Big Book of Science is a skill book in .
Fallout: New Vegas
It's a collection of writings on general science, written before the
Reading this book permanently increases the player's
Science skill by 3 points (4 with the Comprehension perk).
add-on , this skill book can be crafted by the player.
Old World Blues
Note: the recipe is consumed as part of the crafting process - meaning only one book can be crafted.
Other than being crafted, the skill book can be found in the following locations.
Closest map marker Location description
Ashton silo control station Lonesome Road (add-on) In the north corner of Launch Deck level 3 of Silo wreckage just past a hard locked safe.
Brewer's beer bootlegging In the cellar all the way in the back room with the sign, on a table with the chem kit to your left.
Camp Forlorn Hope In the Command Center, in the Southeast corner, on the desk (must be stolen).
Executive suites Dead Money On a bookshelf in Vera's room, which is found in the Executive suites area of the Sierra Madre Casino.
HELIOS One dialogue Reward for distributing power through the network during That Lucky Old Sun.
Nipton Hall On the desk in Mayor Joseph B. Steyn's office on the top floor.
REPCONN headquarters Located on the ground floor through the door next to the radioactive barrel display. There is another door behind the counter you must pick (hard difficulty), the book is located on a shelf past the door.
Y-0 research center Old World Blues (add-on) In a corner of the canyon south of the Y-0 building, between two xander root plants by the hand of a skeleton.