The Physics of the Universe - Difficult Topics Made Understandable


Introduction
 
Main Topics
 
Important Dates and Discoveries
 
Important Scientists
 
Cosmological Theories Through History
 
The Universe By Numbers
 
Glossary of Terms
 
A Few Random Facts
 
Sources

 
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Sources

In the preparation of this website I have made free use of a great many books and websites. Among the most important and most often referenced (although in no particular order) are:

BOOKS

  • “The Dancing Wu Li Masters” by Gary Zukav (Perennial, 1979)
  • “God and the New Physics” by Paul Davies (Penguin, 1983)
  • “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking (Bantam, 1988)
  • “Deep Time” by David Darling (Bantam Press, 1989)
  • “The Physics of Star Trek” by Lawrence M. Krauss (Basic Books, 1995)
  • “Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces That Shape the Universe” by Martin Rees (Basic Books, 2000)
  • “A Briefer History of Time” by Stephen Hawking (Bantam, 2005)
  • “Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You” by Marcus Chown (Faber and Faber 2007)
  • “The Quirks and Quarks Guide to Space” by Jim Lebans (McClelland and Stewart, 2008)
  • “Death from the Skies! These are the Ways the World Will End...” by Philip Plait (Viking, 2008)
  • “You Are Here - A Portable History of the Universe” by Christopher Potter (Vintage, 2009)

TV & VIDEO

  • "The Elegant Universe" (Nova, 2003)
  • "The Universe" (History Channel, 2007)
  • "Journey to the Edge of the Universe" (National Geographic Channel, 2008)
  • "Stephen Hawking, Master of the Universe" (Channel 4, 2008)
  • "Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking" (Discovery Channel, 2010)
  • "Through the Wormhole" (Science Channel, 2010)
  • "How the Universe Works" (Discovery Channel, 2010)
  • "The Fabric of the Cosmos" (Nova, 2011)

WEBSITES

CONTACT ME

If there are any glaring errors in this website, the fault is almost certainly my own (and not that of these sources). I would appreciate any feedback, complaints, notification of broken links, copyright infringements, even spelling mistakes, to lukem@lukemastin.com.

 
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