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Come browse our popular science print collection in Kresge Library!

New Popular Science

About the Popular Science Collection

The Kresge Popular Science Collection features recent books on current, popular, high-interest science topics in the physical and general sciences, to be enjoyed by ALL readers regardless of their background in science, mathematics or engineering. You’ll find books on …

  • Science and popular culture
  • Futurism, forecasting
  • Best-sellers on science topics
  • Current and emerging science areas; controversial or “hot” topics
  • Popular biographies of prominent scientists
  • Vocational and career guides
  • Anthologies of science writing “eg Best American Science Writing”
  • Games, brain teasers, etc.

Books in this collection have a 28-day circulation period, with no renewals, so we can keep these high-interest titles circulating!

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