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Stephen Hawking : a life in science

Author: Michael White; John Gribbin
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dutton, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of physicist Stephen Hawking interweaving the events of his life with concise explanations of his theories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Michael, 1959-
Stephen Hawking.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dutton, ©1992
(OCoLC)625187862
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Stephen Hawking; Stephen W Hawking; Stephen W Hawking
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael White; John Gribbin
ISBN: 0525934472 9780525934479 0452269881 9780452269880 0670840130 9780670840137
OCLC Number: 25204720
Notes: "Published in Great Britain by Penguin Books, Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 304 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The day Galileo died --
Classical cosmology --
Going up --
Doctors and doctorates --
From black holes to the big bang --
Marriage and fellowship --
Singular solutions --
The breakthrough years --
When black holes explode --
The foothills of fame --
Back to the beginning --
Science superstardom --
When universe has babies --
A brief history of time --
The end of physics? --
Hollywood, fame and fortune.
Responsibility: Michael White and John Gribbin.

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Biography of physicist Stephen Hawking interweaving the events of his life with concise explanations of his theories.

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