Best Physics of Gravity Books
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1. Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Author: by Carlo Rovelli
January 24, 2017
The man who makes physics sexy … The scientist they’re calling the next Stephen Hawking. The Times MagazineFrom the New York Timesbestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, The Order of Time, and Helgoland, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe.
What are the elementary ingredients of the world? Do time and space exist? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions. He tells us how our understanding of reality has changed over the centuries and how physicists think about the structure of the universe today.
In elegant and accessible prose, Rovelli takes us on a wondrous journey from Democritus to Albert Einstein, from Michael Faraday to gravitational waves, and from classical physics to his own work in quantum gravity. As he shows us how the idea of reality has evolved over time, Rovelli offers deeper explanations of the theories he introduced so concisely in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics.
2. Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
Author: by Sean Carroll
Dutton (September 1, 2020)
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Science News favorite science book of 2019As you read these words, copies of you are being created. Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world’s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of twentieth-century physics.
Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up to the essential puzzle of quantum mechanics utterly transforms how we think about space and time. His reconciling of quantum mechanics with Einstein’s theory of relativity changes, well, everything.
Most physicists haven’t even recognized the uncomfortable truth: Physics has been in crisis since 1927. Quantum mechanics has always had obvious gapswhich have come to be simply ignored. Science popularizers keep telling us how weird it is, how impossible it is to understand.
Academics discourage students from working on the “dead end” of quantum foundations. Putting his professional reputation on the line with this audacious yet entirely reasonable book, Carroll says that the crisis can now come to an end. We just have to accept that there is more than one of us in the universe.
Author: by Charles W. Misner
First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein’s general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it a pedagogic masterpiece, and it has since become a classic, considered essential reading for every serious student and researcher in the field of relativity.
This authoritative text has shaped the research of generations of physicists and astronomers, and the book continues to influence the way experts think about the subject. With an emphasis on geometric interpretation, this masterful and comprehensive book introduces the theory of relativity; describes physical applications, from stars to black holes and gravitational waves; and portrays the field’s frontiers.
The book also offers a unique, alternating, two-track pathway through the subject. Material focusing on basic physical ideas is designated as Track 1 and formulates an appropriate one-semester graduate-level course. The remaining Track 2 material provides a wealth of advanced topics instructors can draw on for a two-semester course, with Track 1 sections serving as prerequisites.
4. Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
Author: by Sabine Hossenfelder
In this “provocative” book (New York Times), a contrarian physicist argues that her field’s modern obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science. Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories from disposable ones.
This is why, Sabine Hossenfelder argues, we have not seen a major breakthrough in the foundations of physics for more than four decades. The belief in beauty has become so dogmatic that it now conflicts with scientific objectivity: observation has been unable to confirm mindboggling theories, like supersymmetry or grand unification, invented by physicists based on aesthetic criteria.
Worse, these “too good to not be true” theories are actually untestable and they have left the field in a cul-de-sac. To escape, physicists must rethink their methods. Only by embracing reality as it is can science discover the truth.
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Author: by A-O Publishing
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6. The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe
Author: by Stephon Alexander
A spectacular musical and scientific journey from the Bronx to the cosmic horizon that reveals the astonishing links between jazz, science, Einstein, and Coltrane More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming a five-pointed star.
Inspired by Einstein, Coltrane put physics and geometry at the core of his music. Physicist and jazz musician Stephon Alexander follows suit, using jazz to answer physics’ most vexing questions about the past and future of the universe. Following the great minds that first drew the links between music and physics-a list including Pythagoras, Kepler, Newton, Einstein, and Rakim – The Jazz of Physics reveals that the ancient poetic idea of the Music of the Spheres,” taken seriously, clarifies confounding issues in physics.
The Jazz of Physics will fascinate and inspire anyone interested in the mysteries of our universe, music, and life itself.
7. Baby Loves Gravity! (Baby Loves Science)
Author: by Ruth Spiro
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners. Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the ups and downs of gravity. When baby drops food from a high chair, why does it fall?
Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well! With tongue firmly in cheek, the Baby Loves Science series is a fun-filled introduction to STEM concepts for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups.
Cosmology for the Curious
Author: by Delia Perlov
This book is a gentle introduction for all those wishing to learn about modern views of the cosmos. Our universe originated in a great explosion the big bang. For nearly a century cosmologists have studied the aftermath of this explosion: how the universe expanded and cooled down, and how galaxies were gradually assembled by gravity.
The nature of the bang itself has come into focus only relatively recently. It is the subject of the theory of cosmic inflation, which was developed in the last few decades and has led to a radically new global view of the universe.
Students and other interested readers will find here a non-technical but conceptually rigorous account of modern cosmological ideas – describing what we know, and how we know it. One of the book’s central themes is the scientific quest to find answers to the ultimate cosmic questions: Is the universe finite or infinite?
Has it existed forever? If not, when and how did it come into being?Will it ever end? The book is based on the undergraduate course taught by Alex Vilenkin at Tufts University. It assumes no prior knowledge of physics or mathematics beyond elementary high school math.
9. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory – 100th Anniversary Edition
Author: by Albert Einstein
Princeton University Press
A handsome annotated edition of Einstein’s celebrated book on relativityAfter completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote a book about relativity for a popular audience. His intention was “to give an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics.” The book remains one of the most lucid explanations of the special and general theories ever written.
In the early 1920s alone, it was translated into ten languages, and fifteen editions in the original German appeared over the course of Einstein’s lifetime. This new edition of Einstein’s celebrated book features an authoritative English translation of the text along with an introduction and a reading companion by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jrgen Renn that examines the evolution of Einstein’s thinking and casts his ideas in a broader present-day context.
10. Make: High-Power Rockets: Construction and Certification for Thousands of Feet and Beyond
Author: by Mike Westerfield
Make Community, LLC
Make: High-Power Rockets is for all the science geeks who look at the moon and try to figure out where Neil Armstrong walked, watch in awe as rockets lift off, and want to fly their own model rockets. Starting with an overview of mid- and high-power rocketry, readers will start out making rockets with F and G engines, and move on up to H engines.
11. THE RATIONAL UNIVERSE: EINSTEIN'S BEST IDEA
Author: by RALPH BOURNE
Einstein’s idea of a “Cosmic Constant” was scorned for many decades. But lately, scientific attitudes have changed. Physicists now universally recognize the need for black energy and black matter. Physicists realize a vast amount of invisible material and energy is necessary to keep the universe together and to explain other phenomena-such as why the edges of galaxies speed far too fast to stay attached, but do so anyway.
And the current theories of elemental particles now suggest a vast range of phantom-particlesthese can appear and disappear anywhere in space, possessing great amounts of energy. These phantom particles blink in and out of existence in space, from other dimensions perhaps, to facilitate the normal changes and interactions between elemental particles.
Finally, a Higgs boson has been validated, a semi-phantom particle available to allow other atomic particles to possess something important, mass.Wow! If classic science can accept such impossibly strange additions to its already complex quantum universe, Einstein’s cosmic constant seems strangely possible.
12. Gravity Is a Mystery (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)
Author: by Dr. Franklyn M. Branley
Read and find out about gravity in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book. What goes up must come down. Everybody knows that. But what is it that pulls everything from rocks to rockets toward the center of the earth?It’s gravity.
Nobody can say exactly what it is, but gravity is there, pulling on everything, all the time. With the help of an adventurous scientist and his fun-loving dog, you can read and find out about this mysterious force. This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom.
It’s a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classroomsTop 10 reasons to love LRFOs:Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids’ scientific interestsBooks in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.
13. UFO Investigation the Methodology for a New Age
Author: by Richard Lang
ABOUT THE BOOK: This book is the culmination of investigative methods, interview techniques, case assessment and reporting applications that Mr. Lang has developed during his 30-year quest to understand the UFO Phenomena. In an effort to encourage investigators to look at a broader spectrum of evidence he presents practical objective investigative methodology, while exploring the high strangeness that is so often associated with UFO reports and then sharing his thoughts about how it all relates to Human consciousness.
Mr. Lang Licensed FAA Commercial Pilot with aB. S Degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He worked as a Private Investigator andwas a sworn law enforcement officer in Virginia. In the post 911 period, Mr. Lang served as a Special Deputy with the U.S.
Marshal Service and worked for the United States Department of Homeland Security assigned to TSA as a liaison working with airlines, airports and federal law enforcement agencies in Virginia. In 2008 he was featured as a Lead Investigator in the Discovery Channel TV series “UFOs over Earth.
14. Quantum physics for beginners: From Wave Theory to Quantum Computing. Understanding How Everything Works by a Simplified Explanation of Quantum Physics and Mechanics Principles
Author: by Carl J Pratt
Do you want to know the principles that govern everything around you? Have you always been curious about quantum physics and its mysteries but you don’t know where to begin? You have found the right place, your journey to learn quantum physics starts now!
In this book you will find: What quantum physics is, the history and most famous experiments and achievements in quantum mechanics. Wave-particle duality dilemma. Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Schrodinger’s equation. Quantum fields theory. Introduction to string theory. Real-world applications: Quantum computing, Quantum key distribution…And much more!
Even if this is the first time that you are hearing these terms don’t be scared by the big words. This book makes quantum physics easy, accessible, and interesting for everyone.Are you ready? Let’s deep dive into quantum physics today!
15. Covariant Loop Quantum Gravity: An Elementary Introduction to Quantum Gravity and Spinfoam Theory
Author: by Carlo Rovelli
Cambridge University Press
Quantum gravity is among the most fascinating problems in physics. It modifies our understanding of time, space and matter. The recent development of the loop approach has allowed us to explore domains ranging from black hole thermodynamics to the early Universe.
This book provides readers with a simple introduction to loop quantum gravity, centred on its covariant approach. It focuses on the physical and conceptual aspects of the problem and includes the background material needed to enter this lively domain of research, making it ideal for researchers and graduate students.
Topics covered include quanta of space; classical and quantum physics without time; tetrad formalism; Holst action; lattice QCD; Regge calculus; ADM and Ashtekar variables; Ponzano-Regge and Turaev-Viro amplitudes; kinematics and dynamics of 4D Lorentzian quantum gravity; spectrum of area and volume; coherent states; classical limit; matter couplings; graviton propagator; spinfoam cosmology and black hole thermodynamics.