Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays: And Other Essays (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, May 11, 2011 - Science - 192 pages
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THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.
 
In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally transformed the way we think about physics, the universe, reality itself. In these thirteen essays and one remarkable extended interview, the man widely regarded as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein returns to reveal an amazing array of possibilities for understanding our universe.

Building on his earlier work, Hawking discusses imaginary time, how black holes can give birth to baby universes, and scientists’ efforts to find a complete unified theory that would predict everything in the universe. With his characteristic mastery of language, his sense of humor and commitment to plain speaking, Stephen Hawking invites us to know him better—and to share his passion for the voyage of intellect and imagination that has opened new ways to understanding the very nature of the cosmos.




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User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

After he wrote 'A brief history of time', Stephen Hawking wrote another book which I have read. This book, similar to the last one, really gave me a better understanding of cosmology. This book was recommended by one of my dads friends and I recommend it to any science lover. Read full review

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User Review  - Lupita - Goodreads

Not as complex as I thought. Its very descriptive and give to the reader a lot of examples to understand the theories and the concepts. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
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Thirteen
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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 Brief History of Time, A Briefer History of Time and The Universe in a Nutshell.




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