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How the World Really Works

The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

Vaclav Smil

An essential analysis of the modern science and technology that makes our twenty-first century lives possible--a scientist's investigation into what science really does, and does not, accomplish.We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. This book explains seven of the most fund...
Publish Date
2022-05-10T00:00:00.000Z
2022-05-10T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.08
ISBN
9780593297063
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
2022-08-28T21:16:47.000Z
Summer’s almost over. If you have time to sneak in another book or two – here are a few I recommend.      source
2022-06-26T01:50:09.000Z
@RamaRDH Great book!      source
2022-11-30T20:00:05.000Z
5 books to build big, worldwide perspective 1. Lessons of History (Durant) 2. Factfulness (Rosling) 3. Ten Global Trends (Bailey & Tupy) 4. How the World Really Works (Smil) 5. Against the Gods (Bernstein) Bonus. The Prize (Yergin) What else?      source
2022-09-07T00:24:19.000Z
@rakeshm @bryanrbeal That was a super eye-opening book!      source