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A briefer history of time

Author: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: New York : Bantam Dell, 2008, ©2005.
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"Although 'briefer,' this book is much more than a mere explanation of Hawking's earlier work. A briefer history of time both clarifies and expands on the great subjects of the original, and records the latest developments in the field--from string theory to the search for a unified theory of all the forces of physics"--Cover, page 4.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN: 0553385461 9780553385465
OCLC Number: 522229020
Description: 162 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Thinking about the universe --
Our evolving picture of the universe --
The nature of a scientific theory --
Newton's universe --
Relativity --
Curved space --
The expanding universe --
The Big Bang, black holes, and the evolution of the universe --
Quantum gravity --
Wormholes and time travel --
The forces of nature and the unification of physics --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow.

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Addresses the nature of space and time, the role of God in creation, the history and future of the universe. This book guides nonscientists in the search for the tantalizing secrets at the heart of  Read more...

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