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Hawking on the big bang and black holes

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, ©1993.
Series: Advanced series in astrophysics and cosmology, vol. 8.
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Stephen Hawking is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists of our time. This book contains a personal selection of his most significant papers on gravitational theory  Read more...

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Named Person: S W Hawking
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9810210787 9789810210786 9810210795 9789810210793
OCLC Number: 28953343
Description: vi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The singularities of gravitational collapse and cosmology, R.Penrose; the event horizon; particle creation by black holes; cosmological event horizons, thermodynamics and particle creation, G.W.Gibbons; action integrals and partition functions in quantum gravity, G.W.Gibbons; introductory survey, general relativity - an Einstein centenary survey, W.Israel; the path integral approach to quantum gravity in general relativity; wave function of the universe, J.B.Hartle; quantum cosmology; the origin of structure in the universe, J.J.Halliwell; wormholes in spacetime; the chronology protection conjecture.
Series Title: Advanced series in astrophysics and cosmology, vol. 8.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.

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