Physics

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  1. Book ImageStorm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

    Helen Czerski

    A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial.More

  2. Book ImageNow: The Physics of Time

    Richard A. Muller

    “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept.More

  3. Book ImageThe Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty

    Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

    The fascinating story of how quantum mechanics went mainstream.More

  4. Book ImageThe Science of Interstellar

    Kip Thorne, Christopher Nolan

    A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film, Interstellar, from executive producer and theoretical physicist Kip Thorne.More

  5. Book ImageOrigins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

    “Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. Tyson and Goldsmith?” —Michio Kaku, author of Hyperspace and Parallel WorldsMore

  6. Book ImageDeath by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    “[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects . . . with great humor, humility, and—most important— humanity.” —Entertainment WeeklyMore

  7. Book ImageSpace Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

    “A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up.”—Air & SpaceMore

  8. Book ImageThe Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions

    Alex Rosenberg

    “A tough test of the intellectual mettle of the armchair atheists and those teetering between faith and committing to life without it.”—Boston GlobeMore

  9. Book ImageHow the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival

    David Kaiser

    “Meticulously researched and unapologetically romantic, How the Hippies Saved Physics makes the history of science fun again.”—ScienceMore

  10. Book ImageMathletics: A Scientist Explains 100 Amazing Things About the World of Sports

    John D. Barrow

    An entertaining, eye-opening guide to what math and physics can reveal about sports.More

  11. Book ImageThe Book of Universes: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos

    John D. Barrow

    “There can be few better guides to the bewildering array of potential universes, and none so readable or entertaining.”—Manjit Kumar, The IndependentMore

  12. Book ImageQuantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science

    Lawrence M. Krauss

    "A worthy addition to the Feynman shelf and a welcome follow-up to the standard-bearer, James Gleick's Genius." —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  13. Book ImageEnergy, Environment, and Climate

    Richard Wolfson

    Second Edition

    Emphasizes climate change as an energy-related environmental issue.More

  14. Book ImageQuantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

    Manjit Kumar

    “A lucid account of quantum theory (and why you should care) combined with a gripping narrative.”—San Francisco ChronicleMore

  15. Book ImageThe Instant Physicist: An Illustrated Guide

    Richard A. Muller, Joey Manfre

    Wine is radioactive? Organic foods have more poison in them than those grown with pesticides? Best-selling author Richard A. Muller enlightens us.More

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