List of available reviews of books about physics

(Linked to review)
Falk, Dan Universe on a T-Shirt 5.0 6/17/2004 A very readable introduction to the latest theories in physics, with an excellent review of the history of science thrown in — and, no equations!
Garwin, Richard L. Megawatts and Megatons 5.0 6/10/2005 Two vexing problems facing us today are nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Here, physicists Garwin and Chartak do an admirable job of describing the situation and presenting policy options.
Krauss, Lawrence M. The Physics of Star Trek 5.0 11/09/1995 What are the real scientific prospects for the fictional technologies used aboard the starship Enterprise? Dr. Krauss prognosticates.
McPhee, John The Curve of Binding Energy 5.0 12/28/1997 Atom-bomb physicist Theodore B. Taylor presents his life — and a warning about the lack of security in America's nuclear materials stockpiles.
Wilczek, Frank Longing for the Harmonies 4.5 11/25/2000 The structure of modern physics considered as a musical composition
Quality Ranges for Book Reviews
The books are rated from 0 to 5 in increments of 0.5. Colors represent the following quality ranges:
4.0 to 5.0 Quality: HIGH (Color = Aqua) Competent to exceptional; well worth the money
2.0 to 3.5 Quality: FAIR (Color = Lime) Useful despite some flaws; may or may not be worth buying.
0.5 to 1.5 Quality: POOR (Color = Yellow) Seriously flawed; read it if you wish, but don't buy it.
0.0 to 0.0 Quality: YUCK (Color = Fuchsia) Avoid this book at all costs!
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