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Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time has become an international publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over ten ...Show synopsisStephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time has become an international publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over ten million copies worldwide and lives on as a science book that continues to captivate and inspire new readers each year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discussed in it were at the cutting edge of what was then known about the universe. In the intervening twenty years there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and macro-cosmic world. Indeed, during that time cosmology and the theoretical sciences have entered a new golden age . Professor Hawking is one of the major scientists and thinkers to have contributed to this renaissance. This special edition, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the book's original ground-breaking publication is surely destined to become a coveted collectors' item.Hide synopsis
Brief History of Time (Bantam Books) – Hardcover (1988)
Stephen Hawking, Hawking, Carl Sagan (Introduction by)
Hardcover, Bantam Books 1988
ISBN: 055305340X ISBN-13: 9780553053401
From the time of the ancient Greeks through the present time, this historical overview of cosmology is told by one of the most famous and fascinating scientists today.From the time of the ancient Greeks through the present time, this historical overview of cosmology is told by one of the most famous and fascinating scientists today.Hide
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Packed with information. I got lost a few times and had to refer back to previous chapters, but really this is exactly what I was looking for. I wanted to know more about Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Quantum Mechanics and Black Holes and I got all of that and lots more. Well worth reading.
Hawking again tries to sound intelligent with his hard core atheist beliefs, of no Creator needed, the universe made itself from nothing.
The man is so close to death and he still rejects God as his Savior.
This book, A Brief History of Time, describes in depth what the universe is truly like. In the beginning we learn how the universe was formed through the big bang. From that he began talking about all the mysteries of the universe. To end the book he started talking about how the universe has to end ...
This book belongs in every home, establishment and bookshelf because it helps US, the public, realise our place in the cosmos.
With a lovely introduction by the wonderful Carl Sagan, this book starts off with discussing the mechanics of gravity, space and the physical universe.
The beginning is not ...
Dear Stephen, You are a magical fellow... To say the least. I am a bit askew with all of the theoretical "Realitivy", but I have Ideas that could and would change the world, especially around energy. Perhaps we may talk some day or you will review some of my ideas @ www.otterthink.blogspot.com ...
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