Top Ten 21st Century Science Non-Fiction Writers


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1Sean 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 HawkingStephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

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. - Kiteretsunu

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

3Marcus ChownMarcus Chown is a science writer, journalist and broadcaster, currently cosmology consultant for New Scientist magazine.

Some of his work was what made me determined to study physics. It's truly inspiring. - PositronWildhawk

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. - PositronWildhawk

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. - PositronWildhawk

9Richard Dawkins

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

10Sam Kean

The Contenders

11Michio KakuV1 Comment
12Phil Plait
13Ethan Siegel
14Lee Smolin
15Peter Woit

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

16Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.

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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