| ||For an overview of this item's appearances in the Fallout series of games, see Big Book of Science.|
|The following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.|
The Big Book of Science is a collection of writings on general science, written before the Great War.
A set of books containing information about different scientific fields. Reading permanently improves your Science skill. Time will pass while reading, yet if used in the inventory screen, rather than being used in weapon slots, time will not pass until the inventory screen is exited.
|Closest map marker||Location description|
|Rock Falls||One in a locked chest, another carried by Diesoon|
|Peoria||One in a locked safe, another in desk|
|Kansas City||In two shelves|
|Junction City||In bookshelf|
|Great Bend||In a chest in Mike's house|
|Cold Water||Sold by a civilian|
|Newton||Held by Tobias Peste|
|Scott City||On a bookshelf|
|Special encounter: Merchant||Two books for sale|
|Special encounter: Brothers Grimm||Carried by Joe Grimm|