Friday, September 30, 2011

Science Reading List

I'd better schedule a trip to the library. (Redondo Beach Main Library)

Every year over the last decade, I've made a point of reading nonfiction books on scientific topics. My academic background is in the liberal arts and fine arts. Science was not a subject in which I excelled. I grew tired of being totally ignorant about a vitally important aspect of modern life. So, I began a long, informal process of self-education in the sciences.

The Royal Society Winton Prize shortlist is one source of input that I use to sharpen my science literacy. The nominees for 2011 were recently announced.

Here's the list:

Woo hoo!!! Looks like some fun reading is in my future. ;-)


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