Books by Jim Baggott

Released: Sept. 4, 2017

"Baggott provides a wild but expert and comprehensive ride; readers will agree that while we have learned a great deal about matter, we still don't understand it."
An imaginative book that seeks the answer to the question, what is matter? Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"Baggott pulls no punches in his accusation that modern physics has left the realm of reality and is, instead, its own brand of fiction."
Science writer Baggott (Higgs: The Invention and Discovery of the God Particle, 2012, etc.) argues that many of the more esoteric theories that have captured scientific and public attention no longer abide by the rules of scientific exploration. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2011

"Quantum theory may deny us the possibility of properly comprehending physical reality, but Baggott's account is smart and consoling."
A shimmering tour d'horizon of quantum theory from popular-science writer Baggott (Atomic: The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb, 1939-49, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >