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  • Published: 1 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9780857501004
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99
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A Brief History Of Time

From Big Bang To Black Holes




Stunningly repackaged edition of the international bestseller

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece which begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time.

  • Pub date: 1 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9780857501004
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Grand Design, and Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures.
He died on 14 March, 2018.

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Praise for A Brief History Of Time

“This app/book version of Hawking's famous laymen book is just an amazing piece of learning. This makes much more accessible and understandable the complex and awesome topics dealt by Hawking as he explains how our universe works. I am just in awe at how creative he is to produce one of a kind e-book like this. The pace, illustrations and connections of topics within the book are so helpful and so appropriate for the new generation used to tweets and small bites of information. You can flip over some topics when you have some time, learn some amazing fact, and come back later which no rush or worry about how fast you are progressing through the book. Hope other books on complex topics are translated to this format. And I love the updates of the latest science since the publication of the original book. We have learned so much in the last decade that I agree with Hawking, it is an honour to live in this times.”

Ribozyme

“'This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. We journey into Hawking's universe, while marvelling at his mind'”

The Sunday Times

“'He can explain the complexities of cosmological physics with an engaging combination of clarity and wit...His is a brain of extraordinary power'”

Observer

“'To follow such a fine mind as it exposes such great problems is an exciting experience'”

The Sunday Times

“'One of the most brilliant scientific minds since Einstein'”

Daily Express

“'Master of the Universe...One scientist's courageous voyage to the frontiers of the Cosmos'”

Newsweek


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