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Leisure Reading: Non-Fiction: Popular Science

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Carroll, Sean. Making of the Fittest : DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution.Bookstacks QP 624 .C37 2007
Chu, Miyoko. Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds.Bookstacks QL 696 .P2 C58 2006
Flannery, Tim. The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth Bookstacks QC 981.8 .C5 F438 2005
Forbes, Peter. The Gecko’s Foot: Bio-inspiration - Engineering New Materials from Nature.Bookstacks T 173.8 .F63 2006
Greene, Brian.  The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality.Bookstacks QB 982 .G74 2005
Herold, Eve. Stem Cell Wars : Inside Stories from the Frontlines. Bookstacks QH 588 .S83 H47 2006
Kolata, Gina.  Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss--and the Myths and Realities of Dieting.Bookstacks RM 222.2 .K576 2007
Primack, Joel. The View From the Center of the Universe : Discovering our Extraordinary Place in the CosmosBookstacks QB 981 .P85 2006
Seife, Charles. Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from Our Brains to Black Holes.Bookstacks QA 76.76 .E95 S4436 2006
Sykes, Brian. The Seven Daughters of Eve. Bookstacks GN 289 .S94 2001
Tudge, Colin. The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees are, How They Live, and Why They Matter.Bookstacks QK 475 .T83 2007
van Heerden, Ivor. The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--the Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist.Bookstacks HV 636 2005 .G85 V36 2006
Wade,  Nicholas. Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of our Ancestors.Bookstacks GN 281 .W33 2006
Walker, Gabrielle. The Hot Topic: What We Can Do About Global Warming.Bookstacks QC 981.8 .G56 W35 2008
Weisman, Alan. The World Without Us. Bookstacks GF 75 .W455 2007
Sagan, Carl. The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark. Bookstacks Q 175 .S215 1997

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These authors are known for their popular science writings:

Roach, Mary
Kaku, Michio
Gould, Stephen Jay
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Pollan, Michael
Plait, Philip C.
Stewart, Ian, 1945-
Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
Wilson, Edward O.
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
Goodall, Jane, 1934-
Fossey, Dian
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964.
Sacks, Oliver W.
Gleick, James.
Levi, Primo.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.