Here’s a fun book that may not be in your library, since it seems to be hard to get a hold of: All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals by John Conway, C.M. Kosemen, and Darren Naish.
I got about halfway through The Violinist’s Thumb by Sam Kean before the library asked for it back (and I’m happy to give it up).
I do not understand quantum physics at all and I am not excited about the Higgs boson.
If the universe keeps contracting, it will become the puny-verse.
This month’s National Geographic Magazine and this week’s The Economist each have an article about Edmond Halley, of comet fame.