“We should teach philosophers like Roa. We owe it to Galileo. But it’s unlikely because of science deniers, more prevalent than Livio allows.”
“The most readable tour of cosmology from the perspective of the multiverse to date.”
John Johnson Jr, author of Zwicky, tells the fascinating life story of the imaginative and abrasive astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky, providing historical context and also biographies of collea
“Rod Pyle writes in an accessible style that explains technically complex concepts in easy to understand language.”
“Hawking’s writing is a welcome leap beyond those scientists who too often opine on popular topics in a scholarly but humdrum fashion.”
“Suppose aliens existed, and that some had been watching our planet for its entire forty-five million centuries, what would they have seen?
A shrewd observer of our national character, the late Tom Wolfe tapped extravagant stories drawn from real life and refined them in the fires of his imagination.
4th Rock from the Sun provides the current view of what we do and do not know about the planet Mars.
What a fun book the Intergalactic Travel Bureau has brought us!
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.
“Is there any question more fascinating than whether or not we are alone in the universe?” asks author Ben Miller in The Aliens Are Coming!.
“Rublack creates an astute and informative study of witchcraft and witch trials.”
This fantastic book owes a great debt to Carl Sagan’s original Cosmos series and bestselling book.
Both Stuart Lowe and Chris North are astronomers, and together they have created a brilliant collection of infographics in order to make complex ideas graspable through visual representations.
Kepler and the Universe by David Love is an interesting, informative, and exciting book—especially if the reader has an interest in science or wants to know more about the famed scientific
“Bob Berman takes every long forgotten notion we thought we understood about the Sun and serves it up fresh . . .”
“The tale of Mr g is about the creation (and the end) of the universe.
For the past four hundred years, Galileo, Siderius nuncius, and Galileo’s subsequent trial at the Inquisition have been used in many contexts to tell many types of stories.
A physicist who writes a popularization of science takes different kinds of risks than the popular science writer.
Warning: If any scientific phrase starting with the word “quantum” scares you, if you do not believe Bill Nye the Science Guy when he says “science is cool,” if you could not get through Stephen Ha