The trouble with physics: The rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next L Smolin HMH, 2007 | 1911 | 2007 |

Discreteness of area and volume in quantum gravity C Rovelli, L Smolin Nuclear Physics B 442 (3), 593-619, 1995 | 1573* | 1995 |

Lorentz invariance with an invariant energy scale J Magueijo, L Smolin Physical Review Letters 88 (19), 190403, 2002 | 1481 | 2002 |

The life of the cosmos L Smolin Oxford University Press, USA, 1997 | 1420 | 1997 |

Loop space representation of quantum general relativity C Rovelli, L Smolin Nuclear Physics B 331 (1), 80-152, 1990 | 1143 | 1990 |

Three roads to quantum gravity L Smolin Hachette UK, 2008 | 1054 | 2008 |

Generalized Lorentz invariance with an invariant energy scale J Magueijo, L Smolin Physical Review D 67 (4), 044017, 2003 | 929 | 2003 |

Time reborn: From the crisis in physics to the future of the universe L Smolin HMH, 2013 | 815 | 2013 |

Spin networks and quantum gravity C Rovelli, L Smolin Physical Review D 52 (10), 5743, 1995 | 772 | 1995 |

Gravity's rainbow J Magueijo, L Smolin Classical and Quantum Gravity 21 (7), 1725, 2004 | 632 | 2004 |

Knot theory and quantum gravity C Rovelli, L Smolin Physical Review Letters 61 (10), 1155, 1988 | 598 | 1988 |

Weaving a classical metric with quantum threads A Ashtekar, C Rovelli, L Smolin Physical Review Letters 69 (2), 237, 1992 | 507 | 1992 |

Principle of relative locality G Amelino-Camelia, L Freidel, J Kowalski-Glikman, L Smolin Physical Review D—Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology 84 (8), 084010, 2011 | 465 | 2011 |

Nonperturbative quantum geometries T Jacobson, L Smolin Nuclear Physics B 299 (2), 295-345, 1988 | 409 | 1988 |

Towards a theory of spacetime structure at very short distances L Smolin Nuclear Physics B 160 (2), 253-268, 1979 | 344 | 1979 |

Did the universe evolve? L Smolin Classical and Quantum Gravity 9 (1), 173, 1992 | 341 | 1992 |

The singular universe and the reality of time RM Unger, L Smolin Cambridge University Press, 2015 | 310 | 2015 |

Linking topological quantum field theory and nonperturbative quantum gravity L Smolin Journal of Mathematical Physics 36 (11), 6417-6455, 1995 | 286 | 1995 |

Covariant action for Ashtekar's form of canonical gravity T Jacobson, L Smolin Classical and Quantum Gravity 5 (4), 583, 1988 | 281 | 1988 |

The case for background independence L Smolin The structural foundations of quantum gravity, 196-239, 2006 | 278 | 2006 |