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The grand design : [new answers to the ultimate questions of life]

Author: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory, " a collection of overlapping  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN: 9780593058299 0593058291 9780593058305 0593058305
OCLC Number: 696106562
Notes: Includes index.
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Description: 200 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The mystery of being --
The rule of law --
What is reality? --
Alternative histories --
The theory of everything --
Choosing our universe --
The apparent miracle --
The grand design.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow.

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When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or does  Read more...

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