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Big Book of Science (Fallout: New Vegas)

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For the overview of this book throughout the Fallout series, see Big Book of Science.
Big Book of Science
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Effects+3 Science
(+4 with Comprehension)
Base ID0003403c
0002d3a4 (cut)

The Big Book of Science is a skill book in Fallout: New Vegas.


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Reading this book permanently increases the player's Science skill by 3 points (4 with the Comprehension perk).


With the add-on Old World Blues, this skill book can be crafted by the player.

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 markerLocation description
Ashton Silo Control Station Lonesome RoadGametitle-FNV LR.pngIn the north corner of the wreckage after the missile explodes, just past a hard locked safe.
Brewer's beer bootleggingIn the cellar all the way in the back room with the sign, on a table with the chem kit to your left.
Camp Forlorn HopeIn the Command Center, in the far right corner, on the desk (must be stolen).
Executive suites Dead MoneyGametitle-FNV DM.pngOn a bookshelf in Vera's room, which is found in the Executive Suites area of the Sierra Madre Casino.
Helios One DialogueIcon dialogue.pngReward for distributing power through the network during That Lucky Old Sun
Nipton HallOn the desk in Mayor Joseph B. Steyn's office on the top floor.
REPCONN headquartersLocated 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 BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.pngIn a corner of the canyon south of the Y-0 building, between two xander root plants by the hand of a skeleton.