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Old January 19 2011, 10:49 AM   #43
The Boy Who Cried Worf
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Re: A General Science Refresher

Some books I have found most helpful:

Asimov's New Guide To Science: Obviously dated, but very encyclopedic. Clear reading, but Asimov doesn't dumb it down either.

The Sciences: An Integrated Approach: Another encyclopedic work that also shows the relationships and themes that guide science. Bit of a conundrum though, the newer of a version you get the much steeper the price.

Science Matters: By the same authors as above, but much more concise, readable, and especially cheaper.

Almost Everyone's Guide To Science: Gribbin wrote the In Search Of books some of my favorite intros to topics in Physics/Astronomy. Very readable.
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