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Best of the Science Survey, 2017 – 2022

I recently realized that I’m in my sixth year of doing the Science Survey, and am marking the ocassion by thinking about the ten best reads of that period. For the uninitiated, the Science Survey is an attempt to structure … Continue reading

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Science Survey 2022

Science Survey 2017 | Science Survey 2018 | Science Survey 2019 | Science Survey 2020 | Science Survey 2021 The Science Survey, in effect since 2017, is a structured approach to pop-science reading to maintain a broad general science & … Continue reading

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Predicting…Science Survey 2023

Below are my prospects for 2023. Although I purchased some of these titles already (those with an * ), it’s rare that my prospects list and my actual list are matches for one another. Cosmology and AstrophysicsThe Edge of Physics:A … Continue reading

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Science Survey 2021

In the last four years it’s been my habit to structure my science reading, mitigating my tendency of reading some subjects devotedly and ignoring the others (‘others’ almost always being physics and chemistry.) This year I completed the survey early, … Continue reading

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Science Survey 2020

 Three years ago I created the ‘science survey’ challenge to make myself read more widely in science,  and I’m pleased to report that not only did I complete the survey halfway into the year, but I was able to go … Continue reading

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Science, before and after

For the first time since I started doing a purposeful science survey, challenging myself to read from twelve different scientific disciplines, I didn’t quite make it last year.   I did, however, draw up a list of next year’s science prospects, … Continue reading

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Science Report Card 2018

The last couple of years I’ve imposed a little order on my science reading, forcing myself to read across fields more deliberately; so far I’ve enjoyed it and will continue the structure in the future. I just finished the last … Continue reading

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Science Report Card

Earlier in the year, in an effort to better organize my science reading, I drew up a list of categories to guide me along.   I kept a Word file on my computer and fill it out as the months progressed, … Continue reading

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