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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1988.
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Provides an introduction to today's scientific ideas about the cosmos and reviews past theories. Also covers black holes, quarks, antimatter, and other mysteries of physics.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawking, S.W. (Stephen W.).
Brief history of time.
Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1988
(OCoLC)567933131
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 0553052438 9780553052435 055305340X 9780553053401
OCLC Number: 17105155
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Our picture of the universe --
Space and time --
The expanding universe --
The uncertainty principle --
Elementary particles and the forces of nature --
Black holes --
Black holes ain't so black --
The origin and fate of the universe --
The arrow of time --
The unification of physics.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Hawking ; introduction by Carl Sagan ; illustrations by Ron Miller.
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Provides an introduction to today's scientific ideas about the cosmos and reviews past theories. Also covers black holes, quarks, antimatter, and other mysteries of physics.

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