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# Popular Physics Books

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 498 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 15,652 ratings — published 1999

by Brian Greene (shelved 498 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 15,652 ratings — published 1999

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 298 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 32,199 ratings — published 2003

by Brian Greene (shelved 298 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.11 — 32,199 ratings — published 2003

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Paperback)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 275 times as

avg rating 4.31 — 87,466 ratings — published 1985

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 275 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.31 — 87,466 ratings — published 1985

The Grand Design (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 227 times as

avg rating 3.96 — 61,314 ratings — published 2010

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 227 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.96 — 61,314 ratings — published 2010

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 226 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 31,856 ratings — published 2008

by Michio Kaku (shelved 226 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 31,856 ratings — published 2008

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 217 times as

avg rating 4.21 — 14,673 ratings — published 1963

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 217 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.21 — 14,673 ratings — published 1963

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 216 times as

avg rating 4.21 — 13,570 ratings — published 1985

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 216 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.21 — 13,570 ratings — published 1985

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Hardcover)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 193 times as

avg rating 4.58 — 8,277 ratings — published 1964

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 193 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.58 — 8,277 ratings — published 1964

The Universe in a Nutshell (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 176 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 27,528 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 176 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 27,528 ratings — published 2001

Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension (Paperback)

by Michio Kaku (shelved 173 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 19,221 ratings — published 1993

by Michio Kaku (shelved 173 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 19,221 ratings — published 1993

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 164 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 18,358 ratings — published 2010

by Brian Greene (shelved 164 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 18,358 ratings — published 2010

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

by John Gribbin (shelved 158 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 15,310 ratings — published 1984

by John Gribbin (shelved 158 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 15,310 ratings — published 1984

Cosmos (Paperback)

by Carl Sagan (shelved 150 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 78,392 ratings — published 1980

by Carl Sagan (shelved 150 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.35 — 78,392 ratings — published 1980

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

by Roger Penrose (shelved 141 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 6,677 ratings — published 2004

by Roger Penrose (shelved 141 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 6,677 ratings — published 2004

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

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 134 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 26,495 ratings — published 2012

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 134 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.92 — 26,495 ratings — published 2012

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 128 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 18,006 ratings — published 2004

by Michio Kaku (shelved 128 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 18,006 ratings — published 2004

The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science and What Comes Next (Hardcover)

by Lee Smolin (shelved 121 times as

avg rating 3.95 — 8,244 ratings — published 2006

by Lee Smolin (shelved 121 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.95 — 8,244 ratings — published 2006

A Briefer History of Time (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 120 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 22,486 ratings — published 1988

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 120 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 22,486 ratings — published 1988

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

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 119 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 30,313 ratings — published 2006

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 119 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 30,313 ratings — published 2006

The Character of Physical Law (Hardcover)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 117 times as

avg rating 4.32 — 3,856 ratings — published 1964

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 117 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.32 — 3,856 ratings — published 1964

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 110 times as

avg rating 4.20 — 6,785 ratings — published 1963

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 110 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.20 — 6,785 ratings — published 1963

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson (shelved 109 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 211,937 ratings — published 2003

by Bill Bryson (shelved 109 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 211,937 ratings — published 2003

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 106 times as

avg rating 4.31 — 18,586 ratings — published 1988

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 106 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.31 — 18,586 ratings — published 1988

The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism (25th Anniversary Edition)

by Fritjof Capra (shelved 98 times as

avg rating 3.94 — 15,360 ratings — published 1975

by Fritjof Capra (shelved 98 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.94 — 15,360 ratings — published 1975

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 94 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 14,763 ratings — published 2010

by Michio Kaku (shelved 94 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 14,763 ratings — published 2010

Introduction to Electrodynamics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 2,184 ratings — published 1981

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 90 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 2,184 ratings — published 1981

Chaos: The Making of a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 89 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 25,944 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 89 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 25,944 ratings — published 1987

Black Holes and Baby Universes (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 88 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 10,816 ratings — published 1983

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 88 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 10,816 ratings — published 1983

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

by James Gleick (shelved 86 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 17,848 ratings — published 1992

by James Gleick (shelved 86 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.18 — 17,848 ratings — published 1992

Einstein: His Life and Universe (Hardcover)

by Walter Isaacson (shelved 82 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 152,857 ratings — published 2007

by Walter Isaacson (shelved 82 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 152,857 ratings — published 2007

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

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 5,689 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 80 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.03 — 5,689 ratings — published 2008

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

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 79 times as

avg rating 4.02 — 7,193 ratings — published 1977

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 79 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.02 — 7,193 ratings — published 1977

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

by Gary Zukav (shelved 78 times as

avg rating 3.99 — 8,921 ratings — published 1979

by Gary Zukav (shelved 78 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.99 — 8,921 ratings — published 1979

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 6,121 ratings — published 2009

by Brian Cox (shelved 77 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 6,121 ratings — published 2009

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 76 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 8,204 ratings — published 1999

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 76 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.29 — 8,204 ratings — published 1999

The Physics of Star Trek (Paperback)

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 73 times as

avg rating 3.79 — 5,097 ratings — published 1995

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 73 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.79 — 5,097 ratings — published 1995

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 69 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 14,676 ratings — published 2004

by Simon Singh (shelved 69 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.12 — 14,676 ratings — published 2004

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 68 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 1,161 ratings — published 1994

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 68 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 1,161 ratings — published 1994

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

by Lisa Randall (shelved 68 times as

avg rating 3.87 — 4,014 ratings — published 2005

by Lisa Randall (shelved 68 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.87 — 4,014 ratings — published 2005

Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (Paperback)

by Kip S. Thorne (shelved 67 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 6,351 ratings — published 1994

by Kip S. Thorne (shelved 67 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.13 — 6,351 ratings — published 1994

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 66 times as

avg rating 4.02 — 2,416 ratings — published 2012

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 66 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.02 — 2,416 ratings — published 2012

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

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 66 times as

avg rating 3.92 — 4,662 ratings — published 2009

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 66 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.92 — 4,662 ratings — published 2009

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

by Richard Panek (shelved 62 times as

avg rating 3.75 — 5,006 ratings — published 2010

by Richard Panek (shelved 62 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.75 — 5,006 ratings — published 2010

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

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 5,910 ratings — published 2007

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 60 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 5,910 ratings — published 2007

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

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 5,293 ratings — published 1983

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 60 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 5,293 ratings — published 1983

Three Roads To Quantum Gravity (Paperback)

by Lee Smolin (shelved 59 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 2,573 ratings — published 2000

by Lee Smolin (shelved 59 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 2,573 ratings — published 2000

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 58 times as

avg rating 3.78 — 3,304 ratings — published 2011

by Brian Cox (shelved 58 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.78 — 3,304 ratings — published 2011

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

by David Deutsch (shelved 57 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 3,121 ratings — published 1997

by David Deutsch (shelved 57 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.08 — 3,121 ratings — published 1997

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

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 54 times as

avg rating 3.95 — 2,020 ratings — published 1958

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 54 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.95 — 2,020 ratings — published 1958

The Making of the Atomic Bomb (Paperback)

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 53 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 17,951 ratings — published 1986

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 53 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.28 — 17,951 ratings — published 1986

“Quantum theory provides us with a striking illustration of the fact that we can fully understand a connection though we can only speak of it in images and parables.”

― Werner Heisenberg

― Werner Heisenberg

“The death of God left the angels in a strange position.”

― Donald Barthelme

― Donald Barthelme

Everything is Energy; Energy in Motion, Energy Changing Form

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