Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech, is the author of the bestselling books Black Holes and Time Warps and The Science of Interstellar. Thorne was an executive producer for the 2014 film Interstellar. He lives in Pasadena, California.

Awards

Books by Kip Thorne

  1. Book CoverBlack Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy


    Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them.More

  2. Book CoverThe Future of Spacetime


    Where the science of black holes, gravitational waves, and time travel will likely lead us, as reported by spacetime's most important theoreticians and observers.More

  3. Book CoverThe Science of Interstellar


    A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne.More