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Stephen Hawking's universe : the cosmos explained

Author: David Filkin
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Big Bang, black holes, time warps, life, our universe and everything; all explained in everyday language."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Filkin, David.
Stephen Hawking's universe.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1997
(OCoLC)707439472
Named Person: Stephen Hawking
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Filkin
ISBN: 0465081991 9780465081998 0465081983 9780465081981
OCLC Number: 37369385
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Sun, sky and inspiration --
ch. 2. Christian complications --
ch. 3. Seeing the light --
ch. 4. In the beginning --
ch. 5. Relics, singularities and ripples --
ch. 6. Matter of atoms --
ch. 7. Energy to create everything --
ch. 8. Searching in the dark --
ch. 9. Exotic excursions --
ch. 10. Extraterrestrial intelligence and the baffling quasars --
ch. 11. In search of black holes --
ch. 12. Blowing it up out of all proportion --
ch. 13. Everything tied up with string --
ch. 14. Stephen Hawking's universe.
Responsibility: David Filkin.
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This is a study of Stephen Hawking's work, and provides simple explanations for our existence and that of the world around us. Understanding the movement of galaxies allowed scientists to develop the  Read more...

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