1. Education
Send to a Friend via Email

String Theory Books

One of the most popular areas in modern theoretical physics is string theory, the most likely theory that could reconcile quantum physics and general relativity into a complete quantum gravity theory.

A Mathematician Criticizes String Theory
Not Even Wrong is a book that explores string theory critically, addressing possible flaws with the theory and the need to search in new directions for a solution.

Books on String Theory
One of the most complex topics in all of physics is string theory, and trying to explain that theory is quite a challenge. Here are a list of books which attempt to make the theory presentable to the average reader, with varying levels of success.

The Trouble with Physics by Lee Smolin
In this controversial book, theoretical physicist Lee Smolin critically addresses the prominence of string theory within the theoretical physics community ... and why more ideas need to be equally pursued.

Hiding in the Mirror by Lawrence Krauss
In Hiding in the Mirror, physicist Lawrence M. Krauss explores extra dimensions in both theoretical physics and popular culture.

The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow explores the scientific reasoning behind the current explanation for the creation and development of the universe. The book received a lot of controversy upon release because it indicates the universe can be created without needing a God.

Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku
A review of the 2005 book Parallel Worlds by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.