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Books like Gamow's?

  1. Aug 25, 2004 #1
    Hi I'm new here.

    I enjoyed reading George Gamow's books, and obviously I'm wanting more. Any recomendations? I'm looking for modern physics topics presented gently for layperson (i.e. like Gamow's books).

    I'm thinking to buy Brian Greene's books: "The Elegant Universe" and "The Fabric of the Cosmos". Are they good? Or should I buy some other book?


    Gamow is great, I wished I read those books when I was in highschool. I've never thought after more than 10 years programming computers I'm actually thinking to go back to school to learn physics. That's actually not possible at the moment so I guess I should stick with books.
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  3. Aug 25, 2004 #2


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    Read anything you can find by John Gribbin.
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