Brief History of Time, A

Brief History of Time, A

Summary

#1 NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking's book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin-and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending-or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends? Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Timeplunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and "arrows of time," of the big bang and a bigger God-where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.

Author: Hawking, Stephen W.

Language: English | Copyright: 1996


Vocabulary Words

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  • relativity
  • quarks
  • formulations
  • fluctuations
  • postulate
  • photons
  • thermodynamics
  • quark
  • emission
  • conjectured

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