Sunday, January 29, 2006

Interesting non-technical books

Interesting book useful to introduce scientific experiments :

1. Where puddles go - Michael Strauss
2. Mr. Tompkins - Gamow
3. Asimov on Physics - by Issac Asimov

Interesting non-technical books
Books in touch:

(0) Engineering : our digital future

(1) Geeks by Jon Katz

(2) Bad astronomy : misconceptions and misuses revealed, from astrology to the moon landing 'hoax' / Philip C. Plait

(3) Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics / Robyn Arianrhod

(4) First things first : to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy / Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill

(5) The Evolution of Physics: By Albert Einstein & Leopold Infeld

(6) Mathematics for Millions: by Lancelot Hogben

(7) Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond,

(8) Thinking physics is Gedanken physics / Lewis Carroll Epstein

(9) An introduction to mathematics by A. N. Whitehead

(10) Quest : an autobiography / Leopold Infeld

(11) Journey through genius : the great theorems of mathematics / William Dunham

Men of mathematics, by E. T. Bell

What is Mathematics? An elementary approach to ideas and methods, by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins

The six core theories of modern physics / Charles F. Stevens

Brave new world / Aldous Huxley

(16) Mr. Tompkins in paperback, by G. Gamow; illustrated by the author and John Hookman

One Two Three . . . Infinity : Facts and Speculations of Science (Paperback)
by George Gamow

(18) Thirty Years that Shook Physics : The Story of Quantum Theory (Paperback)
by George Gamow

(19) The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein (Biography of Physics) (Paperback) by George Gamow

(20) Models of my life / Herbert A. Simon

What mad pursuit : a personal view of scientific discovery / Francis Crick

The joy of insight : passions of a physicist / Victor Weisskopf

Science careers : personal accounts from the experts
by Flowers Lawrence O

(24) Building a successful career in scientific research : a guide for Ph.D. students and post-docs / Phil Dee ; with cartoons by Chris McLeod

(25) UCI Library links

General books:

(1) The innovator's dilemma : when new technologies cause great firms to fail / Clayton M. Christensen

(2) Demon-haunted world: Science as a Candle in the dark / Carl Sagan

(3) The Innovation Algorithm: TRIZ, Systematic Innovation and Technical Creativity / Genrich Altshuller

(4) And Suddenly the Inventor Appeared: TRIZ, the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving / Genrich Altshuller

Books by E.Schumacher


At 7:05 PM, Blogger Vikram said...

hi "Srijay" - a great list of books u have got there! will definitely try to read some of these.. Vikram.


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