John L. Heilbron

Professor Emeritus


2021: The ghost of Galileo: In a Forgotten Painting from the English Civil War, Oxford University Press. 

2019: Niels Bohr: A very short introduction, Oxford University Press.

2018: The History of Physics: A very short introduction, Oxford University Press. 

2015: Physics: A short history from quintessence to quarks, Oxford University Press. 

2013: Love, Literature, and the Quantum Atom, with Finn Aaserud, Oxford University Press.

2010: Galileo, Oxford University Press.

2003: The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science (ed.), Oxford University Press.

2003: Ernest Rutherford and the Explosion of Atoms, Oxford Portraits in Science, Oxford University Press.

1999: The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatorie, Harvard University Press.

1997: Geometry Civilized: History, Culture, Technique, Oxford University Press.

1989: Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, with Robert W. Seidel, University of California Press.

1986: The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, University of California Press.

1979: Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Study of Early Modern Physics, University of California Press.

1974: H. G. J. Moseley: The Life and Letters of an English Physicist, 1887-1915, University of California Press.