Good Books on Astronomy and Physics

This is a list of some good books on astronomy and physics that I have read and recommend. For more information click on one of the links below.

• Sean Carroll ~ The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
• David Deutsch ~ The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes … 
• Freeman Dyson ~ Infinite in All Directions
• Richard Feynman ~ The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of …
• Brian Greene ~ The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest …
• John Gribben ~ Hyperspace: The Universe and Its Mysteries
• Stephen Hawking ~ The Universe in a Nutshell
• Stephen Hawking ~ A Brief History of Time
• Michio Kaku ~ Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time …
• Lawrence Krauss – The Greatest Story Ever Told – So Far: Why Are We Here?
• Lawrence Krauss – A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than …
• Lawrence Krauss ~ The Physics of Star Trek
• Alan Lightman ~ The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
• Ilya Prigogine ~ The End of Certainty
• Carl Sagan ~ Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
• Michael Talbot ~ The Holographic Universe: The Revolutionary Theory of Reality
• Steven Weinberg ~ The First Three Minutes: A Modern View Of The Origin Of The Universe

2 thoughts on “Good Books on Astronomy and Physics

  1. Your list surprised me. I earned an MS in physics, but it was back in 1975. Although I have been endlessly curious about just about every other field of intellectual inquiry, I just can’t seem to cultivate any interest in physics. I have not read a single one of the books on your list.

  2. well the books I read aren’t the real physics you studied but physics for laypersons. As a philosopher you need a little understanding of quantum and relativity theory. But without the mathematics.

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