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A briefer history of time

Author: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : 1st large print edView all editions and formats
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A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features full-color illustrations and an expanded treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN: 0375728333 9780375728334
OCLC Number: 61885065
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 260 pages (large print) : color illustrations ; 24 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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A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features full-color illustrations and an expanded treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts.

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