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A Brief History of Time (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 747 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.09 — 257,153 ratings — published 1987

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 747 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 257,153 ratings — published 1987

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 613 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.04 — 43,568 ratings — published 1999

by Brian Greene (shelved 613 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 43,568 ratings — published 1999

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 374 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.09 — 43,048 ratings — published 2003

by Brian Greene (shelved 374 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 43,048 ratings — published 2003

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 340 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.28 — 125,885 ratings — published 1984

by Richard Feynman (shelved 340 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 125,885 ratings — published 1984

The Grand Design (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 295 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.98 — 83,609 ratings — published 2010

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 295 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 83,609 ratings — published 2010

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 289 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.20 — 20,388 ratings — published 1962

by Richard Feynman (shelved 289 times as

avg rating 4.20 — 20,388 ratings — published 1962

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 283 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.20 — 19,042 ratings — published 1985

by Richard Feynman (shelved 283 times as

avg rating 4.20 — 19,042 ratings — published 1985

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 277 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.05 — 47,332 ratings — published 2008

by Michio Kaku (shelved 277 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 47,332 ratings — published 2008

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Hardcover)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 247 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.57 — 12,895 ratings — published 1964

by Richard Feynman (shelved 247 times as

avg rating 4.57 — 12,895 ratings — published 1964

The Universe in a Nutshell (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 228 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.12 — 37,868 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 228 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 37,868 ratings — published 2001

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 219 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.03 — 27,240 ratings — published 2010

by Brian Greene (shelved 219 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 27,240 ratings — published 2010

Hyperspace (Paperback)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 210 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.09 — 26,481 ratings — published 1994

by Michio Kaku (shelved 210 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 26,481 ratings — published 1994

Cosmos (Paperback)

by Carl Sagan (shelved 197 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.35 — 117,186 ratings — published 1980

by Carl Sagan (shelved 197 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 117,186 ratings — published 1980

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

by Roger Penrose (shelved 192 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.05 — 10,117 ratings — published 2004

by Roger Penrose (shelved 192 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 10,117 ratings — published 2004

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

by John Gribbin (shelved 192 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.98 — 20,055 ratings — published 1984

by John Gribbin (shelved 192 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 20,055 ratings — published 1984

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

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 183 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.91 — 40,208 ratings — published 2012

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 183 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 40,208 ratings — published 2012

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 166 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.16 — 26,812 ratings — published 2004

by Michio Kaku (shelved 166 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 26,812 ratings — published 2004

A Briefer History of Time (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 157 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.17 — 32,999 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 157 times as

avg rating 4.17 — 32,999 ratings — published 2001

The Character of Physical Law (Hardcover)

by Richard Feynman (shelved 148 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.28 — 6,218 ratings — published 1964

by Richard Feynman (shelved 148 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 6,218 ratings — published 1964

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

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 144 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.08 — 13,068 ratings — published 2006

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 144 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 13,068 ratings — published 2006

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson (shelved 137 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.16 — 294,290 ratings — published 2003

by Bill Bryson (shelved 137 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 294,290 ratings — published 2003

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 137 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.18 — 9,236 ratings — published 1963

by Richard Feynman (shelved 137 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 9,236 ratings — published 1963

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 130 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.98 — 21,782 ratings — published 2011

by Michio Kaku (shelved 130 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 21,782 ratings — published 2011

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 129 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.29 — 25,851 ratings — published 1988

by Richard Feynman (shelved 129 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 25,851 ratings — published 1988

Black Holes and Baby Universes (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 125 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.08 — 16,727 ratings — published 1993

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 125 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 16,727 ratings — published 1993

Introduction to Electrodynamics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 120 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.19 — 3,611 ratings — published 1981

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 120 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 3,611 ratings — published 1981

Chaos: Making a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 108 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.97 — 35,269 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 108 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 35,269 ratings — published 1987

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 105 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.98 — 9,094 ratings — published 2009

by Brian Cox (shelved 105 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 9,094 ratings — published 2009

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

by James Gleick (shelved 105 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.14 — 26,265 ratings — published 1992

by James Gleick (shelved 105 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 26,265 ratings — published 1992

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

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 100 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.06 — 9,087 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 100 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 9,087 ratings — published 2008

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

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 99 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.03 — 11,306 ratings — published 1977

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 99 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 11,306 ratings — published 1977

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

by Richard Feynman (shelved 97 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.27 — 12,159 ratings — published 1999

by Richard Feynman (shelved 97 times as

avg rating 4.27 — 12,159 ratings — published 1999

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

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 92 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.92 — 7,501 ratings — published 2009

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 92 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 7,501 ratings — published 2009

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Paperback)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 92 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.18 — 2,137 ratings — published 1994

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 92 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 2,137 ratings — published 1994

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

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 91 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.14 — 9,397 ratings — published 2007

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 91 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 9,397 ratings — published 2007

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 90 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.98 — 4,590 ratings — published 2012

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

avg rating 3.98 — 4,590 ratings — published 2012

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

by Gary Zukav (shelved 89 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.00 — 11,003 ratings — published 1979

by Gary Zukav (shelved 89 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 11,003 ratings — published 1979

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

by Lisa Randall (shelved 85 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.88 — 6,334 ratings — published 2005

by Lisa Randall (shelved 85 times as

avg rating 3.88 — 6,334 ratings — published 2005

The Physics of Star Trek (Paperback)

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 82 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.81 — 6,917 ratings — published 1995

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 82 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 6,917 ratings — published 1995

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

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 81 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.04 — 11,358 ratings — published 1996

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 81 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 11,358 ratings — published 1996

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 80 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.12 — 19,945 ratings — published 2004

by Simon Singh (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 19,945 ratings — published 2004

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 79 times as*physics*)

avg rating 3.80 — 4,909 ratings — published 2011

by Brian Cox (shelved 79 times as

avg rating 3.80 — 4,909 ratings — published 2011

Three Roads To Quantum Gravity (Paperback)

by Lee Smolin (shelved 79 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.07 — 4,781 ratings — published 2000

by Lee Smolin (shelved 79 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 4,781 ratings — published 2000

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory (Paperback)

by Albert Einstein (shelved 78 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.15 — 25,700 ratings — published 1916

by Albert Einstein (shelved 78 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 25,700 ratings — published 1916

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

by Max Tegmark (shelved 77 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.05 — 5,693 ratings — published 2013

by Max Tegmark (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 5,693 ratings — published 2013

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

by David Deutsch (shelved 76 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.07 — 5,319 ratings — published 1996

by David Deutsch (shelved 76 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 5,319 ratings — published 1996

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

by Randall Munroe (Goodreads Author) (shelved 75 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.12 — 96,097 ratings — published 2014

by Randall Munroe (Goodreads Author) (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 96,097 ratings — published 2014

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

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 74 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.01 — 3,648 ratings — published 1958

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 74 times as

avg rating 4.01 — 3,648 ratings — published 1958

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

by Graham Farmelo (shelved 67 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.05 — 6,493 ratings — published 2009

by Graham Farmelo (shelved 67 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 6,493 ratings — published 2009

The Making of the Atomic Bomb (Paperback)

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 67 times as*physics*)

avg rating 4.28 — 24,789 ratings — published 1986

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 67 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 24,789 ratings — published 1986

“Nothing happens until something moves.”

― Albert Einstein

― Albert Einstein

“Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it.”

― Niels Bohr,*
Essays 1932-1957 on Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge
*

― Niels Bohr,