Top Ten 21st Century Science Non-Fiction Writers


July 28, 2015 - For all who are into science, enjoy this list. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Sean Carroll
Personable, knowledgeable, entertaining, and has high level material.
Clear and concise discussions in books, blog posts and T.V. /debates.
Amazing science communicator, up there with deGrasse Tyson and the late Carl Sagan.

2Stephen Hawking
Brief history of time, universe in a nutshell, essays explaining black holes, etc are some of his brilliant works. Truly what made me into physics.


If you read either his past or his modern work, you are certainly in for a treat. That's undeniable.


3Marcus Chown
Some of his work was what made me determined to study physics. It's truly inspiring.


4Jim Al-Khalili
One of the most underrated writers of today. He knows everything that's in physics, and makes the most complex matters as easy as counting.


5John Gribbin

6Michael Brooks

7Brian Greene
He is able to explain deep science issues, very very precisely, using simple and regular analogies from current life... As Einstein required... Until you would not be capable of explaining it to your grandmother, you can not claim to truly understand it (science)

8Caleb Scharf
Great for astrophysicists and cosmologists anywhere.


9Sam Kean

10Richard Dawkins
Biology isn't my field of greatest interest, but you cannot help but admire this man's talent in explaining it all.


The Contenders

11Michio Kaku
Someone, do tell me, what came over me that made me leave MK out?


12Phil Plait

13Ethan Siegel

14Lee Smolin

15Peter Woit
The book Not Even Wrong along with a physics and math blog by that name

16Steven Weinberg
How is it possible that this name did not came up first? He is definitely the best writer, reasons: truly deep and crystal clear argumentations.

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