Forces of Nature

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Author: Andrew Cohen & Brian Cox

I love reading about physics, even though the maths escapes me. I’m still not sure if that’s because I’m no good at the maths or I just find it boring so my brain just switches off. But I love the theory. I love the way it opens your mind and gets the old cogs whirring. For any science fiction writer, science fact is the perfect inspiration, and sometimes reality is weirder than imagination.

We live in an amazing Universe, full of sensational things that haven’t been discovered or even thought of yet, and Professor Brain Cox brings these ideas to the fore. His passion for discovery is contagious, and if you have ever watched one of his documentaries you’ll understand why. 

Handy hint: Don’t read before coffee. I tried reading this first thing in the morning on the way to work, but my brain doesn’t work that way. It’s definitely an evening or bathtub companion.

Read this if you like: The planet Earth, physics, cosmology, science, non-fiction.

Rated: 4 scoops out of a possible 5 flavours.