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

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: London : Bantam Books, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Was there a beginning of time? It 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, from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 0553175211 9780553175219 0553401653 9780553401653 0553176986 9780553176988
OCLC Number: 220581002
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Aventis Prizes 1989 (UK)
Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 18 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 --
Conclusion --
Albert Einstein --
Galileo Galilei --
Isaac Newton.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Hawking ; introduction by Carl Sagan ; illustrations by Ron Miller.

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