A brilliant scientific history book on astrophysics. August 2, 2006Posted by J.P. in Monkey thought.
You rarely find a scientific history book this addictive. Once you pick it up, expect to spend the next a couple of days on it.
In “Black Holes & Time Warps, Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy.“, Dr. Kip Thorne not only gives us a general introduction to theory of relativity, quantum mechanics and many other topics in astrophysics, he also vividly tells the story of scientists’ exploration and struggle in the course of finding the truth of the universe.