Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of our leading science writers who has a talent for making complicated ideas built of math and physics accessible to people who aren't experts in those fields.
XKCD comic artist Randall Munroe has created a book to explain how things work.
“. . . an excellent reference, though it . . . offers no tutorial for beginners.”
“Ian Stewart belongs to a very small, very exclusive club of popular science and mathematics writers who are worth reading today.”
“Quantum theory is weird, yes, but it absolutely has to be the way it is in order to explain the weird behavior of the world we live in. . . .
“Computer science can be accurately viewed as the upriver force that makes possible the phenomenal impact of such entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Howard Schul
A physicist who writes a popularization of science takes different kinds of risks than the popular science writer.
Unlike the author of the latest biography about the physicist, Paul Dirac, I actually had dinner with Professor Dirac, and his wife, in 1975.