Best Science Books 2010: Physicsworld.com

Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure.

  • The Tunguska Mystery by Vladimir Rubtsov
  • Coming Climate Crisis? Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix by Claire L Parkinson
  • How It Ends: From You to the Universe by Chris Impey
  • Lake Views: This World and the Universe by Steven Weinberg
  • The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It by Scott Patterson
  • Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist by Thomas Levenson
  • Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
  • Massive: The Hunt for the God Particle by Ian Sample
  • How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel
  • The Edge of Physics: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Cosmology by Anil Ananthaswamy

I'm always looking for recommendations and notifications of book lists as they appear in various media outlets. If you see one that I haven't covered, please let me know at jdupuis at yorku dot ca or in the comments.

I am picking up a lot of lists from Largehearted Boy.

Earlier entries in this year's list of lists can be found here and the 2009 summary post here.

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