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Oxygen Summary

Oxygen Summary

5 min read ⌚ The molecule that made the world Do you know the nature of oxygen? Do you know what happens when you breathe? Do you know the role oxygen has not only in keeping you alive but for the evolution of the species as well? If not, this is a good place to start […]

The Double Helix Summary The Double Helix Summary

The Double Helix Summary

8 min read ⌚ A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA As far as you know, scientists are serious and rather dull guys in white coats doing experiments, talking gibberish and trying to get to the bottom of all things unexplained and seemingly unexplainable. Enter James Dewey Watson, an ambitious 24-year-old American […]

Silent Spring Summary | FREE PDF | Silent Spring Summary

Silent Spring Summary | FREE PDF |

9 min read ⌚  Our Silent Spring PDF Summary examines how Rachel Carson’s famous book almost singlehandedly brought an end to the uncontrolled usage of DDT and other pesticides, and how it inspired ecologists and environmentalists worldwide to take a stand. In January 1958, Olga Owens Huckins, a worried American citizen, wrote a letter to “The […]

The Greatest Show on Earth Summary The Greatest Show on Earth Summary

The Greatest Show on Earth Summary

5 min read ⌚ The Evidence for Evolution By now, you’d think that developments in genetics should have vindicated Darwin once and for all. Unfortunately, one-third of Americans don’t believe in it, with another third thinking that it was actually guided by God. In “The Greatest Show on Earth,” Richard Dawkins tries to clear things up. […]

The Demon-Haunted World Summary The Demon-Haunted World Summary

The Demon-Haunted World Summary

5 min read ⌚ Science as a Candle in the Dark If there’s any part of you interested even slightly in astronomy and cosmology, you probably owe a lot to Carl Sagan. He popularized these disciplines as nobody before him. And in “The Demon-Haunted World” you can see how he managed to popularize skeptical and scientific […]

The Really Big One The Really Big One Summary

The Really Big One

2 min read ⌚  “The Really Big One” is an earthquake that “will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.” About Kathryn Schulz Kathryn Schulz is a Pulitzer-winner and The New Yorker staff writer. “The Really Big One Summary” Not long ago, scientists have discovered that there is a fault […]

Sapiens Summary – Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens Summary – Yuval Noah Harari

15 min read ⌚  MicroSummary: Sapiens presents a work on the evolution of humanity. In it, the author Yuval Noah Harari rewrites the history of the human being through time. Turning to striking facts such as the development of communication, the cognitive revolution, the agricultural revolution and the scientific revolution, the book addresses the central points […]

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