,
John Gribbin

John Gribbin’s Followers (678)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo

John Gribbin


Born
in Maidstone, Kent, The United Kingdom
March 19, 1946

Website

Genre


John R. Gribbin is a British science writer, an astrophysicist, and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings includes quantum physics, biographies of famous scientists, human evolution, the origins of the universe, climate change and global warming. His also writes science fiction.

John Gribbin graduated with his bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Sussex in 1966. Gribbin then earned his master of science (M.Sc.) degree in astronomy in 1967, also from the Univ. of Sussex, and he earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge (1971).

In 1968, Gribbin worked as one of Fred Hoyle's research students at the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, and wrot
...more

Average rating: 4.01 · 37,899 ratings · 2,009 reviews · 241 distinct worksSimilar authors
In Search of Schrödinger's ...

4.05 avg rating — 19,693 ratings — published 1984 — 19 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Scientists: A History o...

4.10 avg rating — 1,557 ratings — published 2002 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Schrödinger's Kittens and t...

by
4.06 avg rating — 1,527 ratings — published 1984 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
In Search of the Multiverse

4.09 avg rating — 1,187 ratings — published 2009 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Deep Simplicity: Bringing O...

3.95 avg rating — 1,195 ratings — published 2004 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Richard Feynman: A Life in ...

by
4.32 avg rating — 574 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Time Illusion

4.08 avg rating — 540 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Before the Big Bang

4.03 avg rating — 545 ratings — published 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Computing with Quantum Cats...

3.75 avg rating — 481 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Quantum Mystery

4.24 avg rating — 407 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by John Gribbin…
In Search of Schrödinger's ... Schrödinger's Kittens and t...
(2 books)
by
4.05 avg rating — 21,220 ratings

Curie in 90 Minutes Darwin in 90 Minutes Einstein in 90 Minutes Faraday in 90 Minutes Galileo in 90 Minutes Halley in 90 Minutes Mendel in 90 Minutes
(8 books)
by
3.32 avg rating — 129 ratings

Eyewitness: Time & Space
(1 book)
by
4.11 avg rating — 36 ratings

Quotes by John Gribbin  (?)
Quotes are added by the Goodreads community and are not verified by Goodreads. (Learn more)

“In the world of the very small, where particle and wave aspects of reality are equally significant, things do not behave in any way that we can understand from our experience of the everyday world...all pictures are false, and there is no physical analogy we can make to understand what goes on inside atoms. Atoms behave like atoms, nothing else.”
John Gribbin, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

“...the best things in science are both beautiful and simple, a fact that all too many teacher conceal from their students, by accident or design.”
John Gribbin, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

“...true story of quantum mechanics, a truth far stranger than any fiction.”
John Gribbin, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality

Topics Mentioning This Author



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite John to Goodreads.