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# Popular Physics Books

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A Brief History of Time (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 717 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 245,496 ratings — published 1988

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 717 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.09 — 245,496 ratings — published 1988

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (Paperback)

by Brian Greene (shelved 592 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 37,154 ratings — published 1999

by Brian Greene (shelved 592 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 37,154 ratings — published 1999

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality)

by Brian Greene (shelved 358 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 40,543 ratings — published 2003

by Brian Greene (shelved 358 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 40,543 ratings — published 2003

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 327 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 120,993 ratings — published 1984

by Richard Feynman (shelved 327 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.28 — 120,993 ratings — published 1984

The Grand Design (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 286 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 78,301 ratings — published 2010

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 286 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 78,301 ratings — published 2010

Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics By Its Most Brilliant Teacher (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 272 times as

avg rating 4.21 — 19,046 ratings — published 1962

by Richard Feynman (shelved 272 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.21 — 19,046 ratings — published 1962

Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel (Hardcover)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 270 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 44,075 ratings — published 2008

by Michio Kaku (shelved 270 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 44,075 ratings — published 2008

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 269 times as

avg rating 4.20 — 17,857 ratings — published 1985

by Richard Feynman (shelved 269 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.20 — 17,857 ratings — published 1985

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Hardcover)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 231 times as

avg rating 4.57 — 11,905 ratings — published 1964

by Richard Feynman (shelved 231 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.57 — 11,905 ratings — published 1964

The Universe in a Nutshell (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 223 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 35,548 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 223 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.11 — 35,548 ratings — published 2001

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos (Hardcover)

by Brian Greene (shelved 208 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 24,995 ratings — published 2010

by Brian Greene (shelved 208 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 24,995 ratings — published 2010

Hyperspace (Paperback)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 203 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 24,544 ratings — published 1993

by Michio Kaku (shelved 203 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 24,544 ratings — published 1993

Cosmos (Paperback)

by Carl Sagan (shelved 189 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 106,776 ratings — published 1980

by Carl Sagan (shelved 189 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.35 — 106,776 ratings — published 1980

The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe (Paperback)

by Roger Penrose (shelved 185 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 9,447 ratings — published 2004

by Roger Penrose (shelved 185 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 9,447 ratings — published 2004

In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality (Paperback)

by John Gribbin (shelved 182 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 19,191 ratings — published 1984

by John Gribbin (shelved 182 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 19,191 ratings — published 1984

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing (Hardcover)

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 178 times as

avg rating 3.90 — 37,370 ratings — published 2012

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 178 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.90 — 37,370 ratings — published 2012

Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos (Paperback)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 167 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 24,239 ratings — published 2004

by Michio Kaku (shelved 167 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 24,239 ratings — published 2004

A Briefer History of Time (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 150 times as

avg rating 4.17 — 31,473 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 150 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.17 — 31,473 ratings — published 2001

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries (Paperback)

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 144 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 9,902 ratings — published 2006

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 144 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 9,902 ratings — published 2006

The Character of Physical Law (Hardcover)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 136 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 5,806 ratings — published 1964

by Richard Feynman (shelved 136 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.29 — 5,806 ratings — published 1964

Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 132 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 8,653 ratings — published 1963

by Richard Feynman (shelved 132 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.18 — 8,653 ratings — published 1963

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson (shelved 130 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 274,883 ratings — published 2003

by Bill Bryson (shelved 130 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 274,883 ratings — published 2003

Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 (Hardcover)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 124 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 19,826 ratings — published 2011

by Michio Kaku (shelved 124 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 19,826 ratings — published 2011

What Do You Care What Other People Think? (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 122 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 24,238 ratings — published 1988

by Richard Feynman (shelved 122 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.29 — 24,238 ratings — published 1988

Black Holes and Baby Universes (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 120 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 15,623 ratings — published 1993

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 120 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.08 — 15,623 ratings — published 1993

Introduction to Electrodynamics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 116 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 3,325 ratings — published 1981

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 116 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.19 — 3,325 ratings — published 1981

Chaos: Making a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 109 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 33,238 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 109 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 33,238 ratings — published 1987

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 102 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 24,643 ratings — published 1992

by James Gleick (shelved 102 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.15 — 24,643 ratings — published 1992

Why Does E=mc²? (And Why Should We Care?)

by Brian Cox (shelved 101 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 8,443 ratings — published 2009

by Brian Cox (shelved 101 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 8,443 ratings — published 2009

The First Three Minutes: A Modern View Of The Origin Of The Universe (Paperback)

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 92 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 10,530 ratings — published 1977

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 92 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.03 — 10,530 ratings — published 1977

The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover)

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 91 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 8,284 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 91 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 8,284 ratings — published 2008

From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time (Hardcover)

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 6,922 ratings — published 2009

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 90 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.92 — 6,922 ratings — published 2009

Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics (Perennial Classics)

by Gary Zukav (shelved 88 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 10,584 ratings — published 1979

by Gary Zukav (shelved 88 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.00 — 10,584 ratings — published 1979

The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World (Hardcover)

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 86 times as

avg rating 3.99 — 4,184 ratings — published 2012

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 86 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.99 — 4,184 ratings — published 2012

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Paperback)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 86 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 11,294 ratings — published 1999

by Richard Feynman (shelved 86 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.28 — 11,294 ratings — published 1999

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 84 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 1,917 ratings — published 1994

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 84 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 1,917 ratings — published 1994

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 83 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 18,834 ratings — published 2004

by Simon Singh (shelved 83 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.12 — 18,834 ratings — published 2004

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality (Paperback)

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 82 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 8,635 ratings — published 2007

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 82 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 8,635 ratings — published 2007

Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions (Paperback)

by Lisa Randall (shelved 82 times as

avg rating 3.87 — 5,718 ratings — published 2005

by Lisa Randall (shelved 82 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.87 — 5,718 ratings — published 2005

The Physics of Star Trek (Paperback)

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 6,553 ratings — published 1995

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 80 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.81 — 6,553 ratings — published 1995

The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 78 times as

avg rating 4.02 — 9,831 ratings — published 1983

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 78 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.02 — 9,831 ratings — published 1983

Three Roads To Quantum Gravity (Paperback)

by Lee Smolin (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 4,375 ratings — published 2000

by Lee Smolin (shelved 77 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.08 — 4,375 ratings — published 2000

The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen (Hardcover)

by Brian Cox (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 3.79 — 4,611 ratings — published 2011

by Brian Cox (shelved 75 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.79 — 4,611 ratings — published 2011

The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes--and Its Implications (Paperback)

by David Deutsch (shelved 73 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 4,860 ratings — published 1997

by David Deutsch (shelved 73 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 4,860 ratings — published 1997

The 4 Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality (Hardcover)

by Richard Panek (shelved 69 times as

avg rating 3.82 — 7,682 ratings — published 2010

by Richard Panek (shelved 69 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.82 — 7,682 ratings — published 2010

Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science (Paperback)

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 69 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 3,314 ratings — published 1958

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 69 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.00 — 3,314 ratings — published 1958

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions (Hardcover)

by Randall Munroe (Goodreads Author) (shelved 68 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 79,368 ratings — published 2014

by Randall Munroe (Goodreads Author) (shelved 68 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.11 — 79,368 ratings — published 2014

The Making of the Atomic Bomb (Paperback)

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 66 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 23,320 ratings — published 1986

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 66 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.28 — 23,320 ratings — published 1986

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom (Hardcover)

by Graham Farmelo (shelved 64 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 5,993 ratings — published 2009

by Graham Farmelo (shelved 64 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 5,993 ratings — published 2009

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality (Hardcover)

by Max Tegmark (shelved 63 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 4,793 ratings — published 2013

by Max Tegmark (shelved 63 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 4,793 ratings — published 2013

“Energy is neither created nor destroyed. It just changes shape.”

― Sheri Reynolds

― Sheri Reynolds

“What I am going to tell you about is what we teach our physics students in the third or fourth year of graduate school... It is my task to convince you not to turn away because you don't understand it. You see my physics students don't understand it... That is because I don't understand it. Nobody does.”

― Richard Feynman,

― Richard Feynman,

*QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter*
Everything is Energy; Energy in Motion, Energy Changing Form

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