The Best Books on The Universe | Five Books Expert RecommendationsNBC News has affiliate relationships so we may get a small share of the revenue if you buy something through our links. Few of us will ever have a chance to experience such an awakening firsthand — but there are accessible ways to achieve a cosmic mindset. The books listed here let you see through the eyes of great space pioneers and the most gifted science-minded storytellers. Think of them as rockets of the mind that will lift you away from everyday concerns and into the boundless possibilities of the universe beyond. The books are also great gift ideas for the science-minded friends and loved ones on your holiday list. MACH has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Experience the transformative moments of the space age with the men and women who made them happen.
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Theoretical astrophysicist Kip Thorne has spent his career exploring topics that once seemed relegated to science fiction, such as whether time travel is possible. There was a small committee who argued back and forth. Again I think this is interesting because it was a book that touched me personally. I think all we know is that he was a pretty unpleasant character.
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Make Your Own List. The Professor of Astro-Physics at Oxford University selects five seminal books on the workings of the universe. Explains that to appreciate the true beauty of science is to understand its simplicity and universality. I think there are three things about this book that make it particularly interesting. It happened when he was only 19 and on the boat from India to England, and this was around the beginning of quantum mechanics.
Five Books interviews are expensive to produce. In "Black Holes and Time Warps," Thorne provides an introduction to these and other mind-bending topics, at a level appropriate for nonscientists. There are stars like the sun. Stephen Hawking explains the universe.
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