Category Book Reviews

So You Want to Learn Physics…

(This post is cross-posted to my new site: http://www.susanjfowler.com/blog/2016/8/13/so-you-want-to-learn-physics)    Introduction Over the past few years, ever since writing “If Susan Can Learn Physics, So Can You”, I’ve been contacted by people from all backgrounds who are inspired and want to learn physics, but don’t know where to start, what to learn, what to read, and […]

Essential General Relativity Books

Right now, I’m taking a course on General Relativity with Justin Khoury here at Penn. As I work through the problem sets and supplement my lecture notes, I’ve compiled a list of what I think are the most useful books on the topic. I’m sure I’ll find more as the course goes on, but here […]

Philosophy of Science Anthologies

There are a lot of Philosophy of Science anthologies out there. Quite a few of them are the same or very similar – they all have the classic papers and excerpts plus some additional papers that the editors select (based on their own interests) – and its hard to know which ones to choose. I’ve […]