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Brief Answers to the Big Questions PDF Summary

Brief Answers to the Big Questions PDF Summary

12 min read ⌚ Widely considered one of the greatest minds in history, Stephen Hawking left our planet on 14 March 2018, precisely 139 years after the birth of Albert Einstein. Brief Answers to the Big Questions is the last book he ever authored, his “parting gift to humanity.” And if not for anything else – […]

Freakonomics Summary

Freakonomics Summary

11 min read ⌚ Is a gun more dangerous than a swimming pool? How much of an impact do parents really have on a child’s life? Did the legalization of abortion lead to a sharp decrease in crime? These aren’t typical questions about economics, but then Steven Levitt isn’t your typical economist. Together with award-winning writer […]

The Evolution of Beauty PDF Summary

The Evolution of Beauty PDF Summary

12 min read ⌚ How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World – and Us You know everything there’s to know about evolution, right? The fittest survive and so on and so forth. Well, Richard O. Prum would like a chance to change your mind with a new theory, one aptly titled: The […]

The Blind Watchmaker PDF Summary

The Blind Watchmaker PDF Summary

3 min read ⌚ Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design Richard Dawkins’ The Blind Watchmaker is considered the most influential work on evolution in the last hundred years. Charles Darwin challenged creationists with his theories. Dawkins takes it one step further, making an eloquent and comprehensible argument for the ultimate question: Why do […]

I Contain Multitudes PDF Summary

I Contain Multitudes PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life “I Contain Multitudes” is a verse written by Walt Whitman, used, obviously, in a strictly metaphorical sense. Well, Ed Yong borrows it to talk about something much more literal. Of course it’s a book about microbes! Who Should Read “I Contain Multitudes”? And […]

On the Origin of Species PDF Summary On the Origin of Species PDF

On the Origin of Species PDF Summary

7 min read ⌚ By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life In 1859, Charles Darwin changed the world. Read the summary of “On the Origin of Species” to discover how. Who Should Read “On the Origin of Species”? And Why? “On the Origin of Species” is the foundational […]

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions PDF Summary The Structure of Scientific Revolutions PDF

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ Have you heard of something called “paradigm shift”? Of course you have: it’s mentioned in every second “Big Bang Theory” episode. Well, this is the book where that phrase was first invented: Thomas Kuhn’s immensely influential “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.” Who Should Read “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions”? And Why? “When […]

The Fabric of the Cosmos PDF Summary The Fabric of the Cosmos PDF

The Fabric of the Cosmos PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ How many times have you encountered upon a book whose subtitle or blurb claims that everything you know about something – success, economics, the world – is altogether wrong? Chances are: too many to remember them all! Well, “The Fabric of the Cosmos” doesn’t need a subtitle or a blurb with such a […]

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry PDF Summary Astrophysics for People in a Hurry PDF

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry PDF Summary

7 min read ⌚ Are you in a hurry? Do you, nevertheless, want to know something more about the universe you live in? Well, then it’s time for few lessons in astrophysics by none other than Mr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting you the summary for – “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” Who […]

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