Recommendations

 

I've had the chance to read a fair number of popular physics books. Here are a collection that I recommend for those interested in learning more physics on their own.

 

Bodanis, David

E=mc2 : A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

 

Bryson, Bill

A Short History of Nearly Everything

 

Cox, Brian and Jeff Forshaw

The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)

 

Carroll, Sean (blog)

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

 

Feynman, Richard

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

 

Ford, Kenneth

The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone

 

Greene, Brian

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

 

The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality

 

Hawking, Stephen

A Brief History of Time

 

The Universe in a Nutshell

 

The Grand Design (with Leonard Mlodinow)

 

Mlodinow, Leonard

The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

 

Rovelli, Carlo

Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

 

Thorne, Kip

Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

 

The Science of Interstellar

Kinematics

Forces