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Stephen Hawking - A Brief History of Time (The Illustrated) (2nd Hand Hardback)

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Professor Stephen Hawking is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. Here, his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time is illustrated to bring his theories to life in a clear, captivating and visually engaging way.

Was there a beginning of time?

Could time run backwards?

Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?

These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers.

Following his passing in March 2018, A Brief History of Time will continue to forever stand as his gift to the world. Few books have carried such a seismic impact, opening millions of minds to the deep cosmos in language that is both succinct and clear. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

In this illustrated edition, Professor Hawking explains his complex theories through a fresh visual dimension. Over 150 stunning colour illustrations have been specially commissioned for this purpose to help the reader understand what have become popular mythic images of our century, but which nonetheless remain difficult, abstract ideas to grasp. This stunning gift edition also includes a new appendix with updates to the text and tributes to Stephen Hawking.

  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Science & Technology
  • Published : 1996 (This Edition 2018 - Bantam Press)
  • ISBN : 9780593077184
  • SKU : B003155
  • PPC : SP1000gm
  • RRP : £25
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

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External Reviews

'This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. We journey into Hawking's universe, while marvelling at his mind' - The Sunday Times.

'Stephen Hawking can explain the complexities of cosmological physics with an engaging combination of clarity and wit.' - The Observer.

'Exceptional writing explaining the mysteries and beauty of our universe. The book is very fascinating and highly enjoyable. Highly recommended'.

'This book is mind blowing'.

'A masterpiece'. - Amazon Reviews.

The Author

Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death.

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