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Black holes and baby universes and other essays

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In thirteen essays and one extended interview Hawking discusses imaginary time, how black holes can give birth to baby universes, and scientists' efforts to find a complete unified theory that would predict everything in the universe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Young adult nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-
Black holes and baby universes and other essays.
New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)899699817
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Stephen Hawking; Stephen W Hawking
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 0553095234 9780553095234 9780553374117 0553374117
OCLC Number: 28113477
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 182 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Oxford and Cambridge --
My experience with ALS --
Public attitudes toward science --
A brief history of A brief history --
My position --
Is the end in sight for theoretical physics? --
Einstein's dream --
The origin of the universe --
The quantum mechanics of black holes --
Black holes and baby universes --
Is everything determined? --
The future of the universe --
Desert Island Discs : an interview.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.
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In thirteen essays and one extended interview Hawking discusses imaginary time, how black holes can give birth to baby universes, and scientists' efforts to find a complete unified theory that would predict everything in the universe.

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