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Here are some interesting links, which may be of recreational (and
other) use, prepared by Nick Halmagyi. Please visit again soon, since
these will be added to as time goes by.

Recreational
Links

Caltech hosts the

Superstringtheory website.
It has a wealth of information and even interviews with the great
string theorists as well as a description of the state of the art.

JPierre has a
useful site, even a tutorial.

The
particle adventure is an introduction to modern particle
physics.

The

Cambridge group has some very interesting stuff on Einstein's
General Relativity.

You'll find an interesting read at

beyond string theory.

Robbert
Dijkgraaf has an interesting site and as always, some cute pictures.

Does your name appear in the binary expansion of

pi ?

Books

This website recommends that you use

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textbookhound to hunt down the
best price on

your book purchases.

There is a wealth of popular literature on particle physics, string
theory and cosmology,

and it all claims to be written in "layman's terms". Here is our
preferred selection.

Briane
Greene has written a critically acclaimed book, "The Elegant
Universe", which is a great introduction to String Theory.

Steven
Weinberg, has several books, most notably, "The First Three
Minutes", which talks about early universe cosmology.

Kip Thorne's
book, "Black Holes and Time Warps" is an absorbing history of
Einstein's general relativity.

Television

Stephen Hawking
has a 6 part documentary,

Stephen Hawking's Universe.

See the recent PBS TV series of

Briane
Greene, based on the book mentioned above. There is an exellent
website on it

here.