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Educational science books for the daily commute?

  1. Mar 11, 2016 #1
    I am posting this here instead of "Science and math textbooks" because I am looking for suggestions on an easy reading but educational book, not a workbook.

    I am by no means an expert, but I have a solid backgound in math and physics from college (Engineering), as well as self-study with workbooks in the fields of special/general relativity, quantum mechanics etc on a hobby basis. I am looking for a book that can be read on my daily commute that does not require pencil and paper work.

    I have finished most of Brian Greene's work (The elegant univers/The fabric of the cosmos/The hidden reality).

    Now I'm not sure where to go, I mean Brian Greene set the standard high. He has an incredible ability to explain even the most complicated ideas, and he does it in a fun and interesting way. You never really fall out or "dull out".

    I was pointed towards "The ancestors tale, Richard Dawkins", but I saw there is an updated version being released in a couple months so I want to wait for that!

    Can anyone suggest some good, educational reads?

    Thanks :)
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  3. Mar 11, 2016 #2


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    The Drunkard's Walk by Leonard Mlodinow was pretty good.
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