wrote   
Science and Hypothesis
James D. Watson
   wrote   
The Double Helix
1968. 'The Double Helix: A personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA' Science
Jane Goodall
   wrote   
In the Shadow of Man
Scientific study and inter-species adventure story; a best-selling classic
Johannes Kepler
   wrote   
The Harmonies of the World
Joseph Needham
   wrote   
Science and Civilisation in China
Series, 1954-2008, to date 27 volumes
Lewis Thomas
   wrote   
Lives of a Cell
Notes of a Biology Watcher, 1974
Max Planck
   wrote   
Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers
Michael Faraday
   wrote   
Experimental Researches in Electricity
Nicolaus Copernicus
   wrote   
On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres
Niels Bohr
   wrote   
Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature
Norman Cousins
   wrote   
Anatomy of an Illness
Autobiographical case history of self-healing particularly using humor, 1979
Peter Medawar
   wrote   
The Art of the Soluble
Ptolemy
   wrote   
The Almagest
Rachel Carson
   wrote   
Silent Spring
1962. Science. Considered the first book on environmentalism
Richard Rhodes
   wrote   
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
1988. Science 1988 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction
Sir Isaac Newton
   wrote   
Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
Stephen Hawking
   wrote   
A Brief History of Time
1988. Popular Science
Stephen Hawking
   wrote   
The Universe in a Nutshell
2001. Science
Stephen Jay Gould
   wrote   
The Mismeasure of Man
1981 history and critique of methods and motivations underlying biological determinism
Theodosius Dobzhansky
   wrote   
Genetics and the Origin of Species
1937, Ukrainian-American evolutionary biologist
Tom Wolfe
   wrote   
The Right Stuff
1979. Science
Werner Heisenberg
   wrote   
Physics and Philosophy
William Harvey
   wrote   
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. included Harvey in his list of ten most influential people of the second millennium.


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