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    Hi guys! I've recently been very interested in science (or maths) related books and would love to learn more, especially as it's almost summer. Are there any books you could recommend? Below are a few I am currently (/planning on) reading:

    -Why Chemical Reactions Happen by Keeler and Wothers
    -Chemistry³: Introducing inorganic, organic and physical chemistry
    -The Chemistry of Fireworks

    I'd quite like to learn more about maths (I heard 'How to Solve the Da Vinci Code: And 34 Other Really Interesting Uses of Mathematics' is a really interesting read) and also physics (quantum mechanics).

    Thank you for your help!
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    Bump- please enrich my summer!
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    (Original post by fizzers)
    Hi guys! I've recently been very interested in science (or maths) related books and would love to learn more, especially as it's almost summer. Are there any books you could recommend? Below are a few I am currently (/planning on) reading:

    -Why Chemical Reactions Happen by Keeler and Wothers
    -Chemistry³: Introducing inorganic, organic and physical chemistry
    -The Chemistry of Fireworks

    I'd quite like to learn more about maths (I heard 'How to Solve the Da Vinci Code: And 34 Other Really Interesting Uses of Mathematics' is a really interesting read) and also physics (quantum mechanics).

    Thank you for your help!
    Are you studying sciences for A-level? Because if you are, you could always ask one of your teachers...

    Try the following websites for maths related articles

    http://nrich.maths.org/forstudents
    http://plus.maths.org

    Happy reading!
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    (Original post by happysmile)
    Are you studying sciences for A-level? Because if you are, you could always ask one of your teachers...

    Try the following websites for maths related articles

    http://nrich.maths.org/forstudents
    http://plus.maths.org

    Happy reading!
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    over the last couple of years i've read
    food - the chemistry of its components, t.p.coultate
    colour chemistry, r.m.christie (rsc science)
    the chemistry of explosives, j.akhavan
    bad science, ben goldacre
    farmer buckleys exploding trousers (new scientist)
    the science of food, peter barham
    why do buses come in threes, rob eastaway
    how long is a piece of string, rob eastaway

    the first three are very textbooky but the last five are quite light and each chapter is a stand alone subject so you don't need to read it all in one go which is nice
    i've also read why chemical reactions happen and the chemistry of fireworks - good choices
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    (Original post by Kmonster)
    over the last couple of years i've read
    food - the chemistry of its components, t.p.coultate
    colour chemistry, r.m.christie (rsc science)
    the chemistry of explosives, j.akhavan
    bad science, ben goldacre
    farmer buckleys exploding trousers (new scientist)
    the science of food, peter barham
    why do buses come in threes, rob eastaway
    how long is a piece of string, rob eastaway

    the first three are very textbooky but the last five are quite light and each chapter is a stand alone subject so you don't need to read it all in one go which is nice
    i've also read why chemical reactions happen and the chemistry of fireworks - good choices
    I've heard of Bad Science and it sounds interesting. You also seem to quite like Rob Eastaway's books!

    I'm not far into Why Chemical Reactions Happen but I do love that book- I'm making slow progress! The co-author Professor Peter Wothers is one of my favourite chemists :ahee:

    Definitely going to check all of those out- thank you!
 
 
 
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