Science Book a Day 20 Most Popular Books of 2013

Alright, it’s 2014 and I thought it would be a good time to highlight the most viewed books of 2013. I started this blog on June 1, 2013, so obviously the stats are limited to the first 7 months that we’ve ben running. But I’ll be doing this each year that I’m running this blog, so I thought it would be a good place to start. So far, we’ve featured 215 books, so let’s see what the most popular books are.

How Dogs Love UsOurFinalInvention1001 Inventions that changed the worldHiggs DiscoveryWhat do women want?cvr9781451654424_9781451654424_lgMeet your happy chemicalswhat-is-the-world-made-ofInside-of-a-Dog-coverthe-simpsons-and-their-mathematical-secretsBig DataTheoretical MinimumNumberSensePhilosophical breakfast clubGame of Knowns10Billione=mc2TheElementsMicro-monstersrobotics

  1. How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
  2. Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era
  3. 1001 Inventions that Changed the World
  4. Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space
  5. What do Women Want?: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire
  6. The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
  7. Meet Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Endorphin, Oxytocin, Serotonin
  8. What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  9. Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
  10. The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
  11. Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think
  12. Theoretical Minimum: What you need to know to start doing physics
  13. The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics
  14. The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends who Transformed Science and Changed the World
  15. 10 Billion
  16. Game of Knowns: Science is Coming
  17. E=MC2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation
  18. The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe
  19. Micro Monsters : Creatures That Live on Your Skin, in Your Hair, and in Your Home!
  20. Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects

Congratulations to Gregory Berns for his great book How Dogs Love Us and James Barrat for Our Final Invention. Gregory’s book was featured in October and James’ in November. These books have been of great interest to those that have come to the blog and have shot to the top of the charts for 2013. But 1001 InventionsWhat do women wantMeet your happy chemicals and The Philosophical Breakfast Club have been consistent favourites throughout the year, so it’s no surprise that they have remained in the top 20 for 2013.

Let’s see what new science book await us in 2014! Have a great start to the year.


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