skip to content
The grand design Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The grand design

Author: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2012 Bantam Books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow, University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking 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 theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN: 9780553384666 055338466X 9780553907070 0553907077
OCLC Number: 778085096
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 199 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 23 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.

Abstract:

Presents scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe. This title reveals the Model dependent realism, the multi verse, the top-down theory of cosmology, and the unified M-theory. It also  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This is mind-blowing stuff" The Sunday Times

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/778085096>
library:oclcnum"778085096"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/778085096>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"2012 Bantam Books trade pbk. ed."
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"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."
schema:description"Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow, University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking 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 theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) of the blank spots in quantum physics."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/312338454>
schema:genre"Popular works."
schema:genre"Popular works"
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The grand design"
schema:numberOfPages"199"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.