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

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Bantam ed.View all editions and formats
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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 by one of the world's greatest thinkers. 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 the Big  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9780857501004 0857501003
OCLC Number: 743474145
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Aventis Prize for Science Books 1989.
Description: xi, 240 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.

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Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein,  Read more...

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"Master of the Universe... One scientist's courageous voyage to the frontiers of the Cosmos" Newsweek "This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. We journey into Hawking's universe, Read more...

 
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