Quote of the Day

I bet a fun thing would be to go way back in time to where there was going to be an eclipse and tell the cave men, "If I have come to destroy you, may the sun be blotted out from the sky." Just then the eclipse would start, and they'd probably try to kill you or something, but then you could explain about the rotation of the moon and all, and everyone would get a good laugh.
-- Jack Handey

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Science


Relativity: The Special and the General Theory – Albert Einstein
QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter – Richard P. Feynman
The Road to Reality : A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe – Roger Penrose
The Nature of Space and Time – Stephen Hawking & Roger Penrose
The Grand Design – Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking
An Introduction To Black Holes, Information and The String Theory Revolution: The Holographic Universe – Leonard Susskind & James Lindesay
The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design – Leonard Susskind
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics – Leonard Susskind
The Fabric of the Cosmos : Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality – Brian Greene
The Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory – Brian Greene
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics – Carlo Rovelli
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos – Brian Greene
Why Does E=mc2?: (And Why Should We Care?) – Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
The Origin of the Universe – John D. Barrow
The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures About the Ultimate Fate of the Universe – Paul Davies
The New Ambidextrous Universe: Symmetry and Asymmetry from Mirror Reflections to Superstrings – Martin Gardner
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes – Adam Rutherford
Climbing Mount Improbable – Richard Dawkins
The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution – Richard Dawkins
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution – Richard Dawkins
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True – Richard Dawkins
The Origin of Humankind – Richard Leakey
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors – Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan
Great Essays in Science – Martin Gardner (Editor)