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The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next
3.94
This is possibly the best physics book I've ever read. Most physics books acknowledge that there are certain unknowns such as dark matter or certain a ...more
Jan 14, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
3.73
I really enjoyed this book. In a world where most geographical frontiers have already been explored it's inspiring to read about the wild west of scie ...more
Sep 12, 2008
Sep 13, 2008
 
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
3.97
The premise of the book is that science doesn't progress by the cumulative addition of knowledge, but instead advances by major shifts in paradigms th ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 16, 2009
 
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt
4.14
I didn't enjoy this one as much as George's Secret Key to the Universe, but it wasn't bad. Max enjoyed it and, like the last one, it got him asking qu ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
 
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
4.03
There is a point in the expanding universe where things are moving away from us at the speed of light. Since nothing can exceed the speed of light, we ...more
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
 
The Fabric of the Cosmos (Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality)
4.10
I started this book hoping to get a basic understanding of the Theory of Relativity. I got that, and much, much more. I can't remember ever having rea ...more
Oct 09, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
 
A Brief History of Time
4.07
Not nearly as good as The Fabric of the Cosmos, but still a good overview of time, space and the thinkers who've begun to untangled them.
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 04, 2010
 
Uncertainty: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science
3.87
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Jul 04, 2010
Jul 04, 2010
 
Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
4.08
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Jan 27, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
 
The Emperor of All Maladies
4.25
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Jun 22, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
 
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
3.95
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May 04, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
On Human Nature
4.03
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Jan 17, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
4.00
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Jul 10, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
Imagine: How Creativity Works
3.73
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Apr 08, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
 
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
3.86
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Sep 18, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
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