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Hawking, Stephen 1942-

Works: 937 works in 3,269 publications in 33 languages and 100,244 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Science television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Contributor, Actor, Creator, Interviewee, Other, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager, Host, Commentator, Originator
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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes by Stephen Hawking( Book )
308 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 11,415 libraries worldwide
In the years since the publication of Hawking's A Brief History of Time, readers have repeatedly told Hawking of their great difficulty in understanding some of the book's most important concepts. This is the reason for A Briefer History: his wish to make its content more accessible to readers--as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings. Purely technical concepts, such as the mathematics of chaotic boundary conditions, are gone. Conversely, subjects of wide interest that have now been given entire chapters of their own, including relativity, curved space, and quantum theory. This reorganization has allowed the authors to expand areas of recent progress, from string theory to exciting developments in the search for a unified theory of all the forces of physics.--From publisher description
The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking( Book )
73 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 4,275 libraries worldwide
Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is after the Grail of science, the theory of everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He involves us in the attempts at uncovering its secrets, from supergravity to supersymmetry, from quantum theory to M-theory, from holography to duality, and now, at the very frontiers of science, superstring theory and p-branes. He shares his eagerness to "combine Einstein's general theory of relativity and Richard Feynman's idea of multiple histories into a complete unified theory that will describe everything that happens in the universe." With characteristic exuberance, Hawking invites us to be fellow travelers on this extraordinary voyage through spacetime
The grand design by Stephen Hawking( Book )
80 editions published between 1120 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 3,914 libraries worldwide
Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories
God created the integers : the mathematical breakthroughs that changed history by Stephen Hawking( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
Includes works by : Euclid, Archimedes, Diophantus, Rene Descartes, Isaac Newton, Pierre Simon De LaPlace, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, George Boole, Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann, Karl Weierstrass, Richard Julius Wilhelm Dedekind, Georg Cantor, Henri Lebesgue, Kurt Godel, Alan Mathison Turing
George's secret key to the universe by Lucy Hawking( Book )
77 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
George and his new friends, Annie and her dad Eric, travel around the universe with the help of Eric's supercomputer Cosmos. But someone steals Cosmos and it is up to George to save Cosmos and Eric, who has fallen into a black hole. Includes scientific facts and photos about space. Suggested level: primary, intemediate
Into the universe with Stephen Hawking by Stephen Hawking( visu )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,075 libraries worldwide
Presents the latest advances in cosmological thought, including the mathematics of astronomy, the Big Bang theory of creation, the nature of matter, the discovery and implications of dark matter, quasars and black holes, and the question of how the Big Bang began
The nature of space and time by Stephen Hawking( Book )
70 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,042 libraries worldwide
Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united in a single quantum theory of gravity? Two of the world's most famous physicists--Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose--disagree on this. Here they explain their positions in a work based on six lectures with a final debate, all originally presented at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge.--From publisher description
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy ( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
The world-renowned physicist presents a revolutionary look at the momentous discoveries that changed the perception of the world with this first-ever compilation of seven classic works on physics and astronomy. Features landmark writings by some of the world's great thinkers, including Copernicus, Newton, and Kepler. Illustrations
The illustrated A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,742 libraries worldwide
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 satellite (COBE), which probed back in time to within 300,000 years of the universe's beginning and revealed wrinkles in the fabric of space-time that he had projected. Eager to bring his original text the new knowledge revealed by these many observations, as well as his most recent research, for this expanded edition Professor Hawking has prepared a new introduction to the book, written an entirely new chapter on the fascinating subject of wormholes and time travel, and updated the original chapters. This edition is enhanced throughout with more than 240 full-color illustrations, including satellite images, photographs made possible by spectacular technological advances such as the Hubble Space Telescope, and computer-generated images of three and four dimensional realities
The theory of everything : the origin and fate of the universe by Stephen Hawking( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
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George's cosmic treasure hunt by Lucy Hawking( Book )
38 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,354 libraries worldwide
George and Annie at Space Camp in America discover a mysterious riddle that will send them on an action-packed, rollercoaster trail across the universe, involving Martian sunsets, far-distant star systems and a dangerous enemy
Stephen Hawking's A brief history of time : a reader's companion by Stephen Hawking( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
Contains personal interviews of nine people who know Professor Hawking describing him, his life, and work, finally Professor Hawking talks about himself
A stubbornly persistent illusion : the essential scientific writings of Albert Einstein by Albert Einstein( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
Brings together a compilation of the most important works by Albert Einstein, presenting his papers on the Theory of Relativity, quantum theory, statistical mechanics, the photoelectric effect, and other studies that transformed modern physics
The future of spacetime ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
"Our minds tell us that some things in the universe must be true. The new physics tells us that they are not, and in the process it blurs the line between science and science fiction. Here are six essays by those who walk that line, moving ever further out in discovering the patterns of nature, aimed at readers who share their fascination with the deepest mysteries of the universe."--Jacket
A brief history of time by Errol Morris( visu )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about in a film set against the backdrop of Stephen Hawking's life story
A briefer history of time by Stephen Hawking( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe with an easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts
The large scale structure of space-time by Stephen Hawking( Book )
71 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
This 1973 book discusses Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and its predictions concerning black holes and singularities in space-time itself
Three hundred years of gravitation by Stephen Hawking( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( file )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Stephen W. Hawking, widely regarded as the most brilliant physicist since Einstein, discusses in a friendly and self-deprecating manner age-old questions about the origin and fate of the universe
Hawking on the big bang and black holes by Stephen Hawking( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Stephen Hawking, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, has made important theoretical contributions to gravitational theory and has played a major role in the development of cosmology and black hole physics. Hawking's early work, partly in collaboration with Roger Penrose, showed the significance of spacetime singularities for the big bang and black holes. His later work has been concerned with a deeper understanding of these two issues. The work required extensive use of the two great intellectual achievements of the first half of the Twentieth Century: general relativ
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Choking, S. 1942-
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Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author
Stephen Hawking Brits theoretische natuurkundige, kosmoloog en auteur
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Stephen Hawking matematico, fisico e cosmologo britannico
Stephen Hawking physicien théoricien et cosmologiste britannique
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Stiven Hokinq
Stīvens Hokings
Xawkyng, Stepn 1942-
Στήβεν Χώκινγκ
Стивен Уильям Хокинг
Стивен Хокинг английский физик-теоретик и космолог, популяризатор науки
Стивен Ҳокинг
Стивън Хокинг
Стывен Уільям Хокінг
Стівен Гокінг
Хокинг С. 1942-
Хокинг С. В. 1942-
Хокинг, С. (Стивен), 1942-
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Ստիվեն Հոքինգ
הוקינג, סטיבן ו 1942-
הוקינג, סטיבן ויליאם 1942-
סטיבן הוקינג
סטיווען האקינג
استیون هاوکینگ
ستيفن هوكنج، 1942-
ستيفن هوكينج
ستیفن هاوکینگ
سٹیفن ہاکنگ
هوكنغ، ستيفن، 1942-
स्टीफन हॉकिंग
स्टीफन् हाकिङ्ग्
ষ্টিফেন হকিং
স্টিফেন হকিং
ਸਟੀਫਨ ਹਾਕਿੰਗ
ஸ்டீபன் ஹோக்கிங்
స్టీఫెన్ హాకింగ్ స్టీఫెన్_హాకింగ్
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സ്റ്റീഫൻ ഹോക്കിങ്
สตีเฟน ฮอว์คิง
სთივენ ჰოუქინგი
სტივენ ჰოუკინგი
스티븐 호킹
호킹, 스티븐 1942-
호킹, 스티븐 W. 1942-
호킹, 스티븐 윌리엄 1942-
ホーキング, S. W
ホーキング, スティーヴン
ホーキング, スティーヴン 1942-
ホーキング, スティーヴン・W
ホーキング, スティーブン・W
史蒂芬·霍金 英国物理学家
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