Quote via Aldous Huxley (1894–1963). Image: Diana Grigore

Happy World Literacy Day!

The quote on this image comes from one of the most famous writers of the 20th century, Aldous Huxley (1894–1963). It is brought to you as a friendly reminder of the power of words. They can inspire, anger, educate, and even cause us to question our most firmly held beliefs.

In honor of the day, we have compiled a collection of some of the best free science books (and sites) we've stumbled across. So brew a cup of tea, and spend some time with these great reads....

Free Science Books on the Internet:

NASA Releases Free eBook About Communicating With Aliens

Free Physics E-books For All: Lev Landau & Evgeny Lifshitz

Free Databases: 170 Textbooks & UC Press

Free Science eBooks Database

A Brief Introduction to Particle Physics

Quantum Mechanics

Relativity: The Special and General Theory

Introduction to String Field Theory

A No-Nonsense Introduction to General Relativity

Basic Mathematics for Astronomy

And as an added bonus!

The Feynman Lectures, Now Online and Free


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