Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Readers worldwide have come to know the work of Stephen Hawking through his phenomenal million-copy hardcover best-seller A "Brief History Of Time". Bantam is proud to present the paperback edition of Dr. Hawking's first new book since that event, a collection of fascinating and illuminating essays, and a remarkable interview broadcast by the BBC on Christmas Day, 1992. These fourteen pieces reveal Hawking variously as the scientist, the man, the concerned world citizen, and-always-the rigorous and imaginative thinker. Hawking's wit, directness of style, and absence of pomp characterize all of them, whether he is remembering his first experience at nursery school; calling for adequate education in science that will enable the public to play its part in making informed decisions on matters such as nuclear disarmament; exploring the origins or the future of the universe; or reflecting on the history of "A Brief History Of Time. Black Holes And Baby Universes" is an important work from one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century.
"[Hawking] sprinkles his explanations with a wry sense of humor and a keen awareness that the sciences today delve not only into the far reaches of the cosmos, but into the Inner philosophical world as well".- "New York Times Book Review"
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justindtapp - LibraryThing
A long drive called for a good audio book. Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by Stephen Hawking fit the bill. Hawking is the famous physicist who also has ALS. Hawking published this ... Read full review
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Now nearly 20 years old, Stephen Hawking's collection of essays are rather a mixed bag. Some of his personal stories about his youth and contracting ALS have been repeated to some extent in other ... Read full review
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