16 Books Recommended by Steven Weinberg


American theoretical physicist

Steven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles

  1. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
  2. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
  3. Hiding in the Mirror: The Quest for Alternate Realities, from Plato to String Theory by Lawrence Krauss
  4. The Making of the Atom Bomb by Richard Rhodes
  5. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
  6. The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins by Alan Guth
  7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
  8. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  9. Philosophical Letters by Francois Voltaire
  10. The Birth and Death of the Sun by George Gamow
  11. The Mysterious Universe by James Jeans
  12. Warped Passages by Lisa Randall
  13. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
  14. The Character of Physical Law by Richard Feynman
  15. On a Piece of Chalk by Thomas Huxley
  16. The Whole Shebang by Timothy Ferris

Source:

  1. http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/scientists-nightstand-steven-weinberg
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/03/steven-weinberg-13-best-science-books-general-reader

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