Stephen Jay Gould (10 September, 1941 – 20 May, 2002) was a paleontologist who wrote science books for both scientists as well as the general public.
By no means, is this book a comprehensive look at all these subjects. there are short summaries of fascinating topics, which hopefully will create a spark.
Moon Rush: The New Space Race is about the history of man getting to the moon and suggests a path forward to the satellite which we have already abandoned.
A non-fiction book for the information age, talking about how people send information (and misinformation) from tum-tums in Africa, to Ada Lovelace-Alan turning