The restless Universe
The restless Universe

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Further reading

John D. Barrow (1988), The World Within the World, Oxford.
Richard P. Feynman (1992), The Character of Physical Law, Penguin Books.
Brian Greene (1999), The Elegant Universe, W. W. Norton.
Werner Heisenberg (1990), Physics and Philosophy, Penguin Books.
Jan Hilgevoord (ed.) (1994), Physics and our view of the world, Cambridge.
Steven Weinberg (1993), Dreams of a final theory, Vintage.
William Berkson (1974), Fields of Force, RKP.
I. Bernard Cohen (1987), The Birth of a New Physics, Penguin.
P. M. Harman (1982), Energy, Force and Matter, Cambridge.
Abraham Pais (1986), Inward Bound, Oxford.
Christopher Ray (1987), The Evolution of Relativity, Adam Hilger.
Silvan S. Schweber (1994), QED and the men who made it, Princeton.
Emilio Segrè (1980), From X-rays to Quarks, Freeman.
Emilio Segrè (1984), From Falling Bodies to Radio Waves, Freeman.
On Heisenberg: D. C. Cassidy (1992), Uncertainty, New York.
Richard P. Feynman (1985), 'Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman!', Unwin.
David Gooding and Frank James (eds) (1985), Faraday Rediscovered, Stockton.
Helge Kragh (1990), Dirac, Cambridge.
Walter Moore (1992), Schrödinger, Cambridge.
On Einstein: Abraham Pais (1982), Subtle is the Lord, Oxford.
Ivan Tolstoy (1981), James Clerk Maxwell, University of Chicago Press.
On Newton: Richard S. Westfall (1980), Never at Rest, Cambridge.

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