21st Century Science
by James Schombert
Publisher: University of Oregon 2008
This course is a review of the foundations of modern science emphasizing the status of our current view of Nature from the discoveries as we begin the 21st century. The course will be an introduction to the philosophy used to explore Nature and the meaning of reality. We will build a non-mathematical course with a modern perspective, using ideas and concepts that are acquired in the last century of scientific exploration.
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- National Academies Press
A well-written resource for understanding the principles of responsible research. This is an excellent guide, not only for seasoned scientists and research administrators, but also for newcomers to the field of science and research administration.
This General Science book is aimed at GCSE students rather than university students. Although this text is set out using the English system, students from other nations will find much of the material relevant. The subject is divided into modules.
by J. Arthur Thomson - G. P. Putnam's Sons
The aim of this book is to give the intelligent student-citizen a bunch of intellectual keys by which to open doors which have been hitherto shut to him because the portals were made forbidding by an unnecessary display of technicalities.
by James Burke, Jules Bergman, Isaac Asimov - NASA
Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The authors cover the impact of science on society from the time of man's first significant scientific invention to that of expected future scientific advances.