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The illustrated A brief history of time

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1996.
Series: A labyrinth book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature of the universe, but since that time there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic worlds. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent discoveries of the Cosmic Background Explorer  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 0553103741 9780553103748 0593040597 9780593040591
OCLC Number: 34745975
Notes: "A Labyrinth book"--Title page verso.
Originally published: A brief history of time. New York : Bantam Books, 1988.
Includes index.
Description: 248 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Our picture of the universe --
Space and time --
The expanding universe --
The uncertainty principle --
Elementary particles and the forces of nature --
Black holes --
Black holes ain't so black --
The origin and fate of the universe --
The arrow of time --
Wormholes and time travel --
The unification of physics --
Conclusion : Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton.
Series Title: A labyrinth book
Other Titles: Brief history of time
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.
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In this revised edition, Stephen Hawking includes recent developments in the field of cosmology. Explaining his theories through a visual dimension, the book is designed to help the lay reader to  Read more...

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"This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. We journey into Hawking's universe, while marvelling at his mind" The Sunday Times "A Brief History of Time: 'It is the publishing Read more...

 
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