Best Books of 2011: ScienceThe InformationThinking, Fast and SlowRadioactivityPhysics of the FutureThe Hidden RealityThe Crash CourseKnocking On Heaven's DoorInfinite RealityThe Most Human HumanThe Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

Best Books of 2011: Science

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood--James Gleick's ambitious treatise on the history and importance of information--is our favourite science book of 2011. See more in our Editors' Picks Store.


The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood Thinking, Fast and Slow Radioactivity: A History of a Mysterious Science Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
by James Gleick
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
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Radioactivity: A History of a Mysterious Science
by Marjorie C. Malley
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Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
by Michio Kaku
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The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment Knocking On Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
by Brian Greene
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The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment
by Chris Martenson
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Knocking On Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
by Lisa Randall
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Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
by Jim Blascovich Jeremy Bailenson
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The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
by Brian Christian
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
by Richard Dawkins
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