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Controversial/thought provoking science books/ DVDs/cds list

A Listmania! list by Mr. S. Milton "simon milton" (Ipswich United kingdom)
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Fossil Plants (Living Past)
1.  Fossil Plants (Living Past) by Paul Davis
The list author says:
  "I never thought that plant fossils could be so fascinating. I couldn't put this book down. Plants in the distant past were so different to today's plants."
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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
2.  The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
The list author says:
  "The DVD (of the same name) was enjoyable. Yet although very informative I had to read the book a few times to get to grips with it."
7.69   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality (Penguin Press Science)
3.  The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality (Penguin Press Science) by Brian Greene
The list author says:
  "The universe/s is stranger than we have imagined."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Carl Sagan's Cosmos [DVD] [1980]
4.  Carl Sagan's Cosmos [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Carl Sagan
The list author says:
  "Carl Sagan gives an elequent account of the cosmos - and the musical soundtrack is beautiful."
11.18   Used & New from: 9.21
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Ascent Of Man : Complete BBC Series [DVD] [1973]
5.  The Ascent Of Man : Complete BBC Series [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ The Ascent of Man
The list author says:
  "The development and evolution of man. This seminal work, filmed with scores of different locations around the world, is a documentary production Leviathan from the golden age of the BBC. Incredible"
14.50   Used & New from: 11.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Living Planet [DVD]
6.  The Living Planet [DVD] DVD ~ David Attenborough
The list author says:
  "Attenborough will, rightly, be considered a remarkable man of this time. His name will be uttered with names such as: Mozart, Goethe, Shakespeare, Sophocles, Beethoven, et.al. This is his Magnum opus."
23.99   Used & New from: 9.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Atom
7.  Atom by Jim Al-Khalili
The list author says:
  "A look at the evolution of the discovery of the very small. A major new BBC TV documentary series."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life
8.  The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life by Prof Richard Dawkins
The list author says:
  "The story of evolution told in an original way."
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Big Bang: The Most Important Scientific Discovery of All Time and Why You Need to Know About It
9.  Big Bang: The Most Important Scientific Discovery of All Time and Why You Need to Know About It by Simon Singh
The list author says:
  "The story of the journey to the discovery of the greatest event ever to have happened!"
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Six Easy Pieces: Fundamentals of Physics Explained (Penguin Press Science)
10.  Six Easy Pieces: Fundamentals of Physics Explained (Penguin Press Science) by Richard P Feynman
The list author says:
  "Put in a very understandable way. A delight to read."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution
11.  10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution by Gregory Cochran
The list author says:
  "A great kick in the teeth for the crazy multi-culturalists"
10.91   Used & New from: 4.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Cosmic Quest (BBC Audio)
12.  The Cosmic Quest (BBC Audio) by Heather Couper
The list author says:
  "I listened to this when broadcast & it was interesting"
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Vivisection Unveiled: An Expose of the Medical Futility of Animal Experimentation
13.  Vivisection Unveiled: An Expose of the Medical Futility of Animal Experimentation by Tony Page
The list author says:
  "Sadly we are still in the Medical Dark Ages."
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How to Stop Your Doctor Killing You
14.  How to Stop Your Doctor Killing You by Vernon Coleman
The list author says:
  "I read and was impressed"
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Slaughter of the Innocent: The Use of Animals in Medical Research
15.  Slaughter of the Innocent: The Use of Animals in Medical Research by Hans Ruesch
The list author says:
  "Unfortunatly science is sometimes pointing in the wrong direction. A great read from the late Hans Ruesch."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Last Tasmanian Tiger: The History and Extinction of the Thylacine
16.  The Last Tasmanian Tiger: The History and Extinction of the Thylacine by Robert Paddle
The list author says:
  "scapegoating, inept government, wrong scientific anylasis, and evil and stupid men lead to this extinction!"
30.40   Used & New from: 18.12
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Stardust (Penguin Press Science)
17.  Stardust (Penguin Press Science) by John Gribbin
The list author says:
  "A great read"
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Tasmanian Tiger: The Tragic Tale of How the World Lost Its Most Mysterious Predator
18.  Tasmanian Tiger: The Tragic Tale of How the World Lost Its Most Mysterious Predator by David Owen
The list author says:
  "An example of man's selfish destruction of the earth's fauna."
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