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Stephen Hawking's universe : an introduction to the most remarkable scientist of our time

Author: John Boslough
Publisher: New York, NY : Avon Books, 1989, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the theoretical work of the outstanding British physicist Stephen Hawking, who has done noteworthy work in cosmology.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Stephen Hawking; Stephen W Hawking
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boslough
ISBN: 0380707632 9780380707638
OCLC Number: 19765136
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 149 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Quarks and quasars --
ch. 2. Against the odds --
ch. 3. Galileo's eyes --
ch. 4. Einstein connection --
ch. 5. Black-hole encounter --
ch. 6. Exploding black holes --
ch. 7. Final question --
ch. 8. Bubble or bang --
ch. 9. Anthropic principle.
Responsibility: John Boslough.

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Describes the theoretical work of the outstanding British physicist Stephen Hawking, who has done noteworthy work in cosmology.

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