Ettore Majorana - was an Italian theoretical physicist who worked on neutrino masses. He disappeared suddenly under mysterious circumstances while going by ship from Palermo to Naples. The Majorana equation and Majorana fermions are named after him.
Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics Robert Gilmore An imaginative allegory of quantum physics, written and illustrated (!) by a CERN physicist, doubly brilliant for flying in the face.
Max Planck, physicist "Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are part of nature and therefore part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character - One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest).Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. In this li...
Resource: to help young physicists understand that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Great way to teach air pressure and thrust!
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Albert Einstein, easily the most recognizable C. scientist, not least thanks to his astonishing photogenic hair and general demeanor, was born Mar. His miracle year, where he produced four groundbreaking papers (on the.