Books

Listed below are all the books I remember reading and which are worth mentioning here. I tried to quickly outline them and give recommendations for people who might be interested in reading them. This list is by far not complete neither will it ever be. The links to the books are affiliate links.

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

2020

In his book, Harari talks about how humankind developed into what it is today - and above all why. The author clarifies things that most people think they already know. He talks about how religions, societies and capitalism evolved (just to name a few).

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The book opened my eyes in many ways and showed one thing above all: life is never fair and it doesn't always get easier. I recommend it for everyone who believes one can learn from history.

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil de Grasse Tyson

2020

Covers everything that has something to do with astrophysics. Clearly formulated and made understandable for everyone without a lot of physics background. Covers a very diverse field of topics in a short way.

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Another must-read for any astropysics enthusiast! Maybe the quickest introduction into all fields of astrophysics - dark energy, dark matter, time and origin of the universe.

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Stephen Hawking

2018

In his post-mortem book, Stehpen Hawking addresses ten difficult questions from 'Is There a God?' up to 'How do we shape the Future?'. Though questions and tougher answers.

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His enthusiasm about science and solving humanity's biggest problem is clearly astonishing and therefore a must-read for every science person out here.

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A Brief History Of Time

Stephen Hawking

2017

One of the smartest scientists explains the most complex topics of modern physics in a relatively simple way. In addition to explaining the universe and its origins, Stephen Hawking also does not hesitate to reveal all the theories behind it.

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A must-read for any astropysics enthusiast! It really made my craving for knowledge explode, since it was the first book about science I've ever read.

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