A Brief History of Time (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, May 4, 2011 - Science - 212 pages
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A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?

Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.
  

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I love his writing style. - Goodreads
very very fuckin hard to read but effing worth it - weRead
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Amazing insights to the mind of a physicist. - Goodreads
I got to chapter four before I lost the plot. - weRead

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I was quite impressed by this book, especially that I'm not that engulfed into the cosmological side of things. And now it's truly got me interested to researching into it a bit more. In this book ... Read full review

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Very basic and acts as an overview for beginners. Read full review

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Contents

Chapter Two Space and Time
15
Chapter Three The Expanding Universe
37
Chapter Four The Uncertainty Principle
55
Chapter Six Black Holes 83
171
Chapter Twelve Conclusion
192
ACKNOVI ElGMENTS
208
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Stephen Hawking is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge; his other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, Black Holes and Baby Universes and The Universe in a Nutshell.




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