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A brief history of time

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2017 Bantam Books Trade Paperback EditionView all editions and formats
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Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9780553109535 0553109537 9780553380163 0553380168
OCLC Number: 1005987912
Notes: "Includes new material"-- front cover
Includes index.
Description: ix, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Our picture of the universe --
Space and time --
The expanding universe --
The uncertainty principle --
Elementary particles and the forces of nature --
Black holes --
Black holes ain't so black --
The origin and fate of the universe --
The arrow of time --
Wormholes and time travel --
The unification of physics --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.

Abstract:

Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. 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.
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