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Hawking, Stephen 1942-2018

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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes by Stephen Hawking( Book )

533 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in 21 languages and held by 10,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brief History of Time, published in 1988, was a landmark volume in science writing and in world-wide acclaim and popularity, with more than 9 million copies in print globally. The original edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. But the ensuing years have seen extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic world--observations that have confirmed many of Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book. Now a decade later, this edition updates the chapters throughout to document those advances, and also includes an entirely new chapter on Wormholes and Time Travel and a new introduction. It make vividly clear why A Brief History of Time has transformed our view of the universe
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Book )

105 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 4,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. But the intervening years have seen 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 to his original text the new knowledge revealed by these observations, as well as his own recent research, Professor Hawking has prepared a new introduction to the book, written an entirely new chapter on wormholes and time travel, and updated the chapters throughout."--BOOK JACKET
The grand design by Stephen Hawking( Book )

71 editions published between 1120 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,190 WorldCat member 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."
The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Stephen Hawking takes us to the cutting edge of theoretical physics to explain in laymen's terms the principles that control our universe. Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is seeking to uncover the grail of science-the elusive Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He guides us on his search to uncover the secrets of the universe-from supergravity to supersymmetry, from quantum theory to M-theory, from holography to duality. He takes us to the wild frontiers of science, where superstring theory and p-branes may hold the final clue to the puzzle. Copious four-color illustrations help clarify this journey into a surreal wonderland where particles, sheets, and strings move in eleven dimensions; where black holes evaporate and disappear, taking their secret with them; and where the original cosmic seed from which our own universe sprang was a tiny nut
The nature of space and time by Stephen Hawking( Book )

110 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 3,592 WorldCat member 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
God created the integers : the mathematical breakthroughs that changed history by Stephen Hawking( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,076 WorldCat member 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
A stubbornly persistent illusion : the essential scientific writings of Albert Einstein by Albert Einstein( )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,360 WorldCat member 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 large scale structure of space-time by Stephen Hawking( )

88 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Einstein's General Theory of Relativity leads to two remarkable predictions: first, that the ultimate destiny of many massive stars is to undergo gravitational collapse and to disappear from view, leaving behind a 'black hole' in space; and secondly, that there will exist singularities in space-time itself. These singularities are places where space-time begins or ends, and the presently known laws of physics break down. They will occur inside black holes, and in the past are what might be construed as the beginning of the universe. To show how these predictions arise, the authors discuss the General Theory of Relativity in the large. Starting with a precise formulation of the theory and an account of the necessary background of differential geometry, the significance of space-time curvature is discussed and the global properties of a number of exact solutions of Einstein's field equations are examined. The theory of the causal structure of a general space-time is developed, and is used to study black holes and to prove a number of theorems establishing the inevitability of singualarities under certain conditions. A discussion of the Cauchy problem for General Relativity is also included in this 1973 book."--Publisher's website
George's secret key to the universe by Lucy Hawking( Book )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,980 WorldCat member 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
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member 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 theory of everything : the origin and fate of the universe by Stephen Hawking( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21st Century Science Grant
George's cosmic treasure hunt by Lucy Hawking( Book )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George's best friend Annie needs help. Her scientist father, Eric, is working on a space project - and it's all going wrong. A robot has landed on Mars, but is behaving very oddly. And now Annie has discovered something weird on her dad's super-computer. Is it a message from an Alien? Colliding hadrons! If Earth is to be saved, George and Annie - with the help of their computer genius friend Emmett - must use the super-computer to travel into space. First stop Mars - and then on to the very edge of the known galaxy, as they follow one clue after another on a fabulous treasure hunt across the cosmos. Could there be life out there? How do you find a planet in outer space? And if you could talk to aliens, what would you say? [back cover]
Stephen Hawking's A brief history of time : a reader's companion by Stephen Hawking( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and French and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains personal interviews of nine people who know Professor Hawking describing him, his life, and work, finally Professor Hawking talks about himself
Hawking on the big bang and black holes by Stephen Hawking( )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member 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
The future of spacetime by Javier García Sanz( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,129 WorldCat member 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 Stephen Hawking( Visual )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about against the backdrop of the life story of Stephen Hawking
Brief answers to the big questions by Stephen Hawking( Book )

17 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originally gave him only two years to live. In later life he could communicate only by using a few facial muscles, but he continued to advance his field and serve as a revered voice on social and humanitarian issues. Hawking not only unraveled some of the universe's greatest mysteries but also believed science plays a critical role in fixing problems here on Earth. Now he turns his attention to the most urgent issues facing us. Will humanity survive? Should we colonize space? Does God exist? ​​These are just a few of the questions Hawking addresses in this wide-ranging, passionately argued final book from one of the greatest minds in history. Featuring a foreword by Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar playing Stephen Hawking, an introduction by Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne, and an afterword from Hawking's daughter, Lucy." --
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member 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
Three hundred years of gravitation( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains some of the papers of the world's foremost researchers in cosmology, relativity and particle physics. Here in one volume, the reader can find out about the significant and exciting advances made in the physical sciences today. Contributors include Hawking, Israel, Penrose, Witten, Schwarz and others
A briefer history of time by Stephen Hawking( Recording )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe and an expanded, easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts
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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes
A brief history of timeThe grand designThe universe in a nutshellThe nature of space and timeGod created the integers : the mathematical breakthroughs that changed historyA stubbornly persistent illusion : the essential scientific writings of Albert EinsteinThe large scale structure of space-timeGeorge's secret key to the universe
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Choking, S. 1942-

Choking, S. 1942-2018

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Hākīng, Istīvin, 1942-2018

Hākkiṅ, Sṭīpan̲

Hākkiṅ, Sṭīpan̲ 1942-

Hākkiṅ, Sṭīpan̲, 1942-2018

Hāvkīng, Istīfin, 1942-2018

Hawkin, Stephen W.

Hawkin, Stephen William

Hawking, Lucy i Stephen

Hawking S. W.

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Hawking, S.W. 1942-2018 (Stephen William)

Hawking, S.W. (Stephen W.)

Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.), 1942-

Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.), 1942-2018

Hawking, S. W. (Stephen William), 1942-2018

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Hawking, S. William 1942-2018

Hawking Stephen

Hawking, Stephen 1942-

Hawking, Stephen 1942-2018

Hawking Stephen i Lucy

Hawking Stephen W.

Hawking, Stephen W. 1942-

Hawking, Stephen W. 1942-2018

Hawking, Stephen W. (Stephen William), 1942-2018

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Hawking Stephen William 1942-2018

Hawkingas Stephenas

Hoking, S.

Hoking, Stiven

Hokingas S.

Hokingas S.V.

Hokingas Stivenas

Hokingas Stivenas V.

Hokings, S. (Stīvens), 1942-2018

Hokings, Stīvens 1942-

Hokings, Stīvens, 1942-2018

Hokings, Stīvens Viljams, 1942-2018

Huojin, Shidifen 1942-

Huojin, Shidifen, 1942-2018

Khokin, Stiwjen 1942-2018

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Xawkyng, Stepn 1942-

Xawkyng, Stepn 1942-2018

Στήβεν Χόκινγκ Βρετανός κοσμολόγος

Στήβεν Χώκινγκ

Стивен Уильям Хокинг

Стивен Уильям Хокинг Ағылшын теориялық физик және космолог, ғылымды танымал

Стивен Хокинг английский физик-теоретик и космолог, популяризатор науки

Стивен Хокинг англиски теориски физичар

Стивен Хокинг енглески теоретски физичар

Стивен Ҳокинг

Стивен Һокиң

Стивън Хокинг

Стивън Хокинг английски астрофизик

Стывен Уільям Хокінг

Стывен Уільям Хокінг англійскі фізік-тэарэтык

Стывэн Гокінг

Стівен Гокінг

Стівен Гокінґ британський фізик-теоретик та космолог, популяризатор науки

Хокин, Стивен 1942-2018

Хокинг С.

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הוקינג, סטיבן, 1942-

הוקינג, סטיבן ו 1942-

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סטיבן הוקינג

סטיבן הוקינג אסטרופיזיקאי ותאורטיקן אנגלי, ששימש כפרופסור באוניברסיטת קיימברידג'

סטיווען האקינג

استیون هاوکینق

استیون هاوکینگ

استیون هاوکینگ فیزیک دان و کیهان شناس بریتانیایی

اسٹیفن ہاکنگ برطانوی نطریاتی طبیعیات دان، ماہر فلکیات، پروفیسر اور مصنف

ستىفېن ۋىليام خاۋكىڭ

ستيفن هوكنج، 1942-

ستيفن هوكينج

ستيفن هوكينج عالم كون وفيزياء نظرية ومؤلف بريطاني

ستیفن هاوکینگ

سٹیفن ہاکنگ

هاوکينگ، استيفن

هاکينگ، استيون

هوكنغ، ستيفن، 1942-

स्टीफन हॉकिंग

स्टीफन हकिंग अङ्ग्रेजी भौतिक शास्त्री, लेखक र क्यामब्रिज विश्वविद्

स्टीफन हॉकिंग ब्रिटिश भौतिकशास्त्री, प्रोफ़ेसर आ लेखक

स्टीफन हॉकिंग ब्रितानी भौतिक विज्ञानी, लेखक

स्टीफन हॉकिंग सैद्धांतिक भौतिकशास्त्रज्ञ आणि विश्वशास्त्रज्ञ

स्टिफन हकिङ

स्टिफन हकिङ ब्रितानी भौतिक विज्ञानी, ब्रह्माण्ड विज्ञानी, लेखक

स्टीफन् हाकिङ्ग्

स्टीफन् हाकिङ्ग् एकः जगत्विख्यातः विज्ञानी

ষ্টিফেন হকিং

ষ্টিফেন হকিং এজন সিদ্ধান্তগত পদাৰ্থবিদ আৰু অন্তৰীক্ষ বিজ্ঞানী

স্টিফেন হকিং

স্টিভেন হকিং ব্রিটিশ তাত্ত্বিক পদার্থবিজ্ঞানী

ਸਟੀਫਨ ਹਾਕਿੰਗ

ਸਟੀਵਨ ਹਾਕਿੰਗ ਭੌਤਿਕ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀ

સ્ટીફન હૉકિંગ ભૌતિકશાસ્ત્રી

ଷ୍ଟିଫେନ ହକିଙ୍ଗ

ஸ்டீபன் ஹோக்கிங்

స్టీఫెన్ హాకింగ్ ఆంగ్లేయ భౌతిక శాస్త్రవేత్త, ఖగోళ శాస్త్రవేత్త, రచయిత

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ಸ್ಟೀಫನ್‌ ಹಾಕಿಂಗ್

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സ്റ്റീഫൻ ഹോക്കിങ് ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് ഭൗതികശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനായിരുന്നു സ്റ്റീഫൻ വില്യം ഹോക്കിങ്ങ്

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스티브 호킹 1942-2018

스티븐 호킹

스티븐 호킹 1942-2018

스티븐 호킹 영국의 이론물리학자

호킹, 스티브 1942-2018

호킹, 스티븐 1942-2018

호킹, 스티븐 W. 1942-2018

호킹, 스티븐 윌리엄 1942-2018


スティーヴン・ホーキング イングランドの物理学者

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 1942-2018

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

史蒂芬·霍金 英國理論物理學家,宇宙學家和作家


霍金, 史蒂芬

霍金 工於理論物理學、宇宙學,著書立說,以是成名

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