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# Popular Physics Books

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A Brief History of Time (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 640 times as

avg rating 4.07 — 194,669 ratings — published 1987

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 640 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.07 — 194,669 ratings — published 1987

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 539 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 25,034 ratings — published 1999

by Brian Greene (shelved 539 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 25,034 ratings — published 1999

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 324 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 35,744 ratings — published 2003

by Brian Greene (shelved 324 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.10 — 35,744 ratings — published 2003

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 306 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 101,669 ratings — published 1985

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 306 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.29 — 101,669 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 251 times as

avg rating 4.06 — 37,552 ratings — published 2008

by Michio Kaku (shelved 251 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.06 — 37,552 ratings — published 2008

The Grand Design (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 244 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 69,096 ratings — published 24

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 244 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 69,096 ratings — published 24

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 239 times as

avg rating 4.21 — 16,373 ratings — published 1963

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 239 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.21 — 16,373 ratings — published 1963

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 236 times as

avg rating 4.20 — 15,817 ratings — published 1985

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 236 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.20 — 15,817 ratings — published 1985

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Hardcover)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 211 times as

avg rating 4.57 — 9,852 ratings — published 1964

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 211 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.57 — 9,852 ratings — published 1964

The Universe in a Nutshell (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 190 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 30,996 ratings — published 2001

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 190 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.11 — 30,996 ratings — published 2001

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 186 times as

avg rating 4.09 — 21,406 ratings — published 1993

by Michio Kaku (shelved 186 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.09 — 21,406 ratings — published 1993

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

by Brian Greene (shelved 180 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 20,997 ratings — published 2010

by Brian Greene (shelved 180 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 20,997 ratings — published 2010

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

by John Gribbin (shelved 168 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 17,162 ratings — published 1984

by John Gribbin (shelved 168 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 17,162 ratings — published 1984

Cosmos (Paperback)

by Carl Sagan (shelved 167 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 90,432 ratings — published 1980

by Carl Sagan (shelved 167 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.35 — 90,432 ratings — published 1980

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

by Roger Penrose (shelved 158 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 7,993 ratings — published 2004

by Roger Penrose (shelved 158 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.03 — 7,993 ratings — published 2004

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

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 154 times as

avg rating 3.91 — 31,661 ratings — published 2012

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 154 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.91 — 31,661 ratings — published 2012

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

by Michio Kaku (shelved 146 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 20,341 ratings — published 2004

by Michio Kaku (shelved 146 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 20,341 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 137 times as

avg rating 3.94 — 9,332 ratings — published 2006

by Lee Smolin (shelved 137 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.94 — 9,332 ratings — published 2006

A Briefer History of Time (Hardcover)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 136 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 27,000 ratings — published 1988

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 136 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.15 — 27,000 ratings — published 1988

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

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 127 times as

avg rating 4.04 — 3,579 ratings — published 2006

by Neil deGrasse Tyson (shelved 127 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.04 — 3,579 ratings — published 2006

The Character of Physical Law (Hardcover)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 123 times as

avg rating 4.30 — 4,714 ratings — published 1964

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 123 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.30 — 4,714 ratings — published 1964

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 116 times as

avg rating 4.18 — 7,615 ratings — published 1963

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 116 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.18 — 7,615 ratings — published 1963

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 116 times as

avg rating 4.30 — 21,125 ratings — published 1988

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 116 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.30 — 21,125 ratings — published 1988

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson (shelved 115 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 239,227 ratings — published 2003

by Bill Bryson (shelved 115 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 239,227 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 102 times as

avg rating 3.98 — 16,523 ratings — published 2010

by Michio Kaku (shelved 102 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.98 — 16,523 ratings — published 2010

Black Holes and Baby Universes (Paperback)

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 102 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 13,106 ratings — published 1993

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 102 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.08 — 13,106 ratings — published 1993

Introduction to Electrodynamics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 98 times as

avg rating 4.17 — 2,805 ratings — published 1981

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 98 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.17 — 2,805 ratings — published 1981

Chaos: The Making of a New Science (Paperback)

by James Gleick (shelved 96 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 29,472 ratings — published 1987

by James Gleick (shelved 96 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 29,472 ratings — published 1987

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

by James Gleick (shelved 90 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 21,050 ratings — published 1992

by James Gleick (shelved 90 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 21,050 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 88 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 6,860 ratings — published 2008

by Leonard Susskind (shelved 88 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.03 — 6,860 ratings — published 2008

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 86 times as

avg rating 3.97 — 7,189 ratings — published 2009

by Brian Cox (shelved 86 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.97 — 7,189 ratings — published 2009

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

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 83 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 8,967 ratings — published 1977

by Steven Weinberg (shelved 83 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.03 — 8,967 ratings — published 1977

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

by Gary Zukav (shelved 83 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 9,643 ratings — published 1979

by Gary Zukav (shelved 83 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.00 — 9,643 ratings — published 1979

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

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 80 times as

avg rating 4.29 — 9,507 ratings — published 1999

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 80 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.29 — 9,507 ratings — published 1999

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

by Kip S. Thorne (shelved 77 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 8,260 ratings — published 1994

by Kip S. Thorne (shelved 77 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.13 — 8,260 ratings — published 1994

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

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 76 times as

avg rating 3.94 — 5,676 ratings — published 2009

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 76 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.94 — 5,676 ratings — published 2009

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Hardcover)

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 76 times as

avg rating 4.16 — 1,490 ratings — published 1994

by David J. Griffiths (shelved 76 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.16 — 1,490 ratings — published 1994

The Physics of Star Trek (Paperback)

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 3.80 — 5,698 ratings — published 1995

by Lawrence M. Krauss (shelved 75 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.80 — 5,698 ratings — published 1995

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (Paperback)

by Simon Singh (shelved 75 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 16,815 ratings — published 2004

by Simon Singh (shelved 75 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.12 — 16,815 ratings — published 2004

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 72 times as

avg rating 4.01 — 3,224 ratings — published 2012

by Sean Carroll (Goodreads Author) (shelved 72 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.01 — 3,224 ratings — published 2012

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

by Lisa Randall (shelved 72 times as

avg rating 3.87 — 4,833 ratings — published 2005

by Lisa Randall (shelved 72 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.87 — 4,833 ratings — published 2005

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

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 70 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 7,290 ratings — published 2007

by Manjit Kumar (shelved 70 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.14 — 7,290 ratings — published 2007

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

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 66 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 6,584 ratings — published 1983

by Stephen Hawking (shelved 66 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.00 — 6,584 ratings — published 1983

Three Roads To Quantum Gravity (Paperback)

by Lee Smolin (shelved 66 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 3,497 ratings — published 2000

by Lee Smolin (shelved 66 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.05 — 3,497 ratings — published 2000

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

by Richard Panek (shelved 65 times as

avg rating 3.80 — 6,347 ratings — published 2010

by Richard Panek (shelved 65 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.80 — 6,347 ratings — published 2010

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

by David Deutsch (shelved 63 times as

avg rating 4.08 — 3,941 ratings — published 1997

by David Deutsch (shelved 63 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.08 — 3,941 ratings — published 1997

The Making of the Atomic Bomb (Paperback)

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 62 times as

avg rating 4.28 — 20,669 ratings — published 1986

by Richard Rhodes (shelved 62 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.28 — 20,669 ratings — published 1986

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

by Brian Cox (shelved 61 times as

avg rating 3.79 — 3,845 ratings — published 2011

by Brian Cox (shelved 61 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.79 — 3,845 ratings — published 2011

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

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 60 times as

avg rating 3.99 — 2,652 ratings — published 1958

by Werner Heisenberg (shelved 60 times as

*physics*)avg rating 3.99 — 2,652 ratings — published 1958

The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol 1 (Hardcover)

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 56 times as

avg rating 4.59 — 1,066 ratings — published 1963

by Richard P. Feynman (shelved 56 times as

*physics*)avg rating 4.59 — 1,066 ratings — published 1963

“Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else.”

― Erwin Schrödinger

― Erwin Schrödinger

“The first principle of value that we need to rediscover is this: that all reality hinges on moral foundations. In other words, that this is a moral universe, and that there are moral laws of the universe just as abiding as the physical laws. (from "Rediscovering Lost Values")”

― Martin Luther King Jr.,

― Martin Luther King Jr.,

*A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.*
Everything is Energy; Energy in Motion, Energy Changing Form

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