Physics & Math

  • A Window into New Physics Bursts of radio waves lasting just milliseconds could reveal the physics behind dark matter or quantum gravity theories. Discover how.

  • Rewriting General Relativity A vocal minority of physicists are working to modify Einstein’s theory of gravity. Find out why.

  • Searching for Alien Engineering Astronomers are scanning stars and galaxies for evidence of hypothetical alien megastructures called Dyson spheres. Learn about this sci-fi concept.

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Physics & Math in the News


  • How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival

    by David Kaiser

  • A Brief History of Time: The Illustrated, Updated, and Expanded Edition

    by Stephen Hawking

  • Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

    by Michio Kaku

  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    by Richard P. Feynman

  • Einstein: His Life and Universe

    by Walter Isaacson

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

    by Brian Greene

  • Isaac Newton

    by James Gleick

  • Einstein's Miraculous Year: Five Papers that Changed the Face of Physics

    by Albert Einstein and John Stachel, editor

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

    by David Bodanis and Simon Singh

  • The Fractal Geometry of Nature

    by Benoit Mandelbrot

  • The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe

    by Steven Weinberg

  • Gí¶del, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid

    by Douglas Hofstadter


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