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The nature of space and time

Author: S W Hawking; Roger Penrose
Publisher: Princeton, N.J ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2000.
Series: Isaac Newton Institute series of lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [8th printing, and 1st pbk. printing]View all editions and formats
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Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. On this issue, two of the world's famous physicists - Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose - disagree.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S W Hawking; Roger Penrose
ISBN: 0691050848 9780691050843 9780691037912 0691037914
OCLC Number: 912327342
Description: viii, 141 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: <LI>Classical Theory (Hawking) <LI> Structure of Spacetime Singularities (Penrose) <LI> Quantum Black Holes (Hawking) <LI> Quantum Theory and Spacetime (Penrose) <LI> Quantum Cosmology (Hawking) <LI> The Twistor View of Spacetime (Penrose) <LI> The Debate (Hawking and Penrose)
Series Title: Isaac Newton Institute series of lectures.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose.

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Over the past thirty years, Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose have done more than anyone to further our understanding of the nature of gravitation and cosmology... The Nature of Space and Time is the Read more...

 
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