ERIN'S LIST OF COOL SCIENCE TYPE BOOKS:

Edwin A. Abbott
FLATLAND - A Romance of Many Dimensions
Harper & Row, NY, originally published in 1880's
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Dionys Burger
SPHERELAND - A Fantasy About Curved Spaces & an Expanding Universe
Harper & Row, NY, 1965

Richard P. Feynman
QED The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey 1985

Stephen Hawking
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME
Bantam Books, NY, 1988, 1996

Steven Weinberg
THE FIRST THREE MINUTES A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
Basic Books (Perseus Books Group), New York, NY, 1977, 1988, 1993

Paul Davies
THE LAST THREE MINUTES Conjectures about the ultimate fate of the universe
BasicBooks (subsidiary of Perseus Books, LLC), NY, 1994

Brian Greene
THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE - SUPERSTRINGS & DIMENSIONS
W. W. Norton & Company, NY, 1999

Brian Greene
THE FABRIC of the COSMOS - SPACE, TIME & REALITY
W. W. Norton & Company, NY, 1999

Brian Greene
THE HIDDEN REALITY - PARALLEL UNIVERSES
W. W. Norton & Company, NY, 1999

Peter D. Ward & Donald Brownlee
RARE EARTH - Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe
Copernicus, Springer-Verlag, NY, 2000

Ursula Goodenough
THE SACRED DEPTHS of NATURE
Oxford University Press, Oxford, NY, 1998

Tim Flannery
THE ETERNAL FRONTIER - An Ecological History of North America and it's Peoples
Grove Press, NY, 2001

Michael Pollan
THE BOTANY of DESIRE - A Plant's Eye View of the World
Random House, NY, 2001

Jarad Diamond
GUNS, GERMS, and STEEL -  The Fates of Human Societies
W.W. Norton & Company, NY, 1997, 1999

T. M. Helliwell
Intorduction to Special Relativity
Allyn and Bacon, Inc.  Boston, MA, 1966, 1967

Walter Isaacson
EINSTEIN - His Life and Universe
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